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BEST BACKYARD GAMES

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Set up a space in the backyard and prepare to compete with these fun and kid friendly outdoor games. The whole family can get involved or play amongst a pair.

1. Handball

This game can be played from at least two or up players and requires one small ball and a court with two or more squares. The person in 'Kings' must serve the ball allowing it to bounce once within their square and once within their opponents. The receiver must hit the ball to another player and they must bounce it back.

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2. Water balloon fight

Choose your battle and dodgeball game with water balloons and a facet. This simple activity is ideal for those warmers day and multiple players.

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3. Lawn bowling

A soft flat patch of grass provides the grounds for this competitive game. The goal is to roll biased balls as close to the smaller ball (named a jack or kitty) as possible. The player who can get as close to the ball wins!

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4. Ring toss

This game involves lining bottles side-by-side and standing a few metres away ready to play. To win, you must toss a ring onto one of the bottles before the other players.

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5. Croquet

The objective of croquet is to hit plastic or wooden balls with a mallet through six hoops on a grass field court. The first one to get the ball through the various hoops win.

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6. Jenga

Using either hand at one time, players must tap a block to find a loose one and remove blocks without knocking the tower down. The first person to knock the tower down loose.

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7. Badminton

This activity involved two players (either singles or doubles) taking positions on opposite sides on a rectangular court divided by a net. Players can score points by striking a shuttlecock with their racket over the net onto the other sides court.

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8. Swingball

Swingball is consists of two players using racquets to strike a sponge or tennis ball attached by string to the top of a vertical pole. This pole is anchored by a heavy base and does not move during the game.

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