If you and your family enjoy spending time outside when the weather permits, you can greatly benefit from a few backyard games that’s fun for the whole family. Most families, especially kids enjoy playing some type of sport. There are many options to choose from such as tag football, volleyball, badminton and softball.
If you have an area where you can put up a basketball goal and cement a portion of the yard around the hoop, basketball is a fun and exciting backyard game the whole family can play. Soccer is also a fun game and all you need is a soccer ball and two goal nets. These games are easy and with the exception of the basketball hoop, very affordable.
Other games you can play in your backyard include playing in the water with a sprinkler. This is a great way to have fun and cool off and you can run through the sprinklers or ride bikes through it. Two more options include chasing each other with water guns and filling balloons with water and playing catch.
If you have a swimming pool you can have swimming matches to see who can swim the fastest or furthest. You can see who can hold their breath the longest or play with a beach ball in the pool. There are several games that can be played in the pool, just remember to exercise caution and put safety first at all times.