These field day games for kids are all super fun and exciting. They are outdoor games that will get the kids moving, playing, having fun and getting wet this summer! So if you are looking for fun and exciting field day activities for the kids, this list is perfect for you!
The weather is getting warmer and kids are getting outside more and more, so it’s only fitting to plan some fun (and wet) games for the kids to play outside.
Whether you are planning a field day at school, a summer party or just want to have fun with the kids, this list of the best field day games and activities for kids will be all you need!
Field Day Games for Kids
Review the alphabet with this exciting alphabet relay race! This is perfect for the end of preschool or kindergarten.
Combine basketball and water balloons with this super fun water balloon game! Race to be the first team to pop all the balloons!
Every field day needs an obstacle course and this one is awesome! You probably have many of the supplies already.
When your field day is on a particularly warm day, these water blaster games are sure to entertain and help kids cool off at the same time! Splashing is fun, but blasting water? That’s super fun!
Baseball will never be the same after your kids play with water balloons! With this water balloon bash, kids will get a surprise splash, if they can score!
Do you have an angry birds lover in your family? They will love this fun Angry Birds inspired cup game and it will hopefully give them something else to squirt with water besides you.
Older kids will love this Ninja Warrior Inspired Obstacle course. These challenges are fantastic for developing sensory and gross motor skills, plus they are super fun!
Exciting Field Day Activities
This Water Balloon Toss is perfect for the whole family. Team mates must work together to win but it’s all in healthy competitive fun!
Brighten up any summer day with this Neon Ring Toss Game. Kids will enjoy the fun colors while practicing hand eye coordination to get the ring over the pole.
If you’re having a beach or ocean themed field day, these Shark Games are a must to include! Kids may get so wet they’ll feel like sharks themselves.
No matter what lesson your kids are learning about, this Educational Water Ball Toss is sure to help! Kids can practice numbers, sight words, shapes and more with this fun & wet outside game!
If you’re looking for a high energy, get the wiggles out type of game don’t forget about Kick The Can. Did you play it as a kid? I know I did and I loved it.
This Hurdle Run would be fun on its own or as part of an obstacle course. Following these steps the hurdles are super easy to make too!
Going to amusement parks is a classic summertime activity. If you can’t get to an actual park, this Create Your Own Roller Coaster Ride will create some classic backyard fun!
Group games are typically fun and encourage children to work together. This Rabbit Hole game is no different and a must have game for any field day.
Wet and Wacky Field Day Games
The element of surprise can be so exciting, especially for kids! This new game, Drip Drip Drop, is a play on duck duck goose and is sure to please on a super hot day. Will you be goose and get soaked?
The only rule in this sponge toss game is to keep the sponge off the ground. That means load up that sponge with as much water as it will hold then toss it!
If you don’t have access to goal posts, have no fear. These easy DIY Pool Noodle Goal Posts are inexpensive and incredibly easy to make!
Relays don’t have to be traditional. Try these ideas to have your kids laughing all the way through this Wacky Relay.
Relay Races are an excellent way for kids to practice working together and being on a team. Winning is only part of the fun to be had with these 20 Easy Relays For Kids.
Sometimes DIY toys are more fun than store-bought and this Hula Hoop Outdoor Tunnel is one of those! This can be used with a ball or for kids to crawl under or even play in. The options are endless!
It’s amazing how something so simple can be so much fun! All this game needs is a few buckets & sponges and some water. On a hot day this Fill The Bucket game is the perfect activity to keep kids cool and get them running!
Nerf guns are the star of this Ping Pong Ball Target activity. Kids who love Nerf guns will enjoy this indoor or outdoor activity that encourages hand eye coordination at its best!
Awesome Field Day Fun!
Bowling is bound to be fun when you mix it up with this summer game. Add these colored water filled bottles and a coconut. Who can say they have bowled with a coconut.
This water obstacle course is inexpensive and perfect for a hot day! Kids will have fun trying not to get wet or enjoy the splashes!
This soap boat activity is fun from beginning to end. Making the boats is part of the fun then racing them in water and down the track is sure to be a blast! Kids will be amazed at how fast their boats can slide!
Have a jumping contest! Just tape lines on the ground or draw them with sidewalk chalk. So easy!
Or set up a sensory walk for the kids to walk through. Kids absolutely love doing this!
You could also try these awesome giant bubbles. It’s not a game, but is a super cool activity that would be perfect for field day!
We can’t wait to do these fun field day games this summer! They are sure to take your field day or summer party to the next level too!