Here’s an important safety tip: Don’t use real lawn darts or even regular inside darts (or anything with a sharp point, for any of your outdoor games, for that matter). Lawn darts were banned from sale in the US in 1988 because they were responsible for the deaths of 3 children. But, substitute “safety” darts or even a bean bag and you can still play these same outdoor lawn games. Played individually or in , darts are thrown at a target, such as a plastic ring, 35 (or so) feet away. Landing anywhere within the ring scores a point.
Looking for fun outdoor bowling games to be a part of your outdoor lawn games? Make your own! Fill 2-liter soda bottles with water or sand. The more full the bottles, the heavier they are and the harder the game. Adjust accordingly. Use a rubber playground ball as the bowling ball. Make the “lane” as short or long as needed based on the age and ability of the players.
This spring, we predict the wedding ‘fun’ factor will be kicked up a notch. We’re really digging the idea of lawn games at your wedding, for a few reasons: