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Life-Size Lawn Games


Summer is in full swing, and with it comes the opportunity for you and your family to spend more time outdoors, enjoying the warm weather and a laid-back atmosphere. Why not make the most of your family time by trying one of these life-size versions of classic board games?


backyardgames_checkersLife-Size Checkers
Turn an average afternoon into an exciting competition with this giant version of everyone’s favorite thinking game. With just a few simple materials, friends and family will be conjuring up their strategies in no time.

Giant Yahtzee®backyardgames_yahtzee
In this super-sized version of the classic board game, Yahtzee is recreated for your outdoor enjoyment. And, who wouldn’t want to hear “Yahtzee™!” being joyfully shouted by friends and family on a sunny afternoon?

Jumbo Jenga®
backyardgames_jengaAn oversized version of this nail-biting game provides all of the same thrills as the original—but on a much larger scale! Your friends and family will be kept on their toes as they try to remove the blocks without making the tower topple.

Super Speed Scrabble®
backyardgames_scrabbleA twist on the beloved word game, this super-sized version is a race between players to see who can come up with the most words with the lettered tiles they are given. With no board, this game is easily portable—perfect to take along to your next party or get together!


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For more fun outdoor game ideas, and to download printable Yahtzee scorecards and Scrabble letter charts, visit www.americanlifestylemag.com/summer.