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Cosave Powerbuild Blog - Family Fun in the Sun DIY Outdoor Games for Christmas Day

Family Fun in the Sun:

DIY Outdoor Games for the Holiday Season with Cosave Powerbuild

The holiday season is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than by bringing the family together for some outdoor fun in the sun? At Cosave Powerbuild, we believe in creating memorable moments with your loved ones, and what better way to do that than with DIY outdoor games that the whole family can enjoy! In this blog post, we’ll explore some exciting game ideas that you can build yourself using products available at Cosave Powerbuild.

1. DIY Bean Bag Toss Set

Bean Bag Toss is a classic outdoor game that everyone can enjoy. Create your custom boards using plywood, a few 38mm x 89mm planks, and a splash of colour with paints of your choice. Cosave Powerbuild has all the materials you need to bring this timeless game to your backyard.

Materials needed

  • Plywood sheet
  • 38mm x 89mm plank
  • Screws
  • Paint¬†
  • Masking Tape

Instructions

  1. Cut the plywood into two equal rectangles for the boards.
  2. Build the frame using 38mm x 89mm planks, creating a raised platform.
  3. Attach the plywood to the frame with the screws.
  4. Decorate your boards with paint (If you like patterns you can put the masking tape down as guides for where to paint.)
  5. Let the paint dry and get your bean bags or tennis balls and let the games begin!
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2. Giant Jenga Tower

Challenge your family’s stacking skills with a larger-than-life Jenga tower. Cosave Powerbuild offers the ideal materials to construct a sturdy set that will keep the whole family on their toes.

Materials needed

  • 38mm x 89mm planks
  • Saw
  • Sandpaper
  • Paint.

Instructions

  1. Cut the 38mm x 89mm planks into equal-sized rectangles using a saw.
  2. Sand the edges for a smooth finish.
  3. Stain or paint each block with vibrant colours.
  4. Stack the blocks in rows of three, alternating direction, to create the Jenga tower.
  5. See who will be the ultimate household jenga winner!

3. Ring Toss Game

Test your family’s accuracy and aim with a DIY ring toss game. Cosave Powerbuild has the perfect materials to craft this entertaining and portable game.

Materials Needed

  • Wooden planks (suggested size: 40cm x 10cm x 2cm)
  • Wooden dowels (suggested diameter: 2cm, length: 20cm)
  • Sandpaper
  • Wood glue
  • Wood screws
  • Paint or wood finish (optional)
  • Hacksaw or saw
  • Drill
  • Rings (can be plastic, metal, or homemade from flexible materials)

Instructions

  1. Cut wooden planks to 40 cm lengths using a saw.
  2. Lay two planks parallel with a 2cm gap, forming the base.
  3. Form a rectangular frame with remaining planks perpendicular to the base.
  4. Glue joints and reinforce with wood screws.
  5. Decide on three to five dowels for the game.
  6. Mark and glue dowels onto the centre of the base planks.
  7. Allow glue to dry completely.
  8. After glue dries, drill pilot holes and secure dowels with wood screws.
  9. Add colour or protection by painting or applying wood finish.
  10. Allow paint or finish to dry completely.
  11. Use store-bought or cut flexible materials into ring shapes.
  12. Set up the ring toss game on a flat surface.
  13. Stand at a distance and take turns tossing rings onto dowels.
  14. Assign point values to dowels for competitive play.
  15. Have a fun-filled day, with the whole family!
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Visit Cosave Powerbuild today and build memories that last a lifetime.

This holiday season, make your family gatherings unforgettable with these DIY outdoor game ideas brought to you by Cosave Powerbuild. Not only will you create lasting memories, but you’ll also have the satisfaction of building these games together. Get ready for some friendly competition, laughter, and quality time in the sun!