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Games are so much fun, especially when you can play them outside! Easily create an outdoor twister mat on your lawn with spray paint. Who said twister was for kids only? This is the perfect activity for a summer party with adults, as well!

DIY Lawn Twister

One of my favorite parts of lazy summer days is playing a fun lawn game. We recently acquired a croquet set, and I’ve been thinking about other games that might be fun to take outdoors. Twister seems perfect: the soft grass cushions any falls, and everyone likes laying around in the yard, right? Try these tutorials to make your own outdoor Twister game.Katie Haines from You + Me created a Twister board on her lawn for her husband’s 40th birthday party.

Make it easier for the birds to bind and line their nests. Make or purchase a grapevine globes and stuff in nesting materials such as raw cotton, dog hair, bits of wool or lengths of cut twine for the busy builder birds this spring. Duncraft 2940 Grapevine Nesting Globes

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Place scraps of yarn in a suet feeder and birds will use them to make their nests. Place scraps of yarn in a suet feeder and birds will use them to make their nests.

For the birds!

Have you ever heard of yarn crafters leaving scraps of yarn out in the yard in the Spring for birds to build nests with? Apparently, if you leave yarn scraps out in the yard birds will pick them up and weave them into their nests. Even the colors matter. Sometimes they tend to go for the brighter colors because they feel they are more durable. This is a fascinating discovery to me. I have been searching for an image of a nest that actually has yarn woven into it. I think that would be so…

10 DIY Garden Ideas This is a cute way to reuse rain boots. It would be real special if you found the boots in a yard sale. The post 10 DIY Garden Ideas appeared first on Garten.

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DIY outdoor version of Jenga get out some and cut them into approx 10 ½ ” long pieces. Once you have 54 pieces, sand them up a little, stack ‘em, and challenge everyone to a match! Our favorite bar has one of these on the patio -- giant jenga!

Use wood pallets (from your own garden or get some that your local nursery is throwing out) and make an incredible playhouse for the kids! Neat - outdoor play area for kids pallets Trash to Treasure

Kinderen kan je blij maken met allerlei dingen, al zijn het vaak wel dingen uit de winkel. Maar wanneer je zelf iets maakt vanuit een creatief idee kost het weinig geld en zijn de kids er vaak nog blijer mee. Deze speelplekken voor in de tuin koop je ook niet zomaar even, dus zelf maken …

Fun Ways to Transform Your Backyard Into a Cool Kids Playground - Infantil y educacion - Garten Dekore

Art + Outdoors = Artdoorsy

When I saw this idea for an outdoor chalkboard on Ohdeedoh last week, I instantly wanted one in our backyard too. And I knew just the dad...