Fun outdoor games
With the warm weather finally here, it's time to get your game face on and release that inner warrior with these great games for your family and friends to enjoy outdoors.
Deck/Lawn Dice - I remember learning to play dice at my aunt Phyllis' house back when I was a kid, now that game has been supersized for your lawn by Minnesota company, Gronomics. Made from cedar, the game comes with a sizeable 'shaker' complete with handle and six, cedar dice.
$59.95 www.Gronomics.com - email them through the 'Contact Us' section to order
Bean Bag Toss - The first time I played bean bag toss was in Iowa roughly ten years ago, and I have been an avid fan ever since of this game. What I appreciate about this set from Gronomics is that it's Made in Minnesota, and is sturdy to withstand generations. The cedar boards fold up for easy storage. Of course having the scoreboard is a true luxury with it's drink holders on the back so you don't spill your cocktail.
$249 - Bean Bag Toss Game Set - www.gronomics.com/product/bean-bag-board-set-finished
Other Bean Bag Colors are available, contact Gronomics for options
$149 - Bean Bag Toss Scoreboard - www.gronomics.com/product/bean-bag-scoreboard
Giant Jenga - I love playing Jenga, and this supersized version for your lawn or deck is more challenging than the original tabletop version. I found this version online at Tumbling Towers, and was thrilled with all the color options available - obviously I chose my favorite color, yellow. Surprisingly small, so stores away well and there is an optional wooden container to store the game in. FREE SHIPPING is nice too -
$169 - www.tumblingtowers.com/shop/2x4-towers/jumbo-2-5ft-sunshine-yellow-stain-24-free-shipping/
Lawn Boggle - A great game for 2-6 players. Stand in a large circle, divide the cubes among the players and throw them all into the middle at once. Set a timer for 60 seconds and see who can come up with the most words - that's who wins! FREE SHIPPING is nice too -
$194 - www.tumblingtowers.com/shop/cubes/giant-black-oversized-big-anagrams-cubes-free-shipping-game/
Orange Martone Bicycle - www.MartoneCycling.com