Outdoor Fun

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Outdoor Fun

Below you will find, fun outdoor games.

Hope you have alot of outdoor fun.

More games to be added soon…….

Water Games

Water relay

Divide into 2 teams. Give each team the same amount of water balloons and water soaked sponges. Designate a race point. The 2 teams race. Any player hit by a water object is out. The team that has the most players left and get to the race point first wins.

Balloon Squat

This relay needs 2 teams with an equal amount of players. Also needed is one water balloon for each player and maybe an extra or two in case you break any before you start.Make start and finish lines about 20 feet apart. Place the water balloons in 2 piles at the starting line. Call out “go” and the first person on each team grabs a balloon and races to the finish line. They must then sit on their balloon and pop it. Then they run back to the starting line. Then it is the next persons turn. If a player drops his/her balloon or drops it on the way, They must go back and start again. The first team to go through all players and pop all balloons is the winner.

Water Limbo

Get a garden hose and turn it on all the way. Put your thumb over the opening to create one line of water. Now do the limbo. Each time around the water gets lower and lower. The losers are soaked.

Water Vaulting

Get a garden hose and turn it on all the way. Put your thumb over the opening to create one line of water. Everyone forms a line and one person at a time, jumps over the stream of water. The winner is the person who lasts the longest without getting wet.

Balloon Toss

Fill up water balloons. One balloon for each two people. Form teams. Two lines facing each other, about 10 feet apart. Partners throw water balloons to each other to catch. If they drop the balloon they must exit the game. After each toss step back 1 foot. Winners are the remaining partners.You can also play this game with sponges.

Sponge relay

Mark out a relay course. Split into teams. Each team balances a spong on their head and races to the end of the course. If you drop the sponge you must start all over.The winner is the team that finishes first.

Dodge the sponge

This game is played like dodge ball except with a sponge. Players stand in a circle, with one person in the middle. The object is to throw the sponge at the person in the middle. If they get hit, they must pick someone to be in the middle. The person that was hit gets to throw the sponge first.

Water balloon fight

Fill up water balloons. Now lets have fun. Choose safety zones. Now balloon fight away.Don’t get too wet.

You can do this with sponges too.

Fill the cup

Give each person a spoon. Race to see which team can fill their cup first. You can use big bowls to put the water in. Each person must use the spoon to fill the cup.

Ice cube relay

Fill up a wading pool. Throw in some ice cubes. Set a timer and see who can take out the most ice cubes with their toes. You can only use your toes to do it though.

Pool Games

Sea horse race

You need three people at least for this game. One is the judge and the others are seahorse jockeys. Each jockey has an innertube. Start at one end of the pool. The judge says go. The jockeys race to the other end of the pool. The first one there is the winner.You Can also use noodles for this game instead of innertubes.

Tunnel tag

Play this game in the shallow end of the pool. You need three people to play. More if possible. One person is the tagger. The other players try not to get tagged. If you are tagged you must stand still with your legs apart. To get free another player must swim through your legs. The last person that is tagged is the tagger.

Marco Polo

You need at least 3 people. One of them is IT. IT has to close his/her eyes (use hands). Count to 10. After IT has counted to 10 then IT searches for the other players with IT’S eyes still covered or shut. If it wants to IT can call out Marco and the other players must say Polo. Once IT tags another player, that person is IT.This is done in a swimming pool.

Sea horses and mermaids

This game is played in the shallow end of the pool. You need at least 5 people. (2 seahrses, 2 mermaids and the caller) The more people the better.The seahorses make a circle and the mermaids stand behind them. The caller calls out either mermaids or seahorses. If the caller calls out mermaids the mermaids must swim like a mermaid with legs together, clockwise around the circle and take their place behind the seahorse. The last mermaid in place is out and so is his/her partner.

If the caller calls out seahorses. The seahorse must back out between the mermaids legs and then swim clockwise around the circleback under partners legs and stand up. The last seahorse back to his/her place is out. So is his/her partner.

The last pair left is the winner.

This is done in a swimming pool.

Tag games

Tree tag

IT chases players. Players are safe as long as they are touching a tree. It must freeze and count to 10. Players must move.

Copy cat tag

All players have to do whatever IT does. (For example) If IT holds out one of ITs hands everyone else does too. Once you are tagged you are out

Hospital tag

One person is IT. Where ever IT tags a person that person must hold the spot with one of there hands. This person is now IT and must chase down the next person with the hand always on the spot.

Freeze tag

One person is IT. When you are tagged by IT, you are frozen. Frozen players may be set free if a free person tags them.

Team Hug tag

Two players are it. They hold hands and chase the other players but can only tag them with their free hand. When a player is tagged they join the tag team. There are no safe areas for free players, however if they hug another player they are safe. The hug can only last 10 seconds. It has to be another free player. The game ends when everyone is tagged.

Sunny day tag

You need a sunny day for this tag. It chases free players. When IT steps on their shadow the free player becomes IT.

Turtle tag

IT chases the free players. The free players are only safe if they lie on their backs with their feet and hands in the air.

Lion and mouse tag

Everyone gathers in a circle. Pass out two blind folds. One person is the lion. and the other player is the mouse. When the lion roars the mouse must squeek. ( the lion and the mouse have on blind folds in the center of the circle.) When the lion catches the mouse the game stops and the lion pick another mouse from the circle.

Other outdoor games

All on one side

You will need a volleyball net and a balloon.All members of team sit on one side of the net with no one on the other side. Using the balloon, each player volleys the balloon to another player and then scoots under the net to the other side. When the last player gets there he/she volleys the balloon over the net and then scoots under the net. The object is to keep the balloon in play and continue back to the other side.

Crocodile race

Form a team of 4-10 players. Stand in a straight line behind a designated leader. Players put their hands on the hips of the player in front of them. Each player crouches down. Both teams race without breacking apart from the other players. The team that gets to the end first wins.

Ping pong bounce

You will need a bed sheet and a ping pong ball.Players hold the bed sheet at opposite ends. A ping pong ball is placed on the sheet. The sheet is then raised and lowered. The object is to get the ping pong ball to fall off on the other teams side of the sheet.