DIY Backyard Bean Bags and Games

Bean bags make for great summer fun no matter what your age! Check out our favorite bean bag tutorials and ideas for playing all kinds of backyard bean bag games.

 DIY Bean Bags

Make a pile of simple bean bags for play with this DIY Bean Bag Toys tutorial from The Thirst.

DIY Bean Bag Number Set

Add numbers to simple bean bags with this Counting Bean Bags tutorial from Chez Beeper Baby, and play a game of hoola-hoop ring toss.

DIY Bean Bag Animals

Who says bean bags have to be simple squares? Make a set of bean bag friends with Tried & True’s Animal Bean Bag free pattern and tutorial.

DIY Beanbag Froggie

How cute is this guy, and how much fun could you have with a backyard game of froggie bean bag toss? Get the Frog Bean Bag DIY from Little Blue Boo.

Now that you’ve got some great ideas for making a set of playful bean bags, what games would you like to play? Try any one of these DIY toss games for backyard bean bag fun!

DIY Beanbag Toss

Turn some extra paper or plastic picnic plates into an instant bean bag toss game! Get the DIY from Sugar Bee Crafts.

 DIY Bean Bag Toss

If you’re handy with wood, you can make your very own backyard bean bag toss game perfect for all ages. Find the Bean Bag Toss Game Tutorial at Sawdust Girl.

Homemade Bean Bag Toss Game

If you’re not handy with wood, use an old cardboard box to make a backyard bean bag toss game. Follow Amanda’s Homemade Bean Bag Toss tutorial to make one.

DIY backyard toss game

Take an old tarp, tablecloth or sheet and turn it into a tossing target game. Get the DIY Passing Practice from Spoonful.

There are also tons of games to play with just bean bags, from balancing to catching games, and here are just a few…

Bean Bag Games

Find 10 great kids games to play with bean bags at Meaningful Mama. Another list of awesome games for bean bags at PlayWorks. And another list of fun bean bag games at Childmade!

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