I’ve always been a fan of simple, old-fashioned games and light sports. I like to spend as much time outside as possible each summer, preferably with family and friends. Here are some fun ideas for backyard games that are perfect to include the whole family, friends, neighbors and kids!
Croquet Set 1 of 6Enjoy the classic game of croquet in your backyard or at a local park with this well-built set from L.L. Bean.
$129 at L.L.Bean.
Horseshoes 2 of 6The old-fashioned game of horseshoes is a great way to bring the family together this summer! Try this classic set, made, for four people.
$69 at L.L.Bean.
Bocce Ball 3 of 6Bocce ball can be set up anywhere and this set works for anywhere for two to eight players.
$89 at L.L.Bean.
Badminton 4 of 6Set up this badminton net on the beach or at the park for fun summer games with kids. Set includes four rackets.
$59 at L.L.Bean.
Ring Toss Kit 5 of 6Ring toss is a great way for kids to improve their hand/eye coordination and math skills!
$16.34 at Amazon.
Lawn Darts 6 of 6This game will provide loads of backyard fun this summer. It's great for ages eight and up and works with two to four people.
$19.99 at Bass Pro Shop.
Top photo: L.L. Bean. All other photos from respective sources.
Chelsea Fuss is a blogger and prop stylist based in Portland who blogs daily at Frolic!
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