100 DIY Backyard Games for Kids and Adults

Have a blast this summer with these DIY backyard games for kids and adults.

Best DIY Backyard Games for Kids and Adults

From classic games like croquet and horseshoes to new favorites like giant Jenga and cornhole, there are fun backyard game ideas for everyone to enjoy. These best outdoor games are perfect for a summer party on the 4th of July, a backyard barbecue, and more!

Most of these DIY games are super easy and cheap to make so the whole family and your guests can enjoy unlimited summertime fun on a budget. The great thing about these DIY yard games is that they don’t require a lot of equipment or preparation and can be made with common items that you probably already have!

Toss  & Aiming DIY Backyard Games

DIY Bean Bag Toss

DIY Bean Bag Toss from Mod Podge Rocks

Backyard Bean Bag Toss Game

Backyard Bean Bag Toss Game from Thrift Diving

DIY Ring Toss Backyard Game

Ring Toss Game from Mom Endeavors

Backyard $5 Tarp Game

$5 Tarp Game from The Red Headed Hostess

Human Ring Toss

Human Ring Toss from Kid Friendly Things to Do

Ladder Golf

Ladder Golf from Twin Dragonfly Designs

Pool Noodle Ring Toss

Pool Noodle Ring Toss from Mission to Save

Tin Can Toss Backyard Game

Tin Can Toss Game (source unknown)

Bean Bag Toss

Bean Bag Toss from Chica and Jo

Flamingo Toss

Flamingo Toss from Sugar and Cloth

DIY Horseshoe Pit Backyard Game

Horseshoe Pit from Creatively Southern

Bottle Ring Toss

Bottle Ring Toss from DecoArt

Football Toss wood game board

Football Toss from Cherished Bliss

Three Hole Washer Game for the backyard

Three Hole Washer Game from My Crazy Good Life

Bean Bag Ladder Toss

Bean Bag Ladder Toss from Landeelu

Marble Toss Backyard Game

Marble Toss from Pretty Handy Girl

Bean Bag Toss with plastic Bowls

Bean Bag Toss with Bowls from One More Moore

Pallet Upcycled Cornhole Board

Pallet Upcycled Cornhole Board from HGTV

Easy Frisbee Golf

Easy Frisbee Golf from Chas’ Crazy Creations

DIY Koob Backyard Game

Koob Lawn Game from Let’s Get Together

Balloon Darts Backyard Game

Balloon Darts from She Knows

Pool Noodle Toss Yard Game

Pool Noodle Toss Game from While He Was Napping

DIY Obstacles

Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course

Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course from Frugal Fun 4 Boys

Pool Noodle Obstacle Course

Pool Noodle Obstacle Course from Parents.com

Kiddie Car Wash

Kiddie Car Wash from Mom Endeavors

Pool Noodle Backyard Obstacle Course

Pool Noodle Backyard Obstacle Course from Learn Play Imagine

Backyard Obstacle Course

Backyard Obstacle Course from Teaching Mama

Outdoor Puzzle and Board Games

Outdoor Tic-Tac-Toe Game

Outdoor Tic-Tac-Toe Game from Tatertots and Jello

DIY backyard Yahtzee game with Giant Dice

Yard Yahtzee with Giant Dice from Momtastic

Giant Backyard Board Game Tutorial

Giant Backyard Board Game Tutorial from 36th Avenue

DIY Giant Matching Game

DIY Giant Matching Game from Studio DIY

Giant Pick Up Sticks

Giant Pick Up Sticks from I Heart Naptime

Giant Four in a Row Backyard Game

Giant Four in a Row from Build Basic

DIY Giant Bananagrams

DIY Giant Bananagrams from Constantly Lovestruck

Frisbee Tic Tac Toe Backyard Game

Frisbee Tic Tac Toe from One Creative Mommy

Giant Dominoes

Giant Dominoes from Lemon Thistle

Lawn Scrabble

Lawn Scrabble from AJC

giant jenga tower backyard game

Giant Jenga Tower from The Idea Room

Lawn Twister Game

Lawn Twister Game from One Good Thing

Outdoor Chess Game Table

Outdoor Chess Game Table from Shanty 2 Chic

Oversized Checkers

Oversized Checkers from A Home to Grow In

DIY backyaes twister game with Colored Shaving Cream

Colored Shaving Cream (Unknown Source)

Ladybugs Vs. Tadpoles  Game

Ladybugs Vs. Tadpoles  Game from Atta Girl Says

Water DIY Backyard Games

piñata Water Balloons

Piñata Water Balloons from Paging Fun Mums

DIY Dunk Game for the backyard

Dunk Game with a Water Bucket from The Happy Housewife

Spray Away squirt gun Game

Spray Away Game from Planet of the Abels

Sponge Water Bombs

Sponge Water Bombs from Endlessly Inspired

Squirt Gun Water Races

Squirt Gun Water Races from This Grandma is Fun

Backyard Water Party games

Backyard Water Party from Milk Allergy Mom

Water Play Table

Water Play Table from Instructables

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Sports Best Lawn Games

Hula Hoop Croquet Backyard Game

Hula Hoop Croquet from The Crafting Chicks

Batting Practice with water balloons

Batting Practice with Water Balloons from I Candy Homemade

flamingo croquet backyard game for kids

Flamingo Croquet from Style Me Pretty

Coke Bottle Outdoor Bowling Game

Coke Bottle Outdoor Bowling Game from Polka Dot Chair

Balloon Tennis

Balloon Tennis from Little Bins for Little Hands

Tetherball for Half the Cost

Tetherball for Half the Cost from Simply Kierste

Backyard wooden Bowling alley game

Backyard Bowling Alley from Ideas 2 Live 4

Tin Can Bowling Backyard Game

Tin Can Bowling from A Girl and A Gluegun

Glow in the Dark Bowling

Glow in the Dark Bowling from My Kids Adventures

DIY Soccer Goal

Soccer Goal from I Can Teach My Child

Wireless PVC Badminton Volleybal

Wireless PVC Badminton Volleyball from Instructables

Other DIY Backyard Games

Rainbow Paver Hopscotch Backyard Game

Rainbow Paver Hopscotch from Happiness is Homemade

DIY Backyard Ker-Plunk Game

Backyard Ker-Plunk Game from All Parenting

backyard Carnival Games

Carnival Games from A Turtle’s Life for Me

Backyard Scavenger Hunt

Backyard Scavenger Hunt from The Dating Divas

Plinko Game

Plinko Game from Happiness is Homemade

Backyard Slingshot

Backyard Slingshot Game from Rogue Engineer

Hook and Ring Game

Hook and Ring Game from H2O Bungalow

Marshmallow Shooters

Marshmallow Shooters from Happiness is Homemade

Pool Noodle Racetrack

Pool Noodle Racetrack from Ramblings from Utopia

Soap Boat Races

Soap Boat Races from I Heart Naptime

Pictionary with this Outdoor Chalkboard and Sidewalk Chalk

Pictionary with this Outdoor Chalkboard and Sidewalk Chalk from Hey There Home

bocce ball set

Backyard Bocce Ball Set from Amazon

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