The best outdoor games for your garden while respecting social distancing

With spring on the horizon, you might be going crazy during this quarantine time.

We’ve put together a list of games and activities that can get you out with your family, roommates, or in some cases alone. All of these items are currently available on Amazon.

spike ball

Price: $55.99

This game, which is fun for all ages, was originally launched on the TV show shark tank. The game is basically volleyball, but you have to bounce the ball off the net and try to surprise your opponent by knocking the ball out of the net and out of reach. You can play 2 vs 2 with this competitive game.

Boulder Portable Net Set

Price: Starting at $59.99

Easy to set up in just three to five minutes, this set of nets is height adjustable, meaning you can play everything from pickleball to tennis to volleyball using the exact same net.

Coleman Sundome Tent

Price: Starting at $51.46

Change up your routine a bit and give your family a new meeting place. Go camping in the backyard or set up a sturdy fort for your kids with this Coleman Sundome tent. The tent comes in different sizes, from 2 to 6 people, depending on your needs.

Hiking shoes and backpack

Take advantage of this time to reconnect with nature. As long as you practice social distancing, it’s still safe to hike, if your trails are still open. If you plan on doing a lot of miles, you’ll want to invest in good shoes and a backpack. The Venture Pals backpack has over 6,000 reviews and a 4.5 star rating on Amazon.


Price: $49.99

This tumbling tower is essentially a much taller version of Jenga. The tower reaches four feet in height when installed. The objective of the game is to remove the blocks without bringing down the big tower.

Activ Life Children’s Flying Rings

Price: $12.99

Lighter and easier to catch than your typical frisbee, these flying rings are perfect for kids. Two rings come in a pack, and you can select your colors.

SKLZ Quickster Soccer Trainer Portable Soccer Rebounder Net

Price: $129.99

If you have kids who love football or are looking to practice your skills, this rebounding net is the perfect addition to your backyard. The user can practice volleys, shooting, passing and trapping.

Men’s, women’s and children’s bikes

Get some fresh air and exercise with a bike. Take your rides to the next level. If you have a little one who isn’t old enough to ride yet, you can invest in a bike trailer to tow them in an enclosed trailer behind you.

ITurnGlow Adjustable Inline Skates for Kids and Adults

Price: $59.99

You don’t need to restrict roller skating to roller rinks. Roller skating outside with the whole family. These skates are available in adult and children’s sizes.

Wilson Junior tennis racket and tennis balls

Use this time to teach your children a new sport or master one yourself. Tennis can be played in your driveway or on a quiet street – no tennis court needed.