Fall is here, (finally) and it’s nice and cool. For a limited time only, outside is the best place to be. Call your friends over and enjoy this fabulous weather while it lasts by playing some great outdoor games that you created yourself. Raining outside? No worries. We found some tutorials for games that can be played inside too.
Get ready to play around with these do-it-yourself games from some playful bloggers around the internet.
Marble Maze via FabDIY
Balloon Dart Artwork via HelloWorld
Test your aim with balloon darts. Fill those balloons with paint, and when you’re done hitting every mark, you’ll have a cool piece of art leftover.
Chinese Checkers via LovelyIndeed
Lawn Flamingo Ring Toss via SugarandCloth
DIY Backgammon via LovelyIndeed
This backgammon board is so pretty, we don’t know if we should play with it, or hang it up on the wall. Hmm. We’ll leave the decision with you.
Yard Yahtzee via ThePinningMama
When you’re out on the lawn wondering what you’re going to do to entertain your guests while the food is on the grill, pull out your DIY set of yard Yahtzee. That should keep everyone busy until the burgers and hot dogs are ready.
DIY Guess Who via AlmostMakesPerfect
Guess Who is always great, but this tutorial takes it to a whole new level. Create your own customized Guess Who board this weekend, then enjoy a good game with a friend.
Alice in Wonderland Croquet Set Tutorial via HomeDepot
People don’t play croquet very much anymore. Why is that? We can only assume it’s because they haven’t made this Alice in Wonderland inspired croquet set, of course.
DIY Tic-Tac-Toe via KarasPartyIdeas
Don’t waste all that paper–play tic-tac-toe on this DIY board. It’ll take you no time at all to make, it looks pretty, and you’ll have fun playing a few rounds with your friends.
Giant Jenga via DreamBookDesign
It really doesn’t make sense not to make this giant Jenga set. This DIY game couldn’t be more perfect for backyard gatherings.
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