How to Play Traditional Hopscotch (Rules and Variations)

How to play hopscotch (rules and variations)

Learn how to play the classic game of hopscotch with our guide explaining the rules, the playing field grid, and game variations.

Hopscotch is a timeless game that anyone can play and doesn’t require any expensive equipment. It can be played in the backyard, in the schoolyard, or on the sidewalk.

Even in today’s world of social media and video games, a game of hopscotch will still put a smile on any kid’s face. It’s fun, it’s social, and it’s great exercise.

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12 Best Backyard Games for Families and Friends

Best backyard games for families and friends

A guide with 12 of the best backyard games for families and friends, from ring toss and cornhole to washer toss and croquet.

They often say, the best family time is spent outdoors. That is something I live by, which is why I’ve always put so much effort into creating my dream backyard.

One way to put the backyard to good use is by playing outdoor games with family and friends. It’s a great way to spend an afternoon outdoors and bond with the people around you.

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How to Play Kubb (Rules, Dimensions and Field Setup)

How to play Kubb (rules, dimensions and field setup)

Learn how to play kubb for beginners with our guide explaining the rules, dimensions, and field setup of this exciting and unique yard game.

If you’re looking for a new, social, and energizing game to play with friends and family in the yard, you’ve come to the right place. Kubb is an entertaining game that can be played with anywhere from two to twelve people.

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How to Throw a Cornhole Bag (Best Throwing Technique)

How to throw a cornhole bag (best throwing technique)

Learn how to throw a cornhole bag with these six distinctive steps and master the perfect throwing technique.

Cornhole is one of the most popular outdoor backyard games in the United States, and it’s not challenging to understand why. Cornhole doesn’t require a ton of pricey equipment, it’s easy to learn, and almost anyone can play it!

However, getting that toss right takes a little practice. Learning how to throw a flat cornhole bag will make you a more competitive player, and there’s never been a better time to start practicing.

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How to Play Bocce Ball (Rules and Scoring)

How to play bocce ball (rules and scoring)

Learn how to play bocce ball for beginners with this guide to the rules, scoring, and field setup of this entertaining backyard game.

Bocce ball is a simple yet fun game to play in the backyard or the park. Over the years, I have become a big fan of bocce and have played many games with friends and family.

In this article, I will explain what bocce is, how the rules work, and how best to play this game in the backyard. Note that the rules below are for casual play, not official regulation play.

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How to Play Washer Toss (Rules, Scoring and Dimensions)

How to play washer toss (rules, scoring, dimensions)

Learn how to play the washer toss game with these simple rules, including dimensions and distance, how to keep score, and insider tips.

If you’re looking for a backyard game that’s relatively easy to set up and fun for all ages, then washer toss is a great option to look into.

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How to Play Ladder Ball in the Yard (Rules and Scoring)

How to play ladder ball (rules and scoring)

Learn how to play ladder ball with this guide for beginners, explaining the rules, scoring system, and setup of this fun outdoor game.

If you’ve seen people playing ladder ball (aka Lasso) in the park or at a barbecue, you might be wondering what that game is all about. Or maybe you sort of have an idea but are a bit fuzzy on the specifics.

Either way, this ladder ball guide will walk you through the rules, scoring, and setup of this game, and teach you how to play. Even if you’ve played this fun game before, you might still learn something new.

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How to Play Marbles at Home (Rules and Variations)

How to play marbles (rules and variations)

Learn how to play the classic game of marbles with our guide explaining the rules, field setup, equipment, and game variations.

Who hasn’t played with marbles at least once in their life?

It’s one of the most classic and most basic kid’s games, yet today, it is still a fantastic pastime that can keep kids (and adults!) entertained for hours.

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Bocce Ball Court Dimensions (Size and Length) with Diagram

Bocce ball court dimensions (size and length)

This guide explains the backyard and regulation-size bocce ball court dimensions, including diagrams with the correct size, length, and lines.

A game of bocce ball in the backyard is easy to set up and doesn’t need an official court. However, official championship bocce ball matches are played on regulation-size courts.

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