Here are 10 beach games you absolutely need to try with your kids this summer

Are you bringing your kids to the beach this summer? Why not entertain them with one of these genius ideas? They will love these games!

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It’s officially summer vacation and you decided to keep your kids at home with you. They are really happy to spend all their summer vacation with you but they will find it quite long if you are not able to entertain them. You need to be creative and find tons of game ideas to occupy them all summer long. To give you a little help and to make sure you get time to relax too, we found 10 game ideas that you can do at the beach with your kids. 

1. Play ball

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Use two branches and a beach towel to create a net. Your kids can now play ball all afternoon.

Soccer field

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With branches, create a soccer goal. You only need one ball to play this game. Guaranteed fun!

Beach race

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Slip into large garbage bags and race against each other.


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2. Water bucket

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Play this hilarious game:

Each parent places a plastic bucket on their head. The kids need to fill a cup of water and fill their parent’s bucket. The first who can fill his/her bucket wins the game.


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3. Skip stones

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It can be quite a challenge if the water is rough. If it isn’t, all you have to do is ask your kids to go get a few stones and you can play this game all afternoon!


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4. Play in the sand

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Trace various shapes in the sand and ask your kids to decorate with branches and shells.


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5. Ready, set, aim!

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Make a small hole in the sand, and a little further, a boundary line. Ask your kids to try to aim the whole. You can make many holes and attribute them points.


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6. Water obstacle course

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If you have two or more kids, give them a container (or better, a bucket), fill it with water and draw an obstacle course in the sand. Ask your kids to do it. The one with the most water at the finishing line will be the big winner!


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7. Living sand sculptures

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Burry your kids in the sand and only leave their head out of the sand.


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8. Tic-tac-toe

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Play tic-tac-toe in the sand. All you need are branches to play this game!

Here is a video showing all the fun games you can play at the beach.


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