outdoor games

Octopus Tag

Octopus Tag Outdoor Family Game

Octopus Tag Rules If you’ve never played Octopus Tag, now is the time to try this fun outdoor game. It can be played by all ages and even the adults can have fun. A great family game for all ages.  It’s a great game for family get-togethers or for a party game. For additional fun, […] Read more…

DIy Outdoor Games- Ball Toss

DIY Outdoor Ball Toss Game

Games are always at the top of our list for outdoor fun during the summer months.  Kids need to get the exercise and if they have some fun activities they are bound to spend more time getting some sunshine and fresh air. We love creating games using fun items that we have repurposed for additional […] Read more…

Pool Noodle Game- Tic-Tac-Toe

DIY Tic-Tac-Toe with a Pool Noodle

Who doesn’t love Tic Tac Toe?  It’s a real tradition for any kid growing up and a fun game that can be played between children and parents.  And, it’s a game kids can actually win and feel good about their success. We made ours using two Dollar store pool noodles.  The playing mat is made […] Read more…

super ball relay race kids game

Super Ball Relay Race Game

Our kids are always looking for something to do during the hot summer months.  Sometimes it helps to have a few ideas on the drawing board to help them get motivated to get outside and get moving.  Kids definitely need to get their exercise for both health and sanity reasons (for parents and siblings, right?). […] Read more…

water balloon pinata- the original creators

Water Balloon Pinata

This Water Balloon pinata is a fun way to cool off on a hot summer day. The kids love this and it gets them up and moving. Just be sure to only use a plastic bat for swinging at the pinata. Part of our Summer Fun guide of family activities. Items needed: Package of Balloons […] Read more…

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