There’s no better time for backyard games than summer. Use your DIY spirit to make these giant yard games that won’t break the bank for a weekend of fun.

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Giant Lawn Scrabble

Get everyone off their cell phones and outside for a great family game. You can make you own giant scrabble pieces out of wood squares, cardboard, or purchase a pre-made set online!

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Lawn Twister

You need three things for lawn twister: your backyard, spray paint (the type that can be easily sprayed off), and people. You may need to get creative for the game’s spin board.

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Bean Bag Toss or DIY Cornhole Set

Cornhole, bean bags…whatever you call it, this game is easy for any age and fun to make your own personalized boards! Brit + Co has the full instructions on how to make this popular game a new lawn ornament for your backyard.

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Giant Jenga

Giant Jenga is a classic and inexpensive game to put together yourself. Color the wood blocks for a bit of extra summer fun, but get ready for some extreme Jenga competitions with the neighborhood!

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Yard Dominoes

If you aren’t a fan of Jenga, yard dominoes are a great alternative for those blocks. Easy to make, easy to use and a whole set that will work for many summers to come.

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Pool Noodles Obstacle Course

All you need are pool noodles and stakes to secure them in the ground. The best part is no course will ever be the same!

Take a break from these great backyard games with one of our amazing patio furniture sets and enjoy the summer breeze. Keep an eye on dad… he’s been known to cheat.

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