Every backyard get together should include some game playing. Save money and repurpose items you already have around the house to create fun DIY games the whole family can enjoy. Here are some fun DIY backyard games.
Washable Chalk Paint for Kids. Peyton and Handyn did this today and they had fun for hours. My backyard, fence, concrete, windows, and even the dogs are very colorful. Recommend to anyone with young kiddos.
Take that mosquitos!- Mosquito trap - Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the straight part of the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and 1/2 cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that you exhale. The yeast feeds off the sugar and emits the same gas, so the mosquito enters the bottle, thinking she will find food there.
I AM SO DOING THIS Dinosaur eggs: 1 1/4 cups dirt, 1 1/4 cups flour, 3/4 cups of salt, 1/2 cup if sand. mix dry ingredients start adding water slowly until it holds form, form around critters of your choice let dry in the sun and let the kids enjoy discovering whats inside.