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Ready for fun in the sun? Here are the best backyard games for the whole family

Summer-friendly games everyone will enjoy.

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The school year is finally coming to a close, which means summer has arrived at last. Now that the kids are home you may be searching for ways to keep them entertained outside and away from screens.

Laurie Schacht, the Toy Insider, joined Hoda & Jenna to share how your family can have some outdoor fun this summer. From water blasters to inflatable sports courts, read on to find new games and activities your whole family will love.

Fat Brain Toys AeroDisk Max

Who needs tennis rackets when you can use handheld trampolines? This AeroDisk Max toy comes with two hand trampolines that can be used to bounce a rubber filament ball back and forth. Set up a net for a unique game of tennis, or even use the disk as a frisbee.

Little Tikes Huge Inflatable Backyard Soccer & Basketball Court

With two sports in one, this inflatable court is double the fun. It includes two soccer goals, two basketball hoops and inflatable balls to go with each sport. An electric blower is included, so no need to worry about the court deflating in the middle of a game.

PRO Swingball – All Surface Portable Tether Tennis Set

This portable tether tennis game is perfect to play with a friend or even solo. Designed for older children and adults, this fast-paced game will keep you entertained for hours. Simply fill the base with water or sand for stability and play anywhere.

H2OGO! All Star Kickball Inflatable Dartboard

Whether you are playing games to compete or just having fun, this kickball dartboard will be a hit. Soccer balls are included that stick to the board so you can keep track of points earned. Not only is this game fun, but it can also help develop hand-eye coordination.

GoSports BattleChip Backyard Golf Cornhole Game

This cornhole-golf hybrid is not only fun but also easy to use for all skill levels. Included are 16 foam balls, a hitting mat and carrying case. Golf clubs are not included, so be sure to bring your own when playing.

Nerf Super Soaker Fortnite Slurpfish Water Blaster

If your little one is a fan of the video game Fortnite, they will get a kick out of this Fortnite Slurpfish water blaster. Its small size makes it easy to carry around, and it is a great way to beat the summer heat and keep cool.

National Sporting Goods Early Fun Swing Ball

Measuring 43 inches tall, this swing ball is perfect for your young athletes. Kids can serve the ball and send it flying around the pole. This game is also designed to be tangle free by using a wheel at the top to keep the ball circling so the fun never has to stop.

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