It can be hard sometimes to get the family outside and being creative and active! Too many distractions with all those electronics. So, I have found 18 family friendly backyard games that you can make yourself!
A sandpit is a great way to get children to play outside on warm summer days, allowing them to dig, sift and build. Encouraging the kids to play and interact with sand can unleash a world of imagination, while keeping them amused for hours - it’s also very easy to build and can be done in an afternoon. With some sleepers, sand and basic tools from Wickes, plus this helpful step-by-step guide, you can create a fun back garden space for your little ones. Now all you need is a bucket and spade!
Just popping down to the shed, dear (with its hi-tech pub, touch-screen jukeboxes, pool table and home cinema)
PIPE BALL GAME: 4" diameter pvc pipe, cut with 30° angle on one end & straight cut on other ends. Lengths of pipes(from flat bottom to very tip of the 30°angle): 4 @ 14", 3 @ 11.5", 2 @ 9", 1 @ 7". Paint pipes. Set the cut pipes in a triangle bowling pin shape(tallest in back 4, 3, 2, 1). Mark spots on adjoining pipes, drill ¼" holes, use zip ties thread into holes & attach, cut off excess tie, repeat until all are secured. Attach numbers to represent point values. 3 tennis balls for each…