*This article has been updated June 2020.
Summer is a time to get outside with friends and family and play games. Fun, simple outdoor lawn games bring out the silly in everyone.
These giant wood yard dice by Trademark Innovations come in a set of six. Each one is 3 ½” square, made from solid wood and comes in a natural stain. Use to play Yahtzee and other dice games outside. $17.99 for a set of six.
These Snake Eyes Yard Dominoes are made from solid wood. Each is 3 ½” by 7” by ½”. They are finished with a natural stain and come with a jute bag to hold all 28 dominoes. $59.99.
Murbles is a lawn game based on marbles. It can be played on any surface outside – grass, sand, leaves. It is good for anyone aged 5 years and up. The balls are 3” in diameter and are made from plastic. The set comes with 6 colored balls in a carry bag. $49.95.
Ring Toss is an old favorite. The rugged rope rings get tossed onto the beechwood posts. It is much harder than it looks! $19.00. Comes with a heavy duty carrying bag.
Jumping Sacks by Pacific Play are heavy duty outdoor canvas jumping sacks with reinforced handles. Each one is 26” long x 24”wide. It takes a special grown-up to think this game of racing would be fun, but all the kids will! A set of 2 is $33.99.
For the little ones, this Little Tikes Bubble Fun Pond is a happy attraction. Inflate the pond and fill with the bubble solution. The set comes with four giant bubble wands. $12.99.
This Gigantic 3 in 1 net set is for jumbo badminton, tennis & volleyball. The net is adjustable in height up to 53 inches. It is appropriate for anyone from ages 3 and up. $79.00.
This bubble blower dinosaur walks and stays still, and has lights and music. He makes hundreds of bubbles, has a bump and go feature, delighting toddlers and anyone who loves bubbles. In addition to the machine, the package also includes two bottles of bubble solution and a little screwdriver to install batteries. 38.99.
Want a little grown up competition? The Pro-League Paddles are made of lacquered laquered marine plywood, have rubberized grips and come with two balls. We call the game Kadima and it makes an easy transition from the beach to your lawn. $99.00
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