The great thing about lawn games is that there is something for everyone. No matter the age or skill level there are games that can get people outside spending time with their family and friends while having a blast. So often, when we have gatherings, we are trying to find ways for the younger kids to be involved, and let’s face it, not throwing fits.
Next time you plan a gathering whether your goal is to get the young kids interacting with everyone or, to have something for them to do on their own so you can have some adult time, try mixing in some of these lawn games to draw their interest and keep them entertained throughout the day.
Giant Tic Tac Toe
This giant version of the classic Tic Tac Toe is sure to be a hit with the youngsters. Whether they know how to play or not they will be drawn to the life size pieces they can place on the giant board. After playing a few rounds with the adults the kids will want to take the game over themselves facing off in the ultimate game of strategy. Let them figure out on their own that every round is likely a cat’s game.
No one can resist a good game of Kerplunk and in a giant form it’s sure to draw a crowd. This classic game that keeps players on the edge of their seat as sticks are carefully pulled, hoping the balls don’t fall. With the combination of skill and luck, this game can be competitive between all ages, or leave the kids to play on their own to face off with their friends.
This lawn game that takes the skill of bocce and combines it with the luck of flipping a coin. The game requires a little coordination but rolling the wooden rounds is easy to pick up and the luck factor can keep the game competitive. Kids will love the rolling motion and having the different numbers is a great way to practice some simple addition. This unique game is sure to be a hit with all ages, getting those generations competing as a team or as competitors.
You are never too young to practices throwing a ball into something. Bucketball feels nostalgic and can be played by anyone. Simply throw the balls into the buckets removing them from play. The first team to remove all the buckets wins the game. While this game can be highly competitive, and challenging from full distance, shortening the playing field makes it a fun option for young kids. They will love being a part of a game the adults play, and the simple game play lets them jump right in.
Tug of War
Who doesn’t love a good game of Tug of War? Always a hit with all ages this is sure to create memories as teams battle it out. Whether it is all ages in the same match, with kids dangling on the rope feeling a part of the competition, or just a bunch of kids pulling with all their might, the end result is sure to be laughter.
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