Catch, throw or kick these balls to add some bounce to your kids' games this weekend.
In this game of backyard catch, the ball calls the shots.
Here's a fast-paced playground game adapted to the driveway for a small group of players.
This friendlier version of dodgeball features softer, no-sting balls and emphasizes team strategy.
Players strengthen their ball-handling skills in this fun mash-up between soccer and bowling.
Using just your breath, make a Ping-Pong ball jump.
Get moving after a giant feast with a wacky all-ages flag football match
Spell out some fun with this learning game.
Seaside bowling has its advantages like bare feet allowed, the alley's free, and there's an unlimited supply of pins.
Hardtop sluggers don't need a bat and ball to score hits and make outs in this version of baseball.
This test of marksmanship richly rewards the player who can hit all five holes in a single turn.
For this basketball-shooting challenge, you can bounce the ball in close for easy 1-pointers, or dribble just once and shoot for a 3-pointer.
A favorite version of a time-honored recess game.
With a little imagination and structure, even a plastic bag can be the object of fun.
Create your own summer game for outdoor fun.
For after-school fun, take aim at a backyard course of hanging targets.
Kids can practice their soccer skills with this supersize version of croquet.
These ball-based games are perfect for the very young.
Your kids don't need a gymnasium to get some exercise on a cold winter's day -- this version of volleyball can be played indoors without risk to lamp or limb.
This lightning-quick backyard game is a mash-up of tag, basketball, and color identification.
A good quarterback needs accurate aim. Help future Tom Bradys perfect theirs with this fun passing challenge.
Kids can practice their placekicking -- and increase the challenge as their aim improves -- with this adjustable goalpost made from pool noodles.
It just wouldn't seem like Thanksgiving without a post-dinner football game.
Save the King
Make a Ping-Pong Ball Jump
Family Flag Football
Kick It Through the Wicket
On the Ball Games
Indoor Foot Volleyball
Turkey Trot Game