Condo Blues: 20 Super Fun Super Sized Outdoor Games

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

20 Super Fun Super Sized Outdoor Games

I played a lot of board games as a kid. Between my friends and I, we had and played all of the major games from Candyland to Ants in the Pants to Stratego.

That’s why I love this trend of super sizing childhood games and playing them outside.  If you want ideas on what outdoor games to play at your next cookout or BBQ, think back to the board games you loved to play as a kid and make it giant size!

20 Big Backyard Games


1. Giant Jenga from A Beautiful Mess
2. Giant Connect Four (Four in a Row) from Amazon
3. DIY Hop Scotch Path and Bean Teepee from The (Mis)Adventures of a Born Again Farm Girl
4. Giant Tic Tac Toe from Condo Blues
5. Tutorial: Oversized Memory Game from Dollar Store Crafts


6. Giant Guess Who? Game from Oh So Lovely Vintage
7. Giant Bubble Wand Kit from Amazon – I have one and it is a crazy amount of fun!
8. Giant Wood Dice for Yard Yahtzee from Amazon
9. Giant Bananagrams from Constantly Love Struck
10. Airplane Swing Tutorial  from Whitney's Workshop


11. How to Make a Giant Ker Plunk Game from This Old House
12. Corn Hole Game from Condo Blues
13. DIY Giant Pick-up Sticks  from I Heart Nap Time
14. Super Jumbo Playing Cards from Amazon
15. Life Size Angry Birds Game – including a big Slingshot! from My 4 Misters and Their Sister


16. DIY Giant Back­yard Check­ers from Traditional
17. Outdoor Dominoes Tutorial from One Dog Woof
18. Lawn Scrabble from AJC
19. Make a Giant Twister Game Board from Luxe Living Forum
20. Giant Garden Chess Set at Amazon

What are your favorite outdoor games?

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