Summertime is the perfect time to go outside & enjoy the fresh air with these exciting Outdoor Minute to Win it Games. Plan a day, invite friends, and have a blast with 16 of the best outdoor summer activities!
Warm weather is here! When looking for activities for the kids during summer, it’s best to remain organized. The freedom of summer is fun but can lead to the chaos of a zoo when it’s not structured. Summer Bucket Lists are always helpful in creating a visual display off all the activities you can do as a family. One nice thing about having a summer checklist is the kids can see what plans are the works and what activities they have done.
One activity that often gets neglected, is outdoor play. This summer, drop the screen time and go outside and enjoy the fresh air and soak up the Vitamin D with some great group games.
What are some of the best summer games for kids?
Some of the best summer games for the kids are the same traditional games we played during our childhood. Lawn games for summer include…
- Slip and Slide Relay Race
- Bean Bag Toss
- Outdoor Jenga
- Lawn Twister
- Frozen T-Shirt Relay Race
- Water Balloon Piñata
- Pass the Water
- Capture the Flag
- Scavenger Hunt
- Hide & Seek
- Kick the Can
If you are like me, sometimes you hear the names of these games and ask yourself “how do I play that again?” What best about many of our games is each set includes instructions and a supply list.
In addition to these classic outdoor games, incorporate everyone’s favorite type of game, Minute to Win it Games into your outdoor play. These 16 summer minute to win it games are perfect for entertaining your kids over the summer break.
Use them to plan an event or break them up and play one each week for a fun activity the kids look forward to. Whether you invite friends over or use them as family time, you’re sure to have a blast.
Outdoor Minute To Win It Games
These summer activities are quick to pull together, saving you time and the supplies list is easy to fill at the local store or on Amazon. With so many too cool for school choices, your kids will be talking about how much fun they have long after September!
Here’s a peek at a few of the games in the packet:
Sucker Swing – Kids who love candy will go wild for this hilarious game of skill. Players will use a lollipop tied to a string to swing through the air and knock a ping pong ball from the top of a bottle. Better swing quick, though, because the first person to do it- wins!
Fountain of Foam – Experiments aren’t just for Science class- take it outside with this exciting challenge that uses soda and Mentos candies to make a volcano of foam.
Roll On, Buddy – Ready to race? Go! The goal of this game is to quickly get a sweet potato across the finish line the fastest. Oh, and you can only use your nose! Just try not to laugh as your wobbly spud rolls off course as you race to the end.
S’mores Stack – Summer just isn’t complete without s’mores. But how fast are you at making the perfect sweet treat using chopsticks? In this game of speed players will race to make the most smores complete with graham crackers, chocolate and a marshmallow before the timer goes off.
Water Blaster – Time to get cool as you use a water gun to try and keep your balloon in the air. Guide your balloon from the start to the finish line the fastest or risk being soaked.
This fun-filled family activity pack will keep everyone entertained for hours. There are so many great ideas to entertain the kids this summer you won’t have to worry about anyone being bored.
What supplies do I need for outdoor games?
These Easy Minute to Win it Games are quick to pull together. They need many common supplies that are used for 60 second challenges, the most important being a stop watch. You can use your phone’s timer or pick up a stop watch online.
A few of the supplies included in these DIY Outdoor Activities are
- Ping Pong Balls
- Hula Hoops
- Water Bottles
- Soda Cans
- Mini Marshmallows
- Pair of Chopsticks
- Red Plastic Cup
See our full list of example Minute to Win it Supplies that go with a lot of our party games.
How to use these outdoor games?
While these outdoor games for kids are perfect as summer activities, they can also be used many other places. Use these outdoor minute to win it games for…
- Hosting a game day with friends
- Family game night
- Team building
- Playground games for kids at school
- Youth groups
- Neighborhood games
- Picnic activities
- Birthday party games
- Summer camp
These simple outdoor games for kids can be played with most children ages 5 and up, all the way to adults. When playing with little kids, you can pair older kids and younger kids together. In this case, create minute to win it teams or groups as you keep track of the score card and points. They are funny games for all ages.
Outdoor Games Printable
Outdoor minute to win it games are a great way for families and friends of all ages to get together this summer. These outdoor games can be played in your backyard, at the park or even during an outing with some new friends!
Full 16 Game List Includes:
- Human Hula Hoop
- Sucker Swing
- Sponge Relay Race
- Roll-On, Buddy
- S’more Stack
- Seedy Challenge
- Watermelon Card Ninja
- Rapid Fire
- Fountain of Foam
- Gone Fishing
- Water Blaster
- Donuts on a String
- Red Solo Cup Fill Up
- Floatacious Can Stack
- Marshmallow Toss
- Snake in a Bag
These set includes directions, a supply list and a Minute to Win it Score Card Template.
Get your Outdoor Games Minute to Win it Games list pdf here.
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More Fun Games
It doesn’t matter the season or special occasion. There are plenty of opportunities for the whole family to plan more summer fun with these outdoor ideas:
Take a look at these Backyard Games for the neighborhood park, youth group kids, last day of school and more. Pin to Pinterest for later.
If more of a water balloon toss is your speed, let’s get wet! Enjoy hot summer days at the beach or at home in your driveway, these Minute to Win It Water Games for Kids are sure to make a splash. Pin to Pinterest for later.
Minute to Win it Games Ideas
In addition to these fun summer activities, take a look at all of our Minute to Win it Game Ideas for every season! Enjoy summer, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and more seasonal themed Minute to Win it games.
- Classic Minute to Win it Games List
- Halloween Minute to Win it Games
- Thanksgiving Minute to Win it Games
- Christmas Minute to Win it Games
- Valentine’s Day Minute to Win it Games
- Football Minute to Win it Games
- Graduation Minute to Win it Games
- Back to School Minute to Win it Games
- Easter Minute to Win it Games
- New Years Eve Minute to Win it Games
Al of these 60 second games are incredibly fun and silly perfect for a holiday party. They can be used by kids, teens, youth groups, or even adults. You can even mix ages for a family reunion or family game night.
We hope you’ve enjoyed learning about these fun outdoor activities that will keep kids active and engaged this summer. Try them out and be the hero of summer break!
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Last Updated on September 11, 2022 by Ashley at Frugal Coupon Living
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