How to play cool activities, games for kids, and make fun summer relay games using the outdoors and simple items you can pick up for about a dollar.  You and your kids will have so much fun with these 18 Outdoor Activities with Kids Perfect for Summer, which include relay races, kids games, outdoor activities, outdoor party games, and fun game signs to go along with each children's activities!
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Game Signs

game signs 18 Outdoor Activities with Kids Party Game Signs -Party Game Signs - Summer - Good Games to Play (PRINTABLE FILE) ~ These signs are so fabulous because they not only include 18 different party game signs, they tell you how to set up and play each game, and two different versions are included; circle and rectangle signs.  These party game signs make adorable party decorations, help organize a large outdoor party, and give guests ‘activity stations’ so they know what activities they can do during the party, event, or reunion.  {{fabulous}}

Games for Kids

How to make game signs 1.  How to Make Game Signs ~ Game signs help make any game go smoother, and here's how to make your own game signs.  Outside games are perfect to play with kids during a party, play date, family reunion, summer party, or just for a family activity.  These party game signs make adorable party decorations, help organize a large outdoor party, and give guests ‘activity stations’ so they know what activities they can do during the party, event, or reunion.

Activities with Kids

How to Make Bubble Wands
2.  How to Make Bubble Wands ~ Fun outdoor activities with kids that include bubbles. You can play with bubble wands outside with kids either during a party, play date, family reunion, or just for a family activity evening.
How to Make Human Bubbles
3.  How to Make Human Bubbles ~ Create a human bubble outdoor party game with the kids. You can make this strong homemade bubble solution quickly with distilled water and Dawn dish-washing soap.  {{score}}
How to make a water balloon piñata
4.  How to Make a Water Balloon Pinata ~ Play water balloon baseball or a string of water balloon piñatas as a fun outdoor game that’s perfect for a hot summer day. It’s great for an outdoor party, family reunion, play dates, church activity, etc.  Plus, what child doesn't love ANY game with water balloons? 5.  Water Guns ~ Grab a water gun and fill it up from the pool or other container of water.  Spray other participants with guns, and be sure NOT to shoot the adults!  {{wink}}6.  Sandbox Toys ~ Place toys in the sandbox that children can play with.  Instruct children to share and when they are done to leave the toys in the sandbox.

Relay Races

Hula Hoop Relay Race
7.  Hula Hoop Relay Race ~ Here's how to play a hula hoop relay race which is a fun game to play and an easy outdoor party game to organize. Relay games like this hula hoop relay race is a great team building activity and SO much fun for kids to play.
beach ball relay race
8.  Beach Ball Relay Race ~ Relay games like beach ball relay race are good games to play outside. Beach ball relay is a great outdoor game for kids that’s quick to put together and so much fun to play.

Relay Games

water bucket relay game for kids 9.  Water Bucket Relay Game for Kids ~ How to play water bucket relay games for kids which make such fun outside activities and summer party games. These relay races are easy to play and quick to organize, plus as you can see, kids LOVE them. hoop relay 10.  Hoop Relay ~ Hoop Relay is a super fun game involving two teams.  While holding hands, try to move the hula hoop up and down the line.

Games to Play

Outdoor Lawn Twister

11.  Outdoor Lawn Twister ~ Here's how to make an outdoor twister game board on your lawn for a fun adult and/or kid party game.  {{hit of the party}} This is a fun outdoor game that’s easy to play and quick to make.

how to play badminton

12.  How to Play Badminton ~ I got the badminton rackets and birdies at the Dollar Store and used my PVC pipe photo booth as the court net. However, you can hang a rope as the net or purchase a volleyball net to use as well.  It's super easy to set up a badminton court and game!

wet sponge tag

13.  Wet Sponge Tag ~ "It" wets the sponge and starts the game of tag.  This is a super fun game perfect for outdoor parties since just about every child LOVES tag. 14.  Hopscotch ~ It's super simple to set up your own hopscotch court with sidewalk chalk!  Grab a rock for a marker and get hopping! 15.  Shaving Cream Fight ~ Stock up of Shaving Cream.  Shake can for 20 seconds. On "GO", spray opponents from the neck down.  No shooting in the face!!!  {{or at adults}}

Outdoor Party Games

hoop jump
16.  Hoop Jump with Pool Noodles ~ How to make a fun outdoor game using pool noodles, like this fun noodle course hoop jump. You can use them to jump over, crawl under, or as wickets for crochet or soccer games.
agility jump out of pool noodles
17.  Agility Jump Out of Pool Noodles ~ Create a fun agility jump game out of pool noodles! First you make the rings and then use duct tape to secure together. You can hang them from trees or lay on the ground.
javelin throw with pool noodles
18.  Javelin Throw with Pool Noodles ~ Create a fun outdoor game for kids like this javelin throw game out of pool noodles! First you make the rings and then use duct tape to secure together. You can hang them from trees as a Javelin throw or lay on the ground as an agility course.

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