15 Engaging and Simple Games to Keep the Kids Entertained Outdoors

    15 Engaging and Simple Games to Keep the Kids Entertained Outdoors

    15 Engaging and Simple Games to Keep the Kids Entertained Outdoors
    Tania
    9:24 AM EDT, June 5, 2022, updated: 7:01 PM EDT, June 5, 2022

     Restless kids fidgeting on the couch, the clock ticking slower than usual, and you’re fresh out of ideas for things to do - outdoor activity. You don’t need a fancy building set for this give your them a nice surprise preparing games & activities in your backyard. They're easy to make and will make your little ones not want to come home from the outdoors. 😉

    #1 Bowling

    An uncomplicated arcade game. You can make pins out of cans, bottles filled with water colored in different colors or chip tubes.

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    #2 Water Balloons

    Perfect fun during hot days. Fill the balloons with water and hang them on the tree. Breaking them is a lot of fun.

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    #3 Artwork

    If your kids love to do artwork, then make an open-air painting studio for them.

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    A sheet, clear plastic wrap, or bubble wrap that you can wrap around the tree trunk will work well as a canvas.

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    #4 Basketball Throw

    Another interesting dexterity game that involves throwing a ball into a basket. The role of the container can also be played by buckets, bowls or pots.

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    #5 Balance Exercise

    Everyone would like to learn how to walk a tightrope 😉 Attach taut ropes to two trees, and use one to make something like a belay.

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    #6 A River in the Garden

    You can make a river in your backyard by yourself. A simple aluminum foil or an old gutter will be perfect for this. Children can launch ships on it and play pirates 😉 .

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    #7 Water Pistols

    Children love water guns. Make a tower out of plastic cups that they can shoot at freely.

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    #8 Ringo

    Ringo is easy to make by hand. Make circles out of paper plates. When playing, toss them onto a stick stuck in the ground or a stand that is a paper towel tube.

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    #9 Plastic to Play with

    Make a toy out of a plastic bottle, string and a large bead to practice balance & reflexes.

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    #10 Traditional tic-tac-toe

    The well-liked and popular game of tic-tac-toe can have its own outdoor version. All you need is a piece of wood, stones and paint.

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    #11 In the World of Soap Bubbles

    You don't have to buy soap bubbles at the store. You can make them out of water and dishwashing liquid. However, straws or a piece of plastic bottle will come in handy as a tool for blowing them.

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    #12 Obstacle Course

    Use hula-hoop wheels to make an obstacle course hanging in the air.

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    #13 Footprints on the Sidewalk

    Cut out mystery footprints from foam sheets. Glue them to your child's flip flops and be sure to paint them with paint. Your toddler will be able to play tracker 😉 .

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    #14 Stilts

    You can make stilts for kids out of tinsel and string.

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    #15 Jenga Like Game with Balls

    You will need some more objects (net, sticks, balls) to make this game. However, this game will get the whole family involved.

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    Which idea did you enjoy most?

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