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5 DIY Backyard Games

The sun is out and so are you! Summer is a perfect time to get outside and enjoy times with your friends and family. If you're planning a summer get-together at your house, here are 5 DIY game ideas to use right in your backyard. 1. DIY Outdoor Twister We found this awesome idea from Sassy Style. What's great about this game is that it won't hurt your grass;  you'll just mow up the game when you're finished!

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2. Glow-In-The-Dark Ring Toss

Momma Did It came up with Glow-In-The-Dark ring toss. You can find many glow-in-the-dark necklaces for less than $1 at most craft stores.

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3. Lawn Bowling

Put water and food coloring in plastic 2-liter bottles for an easy-peasy game of bowling. You could even put glow sticks in the water for nighttime games. via

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4. Croquet Kick Ball

Use inexpensive pool noodles to make a croquet course in your backyard. Great idea, Inner Child Fun! Depending on how big your croquet loops are, you could even use this as an obstacle course--the possibilities are endless!

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5. Passing Game

Practice your throwing arm with this game from Spoonful. You can even modify this game for the younger crowd by using bean bags.

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Have any other DIY games you love? Let us know in the comments section, or post them to our Facebook page!

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