How to Throw a Horseshoe (Grips and Techniques)

How to throw a horseshoe (grips and techniques)

Despite sounding like a game out of its time, horseshoes is quite popular around parts of the U.S. And it sounds so easy to do, too. Just pick up a horseshoe, throw it at a post, and hopefully, it hits or hooks around a stake.

All you need is a decent aim, right? Well, not exactly.

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5 Best Giant Connect 4 Yard Games (2023 Guide)

Best giant connect four game sets

What better way to relive those long-lost childhood memories than with an exciting game of connect four? Or better yet, a gigantic game of connect four!

Outdoor, oversized versions of many of our favorite childhood games have seen a surge in popularity in recent times. Along with giant Jenga, giant connect four is one of the most popular games in that genre.

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5 Entertaining Backyard Golf Games

Backyard golf games

Some may see golf as an elite sport. Others may refer to it as a “gentleman’s sport”, strictly reserved for professional athletes and membership clubs.

What if I told you that this assumption was wrong? You don’t have to be a distinguished member of a country club to play golf. You can even improve your skills in golf without stepping out of your home.

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7 Cornhole Drinking Games for Backyard Entertainment

Cornhole drinking games

Among the vast array of classic backyard games, cornhole holds a special place in our hearts. There is something satisfying about the simple act of throwing a bean bag through a hole in a board.

And what’s also satisfying is having a nice cold beer in your other hand as you throw, especially on a warm summer’s day.

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Lawn Bowling vs Bocce Ball (3 Key Differences)

Lawn bowling vs bocce ball

Lawn bowling and Bocce Ball are two fantastic boules games to play outdoors, either in the backyard or on a more professional court.

The two games are very similar in style and characteristics, which is why people often get the two confused, but there are some key differences between the two.

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How to Play Molkky (Rules and Setup)

How to play Molkky (rules and setup)

Molkky, or Mölkky, is a fun lawn game that requires some skill, a bit of strategy, and a healthy dose of luck.

It has long been one of Europe’s popular outdoor games, and in recent years, Molkky has also slowly become a hit in backyards across the US. It’s easy enough to learn and promises hours of fun for all ages.

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How to Play Traditional Hopscotch (Rules and Variations)

How to play hopscotch (rules and 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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How to Throw a Cornhole Bag (Basic Throwing Technique)

How to throw a cornhole bag

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 just right takes a little practice. Learning how to throw a cornhole bag can change your outdoor fun for the better, and there’s never been a better time to start practicing.

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How to Play Cornhole (Equipment, Rules and Scoring)

How to play cornhole (rules and scoring)

Cornhole is one of the most popular games to be played in the backyard, at tailgating parties, at the beach, or in the park.

It’s an easy-to-learn game that anyone can play. But with improved skills and a good understanding of the rules and techniques, cornhole can easily turn into a competitive sport.

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5 Best Kubb Sets for the Backyard (2023 Guide)

Best Kubb sets

As a backyard game fanatic, I must say that Kubb is one of my favorite games, for various reasons. This game requires skill and strategy, but is also simple enough for a lazy afternoon outside with friends and family.

Over the years, I’ve tried and tested quite a few Kubb game sets, and while most of them are quite similar, there are noticeable differences in quality.

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