Summer sure is flying right on by. It does have a way of doing that around here. Winters that go on, and on, and on (and on) and summers that vanish in a blink.
But I will not let it slip away just yet. And we are going to squeeze each and every last drop out of these warm sunny days. What better way to enjoy the summer with little ones than with some just plain ol’ fun summer games?
Boy are there some good ones out there! Here are some awesome summer games to play outside with your little loves:
Awesomely Fun Trampoline Games – Do you have a trampoline in your backyard? If so, be sure to try out some of these games with the kids.
Walk the Line Outdoor Movement Game from Pre-K Pages – Grab some sidewalk chalk and design different paths with the children. Then let them play through different challenges. Simple, but fun!
Sidewalk Simon from Toddler Approved – Make a chalk version of the game “Simon” for the kids to play outside this summer. They can practice their colors while playing and jumping.
Shoot and Splash Activity from No Time for Flash Cards – Add some water fun to this game of blaster target practice!
DIY Lawn Yahtzee from The Pinning Mama – Bring Yahtzee outside this summer in a big way! The kids can help make the large dice and play together as a family.
Playing Four Square with Kids from My Mundane and Miraculous Life – Play this classic kids’ game in the driveway this summer. Let the children help determine the best way to play along the way.
Pool Noodle Backyard Obstacle Course from Learn Play Imagine – Put together this fun obstacle course with pool noodles and other toys. Then let the kid competitors at it and watch the fun.
Red Light Green Light from Teach Preschool – Line the kids up in the driveway or the backyard to play this favorite preschool game. You just need the kids to play, although stop and go signs make a handy addition.
Summer Twister from Eucharisteo – Turn your lawn into a game of twister with some paint and a homemade spinner.
Squirt Gun Races from This Grandma is Fun – Create an obstacle course around squirt gun challenges!
Parachute Games from NurtureStore – Grab a colorful parachute, take it outside, and entertain the kids for hours. Which of these games would the children enjoy the most?
Tag Games from The Pleasantest Thing – Summer is perfect for a game of tag. Get outside with the kids and try one of these five versions of the favorite game.
Rolling Down the Hill from What Do We Do All Day – Let the kids in on the amazing fun to be had rolling down the hills this summer.
Pool Noodle Hockey from Toddler Approved – Set up this simple hockey game in the backyard this summer! Adding pool noodles makes it even more fun.
Sponge Ball Toss from Passion for Savings – A simple way for the kids to cool down this summer while having a blast.
Angry Bird Inspired Water Balloon Game from No Time for Flash Cards – Have fun with water balloons decorated like Angry Birds!
Bicycle Games from Kids Activities Blog – These games are great for kids enamored with their bikes this summer!
Giant Jenga from A Beautiful Mess – Children who love board games will get a kick out of this super-sized Jenga to play on the back porch.
Glow in the Dark Tic-Tac-Toe from Coffee Cups and Crayons – Add some glow sticks to make a favorite game even more entertaining for a summer night.
Ice Bowling from Learn Play Imagine – Turn the driveway into an ice bowling alley for the kids. See how many pins they can knock down before the bowling ball melts.
I am sure we have enough summer left to try out a few of these summer games. I hope you do too.
Thank you for reading friends, Happy Wednesday!