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Make it Fun! DIY Outdoor Games & Activities

Make it Fun! DIY Outdoor Games & Activities

Yay! Warmer weather is finally here!! If you are as excited about summer as we are then we know you are going to love today's blog. It's time to get some fresh air and get creative. Backyard activities are such a popular trend right now, but some of them can get a little expensive. We are here to tell you, you can create backyard activities more affordably and with more of your personal style than just going and buying something. Make your backyard experience fun and enjoyable for the whole family with one of our DIY outdoor activity ideas. 

How will you play? Whether it's a cornhole board, a simple outdoor tic-tac-toe game, or crafting cardboard shapes on the patio, expand your crafting expertise to the outdoors and make your space fun this summer! 

Pick up a paint kit to create summertime fun! One kit can give you all the colors you need to let your imagination grow. 
       
     

And while your outside enjoying the warm weather, upgrade your outdoor living space as well! We've got an entire blog post dedicated to making your outdoor patio or porch space feel like an oasis. You can sit back, relax, and grab a drink at your DIY outdoor bar that you made while you watch your family play a few handmade yard games on a warm summer night. Doesn't that sound nice? And you do all of it with help from Plaid!

Check out how we plan on playing this summer with these unique and totally fun yard activity ideas. 
 
Recycling is key for making summer fun affordable. See how Cathie and Steve used old wine bottles to make a boho ring toss game. And make sure that you are following Plaid's Facebook page every Thursday, to see a new Make it with Mod Podge episode or rewatch the episode in the Make it with Mod Podge Playlist on Plaid's Youtube channel. Subscribe now!


Click on the tag in the bottom left-hand corner of each photo to check out our supply list and instructions.

Use Apple Barrel Multi-Surface to give your vertical checkers game a 90's vibe - perfect for brightening any outdoor space!




Spend those long summer nights challenging your friends and family to a fun game with this handmade ring toss game anyone will love.


Take your backyard entertainment to the extreme with this extra large Tic Tac Toe game! 
 


Decor your covered porch or pergola with colorful clouds and stars to brighten your summer nights. Create craft to do with the kids out on the patio.
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Decorate your space with the bright, vivid colors of these beautiful handpainted butterflies! Perfect for spring!
 


Play Yahtzee to entertain your family and friends with this handmade dice game. 
 


Customize your cornhole board with vibrant blue hues for a whimsical addition to your backyard.
 


Recycle those old soup cans to create a fun backyard bowling experience with your family.
 


Make a handpainted tic tac toe board by painting rocks like ladybugs and bees.


Did you know you can make your own sidewalk chalk with Apple Barrel? Tap the tag in the lower left corner to see how we did it. 


How are you going to enjoy your time outdoors this summer? How will you play? Share your fun games with us on social media using #PlaidCrafts

Happy Crafting!
Posted: 4/26/2021 9:45:15 AM by Brittni Swanson | with 0 comments

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