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Kickball

Lawn Games - Kickball

Kickball—originally called “Kick Baseball”—is a game similar to baseball, invented in 1917, Nicholas C. Seuss, Supervisor of Cincinnati Pa… Read more »

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Ring Toss

Lawn Games - Ring Toss

Ring toss is a fun summer recreational activity. It is simple to play and can provide a family with hours of fun.  The Basics: Toss the ring onto the peg—… Read more »

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Close Only Counts in Horseshoes …

Lawn Games - Horseshoes

It is estimated games with Horseshoes started as early as the 2nd… Read more » century.  Modern Horseshoes is an outdoor game played between two people (or two teams

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T-ball

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T-Ball, or Teeball, is a sport based on baseball and is intended as an introduction for children to develop baseball skills and have fun.  The origins of… Read more »

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Lawn Bowling

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Lawn bowling involves rolling slightly asymmetric balls, called bowls, close to a smaller—normally white—bowl called the “jack” o… Read more »

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Hooverball

Medicine ball used in Hooverball

Hooverball is a medicine ball game invented by President Herbert Hoover’s personal physician to help keep then-President Hoover fit.  In gene… Read more »

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Disc Golf

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Disc golf is a game in which players throw a flying disc into a basket or at a target.  The object is similar to regular golf, the player with the fewest numb… Read more »

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Backyard Camping

Backyard Camping

You don’t have to go any further than your backyard to enjoy the outdoors.  Pitch a tent, unroll your sleeping bags (or use blankets, air mattresses an… Read more »

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Who Hasn’t Played Croquet?

Modern Croquet has its origins in Ireland and arrived in England in the 1850s.  The field can be as big or as small as the size of your lawn.  See the drawin… Read more »

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