clever.  just cut shapes in a tarp

DIY Summer Outdoor Activities For Kids & Adults. Great game for birthday parties or picnics. Cut shapes in a tarp & outline cut edges with duct tape.

penny drop

Penny Drop Inexpensive game using a fish tank, jar, water and pennies! Great for an ocean theme party or an outdoor party with carnival style games. Fill tank with water. Place jar in tank. Drop pennies and if it goes into the jar, it's a winner.

Back to School Carnival

Photo Booths are so much fun so why not include one at your Fall Carnival? Families will love being able to access their own photos and order copies.

Carnival Game Idea: Race The Ducks

Duck racing with water blasters! (And lots of other great backyard carnival games!

squirt  race

Easy project for poolside fun - carnival game-boat races with water squirters (are these girls from the future? Whats with the hair?) Check out the website for

Clothes Pin Drop

How to Throw a Kids' Carnival Party

Clothespin Drop Game Kids need good aim, a steady arm, and nerves of steel to succeed at this game: dropping a clothespin into the mouth of a glass bottle.