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Add some extra fun to your summer plans with giant outdoor games

Monday, July 4th 2022, 9:00 am - You’ll have the monopoly over your next backyard gathering with this list of oversized outdoor games that will boggle your guests’ minds!

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When the forecast calls for warm, sunny weather, these outdoor games will provide an enormous amount of entertainment for various ages. Take them to the park, beach, or cottage, or set them up in your own backyard.

Jumbo Checker Rug Game

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Rated 4.7 out of 5 based on nearly 2,600 Amazon.ca reviews

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Checkers is a classic two-player board game involving strategy that’s anything but boring! This mega mat is machine washable making it perfect for use on outdoor surfaces like grass and the pieces are impossible to misplace, measuring three inches in diameter! Customer reviews indicate that it’s a fun option for grandkids to play when they visit and also to wash the rug, following the instructions provided, before the first use.

Giant Sorry! Classic Family Board Game

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Rated 4.7 out of 5 based on nearly 900 Amazon.ca reviews

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You won’t be sorry for adding this game to the mix! It’s been around for generations and is a memorable activity for your family or friends at your next get-together. The vinyl board measures 64 by 64 inches and comes with 12 lifesized pawns, a spinner, and an instruction sheet. This game is suitable for two to four players, ages six and up. Customer reviews note that assembly of the pieces, which is a bit cumbersome, is required but the game provides lots of fun at an affordable price.


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Giant Jenga Game

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Rated 4.7 out of 5 based on more than 600 Amazon.ca reviews

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It’s more challenging than it looks to take a jumbo block from the bottom and put it on top with this throwback game of giant Jenga! The wood blocks stack to just over four feet of pure entertainment suitable for one or more players, ages eight and up. Believe it or not, this version is over eight times the size of classic Jenga, which is an impressive fact you can tell your opponents. Customers indicate the game is fun, well-crafted, and worth paying the somewhat expensive price for.

Giant Inflatable Bowling Set for Kids & Adults

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Rated 4.1 out of 5 based on more than 600 Amazon.ca reviews

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You’ll surely score a strike with your family for ordering this backyard game! The inflatable novelty bowling set comes with one ball and six pins that measure nearly two feet high. The pieces come with a quick-inflate valve that allows you to set up the game within minutes as well as an anti-deflation valve that enables you to play for hours without the pins losing air. One customer notes that her kids loved the game but didn’t have the attention span to play for a long time so it was best to break the group into several small teams for a friendly competition.

Giant Wooden Dice Set

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Rated 4.6 out of 5 based on more than 5,200 Amazon.ca reviews

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Supersize your game with these dice made from hand-sanded pine wood and feature heat-stamped numbers that won’t rub off. They also come with a convenient carrying case, which makes them easy to pack for days at the park. According to online reviews, the majority of customers are happy with their orders. Some wish the scorecard was even bigger as well.


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Our trusted Product Specialists recommend high-quality items that we think will enhance your experience with Canadian weather conditions. Prices and availability of items are accurate at the time of publication and are subject to change.

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