If you want to engage children in some physical activities that are disguised as play, these outdoor physical education games will be a big hit! These are great ideas for a kids birthday party or simply as ways to increase physical fitness with your child's neighborhood playmates. In addition to the fun outdoor games, physical play like this helps children develop … [Read more...] about Fun Outdoor Games For Kids: 3 Physical Education Games For Children’s Birthday Parties Or Neighborhood Fun
Two of my favorite outdoor games that are generally considered adult party games, group activities, and sometimes even team-building exercises are: Scavenger Hunts - completing tasks or collecting items on a list Geocaching - looking for hidden treasures near where you live They're travel games... with a twist! Both games dictate precisely where you're going … [Read more...] about How To Plan A Scavenger Hunt: A Fun Adult Game To Play Outdoors (Or Indoors)
Have you ever played horseshoes? It's a fun backyard game. But when you think about it, horseshoes can be a pretty dangerous game -- especially when children come running through the yard without giving a thought to their personal safety. Those hefty chunks of iron are capable of causing a fairly serious injury. There is another fun backyard game that follows the same … [Read more...] about Washers Game: Rules, Scoring & Instructions For Building Your Own Hillbilly Horseshoes Game
Hoping to take Cornhole from the Midwest (Cincinnati to be exact, where it first became popular) all across the country, they've created a movie centered around the game of Cornhole. Have you seen it yet? Me neither. In fact, I don't think it's been released yet. But I'm looking forward to it! Here's the inside scoop about Cornhole: The Movie... … [Read more...] about ‘Cornhole: The Movie’ Takes A Popular Backyard Game To The Big Screen
We're always looking for new backyard games to try out. For the first time this weekend, I played this new backyard game called Chip Challenge. It was fun! They refer to it as 'the horseshoes of golf'... and I guess it is, to an extent. It's soooooo simple. Yet fairly challenging at the same time. And the best part: It's never the same game twice! Yep, this one ranks … [Read more...] about Chip Challenge Game: The Horseshoes Of Golf
Q: How do you know when Disc Golf has become a viable sport? A: When Frisbees cost $20... each! This photo was taken in our local Play it Again Sports -- a store which re-sells used sports equipment. The reality of the moment struck me when I realized that the above Frisbees ranged in price from $7.99 to $19.99... used! I remember when Frisbees were just a … [Read more...] about Disc Golf: The Art of Throwing Frisbees At Targets
Trust me, there's a lot more fun to be had with a Frisbee than just tossing it back & forth at the park with a buddy! Perhaps you've already heard about Frisbee Golf... but would you believe there are even MORE events & activities you enjoy with a Frisbee than that?! Here's everything you need to know about all the ways have fun with a Frisbee, including how & … [Read more...] about Fun With A Frisbee: A Wide Variety of Disc Games & Events
Yes, the Harry Potter craze has made its way into schools, playards and backyards across the country ...in more ways than one! But did you know the unique children's game portrayed in the movie is now all the rage among kids? Everyone wants to play Quidditch! Quidditch, the children's game, is a cross between soccer and tag, and it was invented by J.K. Rowling … [Read more...] about How To Play Quidditch: The Harry Potter Game For Children
Bolo Toss -- also known as Ladder Golf -- is an extremely addictive backyard game of skill... similar to horseshoes, but different. It's a lawn game that is appropriate for all ages, and can actually be played indoors as well as outdoors. Simply put, you toss a Bolo (piece of rope with a golf ball attached at both ends) toward a Ladder (usually made from PVC plastic … [Read more...] about How To Play Bolo Toss & Ladder Golf Backyard Lawn Games
Who knew when I wrote about playing with my friend's Cornhole (game!) a month ago, that article would quickly become one of our most popular? So, I decided to find out everything I could about this FUN game... And, after playing it myself for the first time just weeks ago, I have to admit... while I had terrible aim, no power, and barely scored any points, it was a heck … [Read more...] about Everything You Want To Know About Playing Cornhole: The Best Backyard Game Ever!
Following are step-by-step instructions, photographs, and diagrams to make your own Cornhole game set. How To Make Cornhole Boards Here's everything you need to build the Cornhole boards themselves: … [Read more...] about How To Build Your Own Cornhole Game Platforms
We had a little backyard fun with friends a couple weeks ago at Neil & Abby's house. It was mostly all our softball friends... We got there late, so most folks had already come and gone. But it's never too late to get your Cornhole on! ...Think of it as a "bean bag toss for adults". Then, imagine that it's fun. … [Read more...] about Cornhole Game Fun For Everyone!
My mom (on the right) is an avid golfer. She's been participating in amateur golf tournaments -- and quite often winning -- for decades now. She has always secretly wished that I (pictured on the left) would take up golf too. This was the closest I ever got... riding in the golf cart while mom played a round of golf with my husband in Nashville. For more golf humor, … [Read more...] about Golfing Buddies Laughing At Golf Humor
Jim kept my mom in stitches the entire time on the golf course this day! Listen to Bud Light's Real American Heroes ”Mr. Driving Range Ball Picker Upper": … [Read more...] about Between A Laugh And A Tear On The Golf Driving Range