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6 giant lawn games to play at your next party
Like you, games have grown up too.
Remember outdoors? Back in the day, when you played until sundown and games required full-body exertion, not just swiping your finger?
Like you, games have grown up too. We don’t mean they’ve matured, though. They’ve just gotten much larger in scale.
To celebrate T-shirt weather, backyard barbecues, and playing offline with your friends, pick up one of these larger-than-life classics and relive your glorious youth.
1) Connect Four
If you thought it was thrilling for Connect Four pieces to fall off the grid when you won the tabletop game, this will absolutely annihilate you with exhilaration.
Price on Etsy: $199+
These may look like a regular pair of pick-up sticks, but each piece is three feet long. You’re definitely not losing any of these sticks.
Price on Etsy: $50
Who says scholars aren’t outdoorsy? You can show off your bounteous vocabulary and bask in the diurnal light in serendipitous harmony.
Price on Etsy: $130
You should also consider getting a bullhorn to scream, “Yahtzee!” in proportion to the game’s size.
Price on Etsy: $54.99+
You’d think securing a tower of large blocks was less stressful than a tower of small blocks, but then you realize removing one takes two hands.
Price on Etsy: $50
Price on Etsy: $79.95
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