12 Backyard Games To Keep Your Family Entertained All Summer Long

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Yard Dice
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Being able to spend more time outdoors with family is one of the best parts about summer. Make the most of the time you have together with these fun backyard games that will provide some friendly competition and hours of entertainment for both kids and adults. This list includes indoor games like Jenga and tic-tac-toe that have been reimagined into larger versions ideal for outdoor play. Of course there are also classic backyard games like cornhole and horseshoe that you'll want to introduce your kids to while they're young. Order a few of these games now so you'll be able to enjoy them this summer and for years to come.

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Bamboo Cornhole Board

Bamboo Cornhole Board
Wayfair

BUY IT: $97.99; wayfair.com

Bamboo boards offer a polished look with lighter weight for transporting. The set includes two boards, eight bean bags, and a carrying case.

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Giant Jenga

Giant Jenga
Amazon

BUY IT: $118.50; amazon.com

The classic family game reimagined for outdoor play. Each of the 54 blocks are over 14 times larger than the original game pieces

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Giant Games Checkers & Tic Tac Toe

Checkers and Tic-Tac-Toe Set
Wayfair

BUY IT: $67.99; wayfair.com

Waterproof foam squares can transform from checkers to tic-tac-toe in minutes. The checkerboard is 4 feet by 4 feet and the tic-tac-toe board is 3 feet by 3 feet.

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Ladderball Set

Ladderball Set
Bed Bath & Beyond

BUY IT: $39.99; bedbathandbeyond.com

For ages 6 and up, this easy-to-assemble game includes two targets and six bolas. The lightweight PVC pieces fold into a compact unit for easy storing and transporting.

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Horseshoe Set

Horseshoe Set
Walmart

BUY IT: $19.99; amazon.com

This rubber horseshoe set offers easy setup and cleanup so you can be playing in no time without putting any holes into Dad's perfectly manicured lawn.

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Lawn Darts

Lawn Darts
Kohl's

BUY IT: $19.99; kohls.com

Players can earn points by landing the oversized lawn darts inside the rings. The game is suitable for two to four players.

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Ring Toss

Target Washers Game Ser
Target

BUY IT: $38.49; target.com

This game can be as simple or difficult as you want based on the distance between targets and the natural elements in your backyard.

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Backyard Foot Golf Set

Foot Golf
Bed Bath & Beyond

BUY IT: $34.99; bedbathandbeyond.com

Soccer and golf come together for an active game that can be enjoyed by the whole family. For ages 3 and up.

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Rollors Game

Rollors Yard Game
Amazon

BUY IT: $49.95; amazon.com

Though you may not have heard of Rollors before, it will become your new go-to game. The high-quality wood pieces come in a compact carrying bag that make it easy to store and transport.

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Wooden Yard Dice

Yard Dice
Target

BUY IT: $29.99; target.com

This set of six wooden dice can be used for more than 50 different games.

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Wooden Lawn Bowling Set

Lawn Bowling Set
The Home Depot

BUY IT: $49.89; homedepot.com

Hand-painted pine bowling pins and bowling balls will allow you to enjoy a game of bowling anywhere at anytime.

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Spikeball Set

Spikeball Set
Target

BUY IT: $59.99; target.com

This game can be best described as a mix between four square and volleyball. The first team to 21 points will claim the victory.

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