20 Fun Family Games & Activities
You’ve been looking forward to a night of family games, but now that it’s here, you need ideas to make it memorable and engaging. Does that sound familiar?
What if instead of the same old, boring activities, you had a family game night that invited laughter? And what if your time together created memories to last a lifetime?
May this be your guide to creative family fun and to staying connected at the heart!
20 Fun Family Games & Activities
Free Printable What Am I? Cards – Picklebums
Get creative with these free printable “what am I” cards – a homemade game similar to Headbandz!
DIY Yard Yahtzee – The Pinning Mama
Play yard Yahtzee outdoors with giant dice!
Water Gun Painting – Somewhat Simple
If you’re looking for something out of the box, try water gun painting, if you don’t mind the mess!
Glow In The Dark Night Bowling – Growing A Jeweled Rose
Play glow in the dark bowling with DIY bowling pins and glow sticks! You can play in a room with the light out, or outdoors during night time!
Modify the game Twister for outdoors! You can use yard spray, or for some extra messy fun, put a sheet down and make the circles paint!
Paper Sack Pinatas – Scattered Thoughts Of A Crafty Mom
You don’t need to have a party to create this DIY mini pinata!
How To Play Spoons – The Spruce
Spoons is a great card game for kids and adults. You’ll need a deck of cards and some spoons for this game.
Fun Family Game Night: Classification – Simple Play Ideas
Play Classification on family game night, which is a modification of Scattegories.
DIY Laser Maze Activity – Brassy Apple
Have you kids always wanted to be a spy or secret agent? Try this DIY laser maze activity, great for getting the whole family involved.
Saran Wrap Ball Game – I Save A to Z
Great for parties, this saran wrap ball game can be modified for families as a team-building activity!
Camp Fire Food: Fruit & Smore Cones – Kids Activities Blog
Have a camp fire together with unconventional food – camp fire s’mores and fruit.
Water Balloon Baseball – Overstuffed
Play baseball – with water balloons! Get the whole family involved with this unique family game.
In the card game slapjack, the goal is to win all of the cards. This game can be played with two people, or the whole family!
Play the classic game of checkers, with a giant life sized version! It’s a great way to teach kids the old classic, with a new update to get them up and moving.
Angry Birds Backyard Version – My 4 Misters & Their Sister
You’ll need some teamwork to put together this backyard Angry Birds game, and you can sling the birds across your backyard!
Minute to Win It Game Night – All For The Boys
In sixty seconds or less, try to complete these fun challenges with household objects! Your game can be as similar or as different from the game show as you want.
DIY Backyard Ker-Plunk Game – All Parenting
Ker-Plunk is a tiny game with sticks and marbles. Try your hand at this giant, life-sized version!
Pool Noodle Frisbee Target – A Few Short Cuts
With cheap pool noodles, mold your own targets. Then, use frisbees and try to land them in the targets!
DIY Sidewalk Foam Paint – The Tiptoe Fairy
Get creative and let your imagination run free with this DIY sidewalk foam paint!
Jenga With A Twist! – Childhood 101
Jenga is a popular stacking game. Here is Jenga with a fun twist, making the whole family get up and move!
What are your favorite family activities?
What keeps you laughing and united at the heart?