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4 Lawn Games You'll Want to Try This Summer

Keep the good times rolling with handsome party classics.

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Photography by: Kate Mathis

1. Croquet

 

Three teams can aim for the wicket with mallets handmade by Amish artisans.

Lehman's Amish-Crafted croquet set, $219, lehmans.com.

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Photography by: Courtesy of Rollors

2. Rollors

 

Lieutenant Colonel Matt Butler wanted to invent a new game that combined elements of Bocce ball, horseshoes, and bowling. Enter: Rollors. The large wooden pieces are lightweight for easy transportation on all of your summer trips, and durable enough to last for years.

Rollors game set, $50, rollors.com

 

[LEARN MORE: Meet the Air Force Officer Who Invented This Popular Lawn Game]
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Photography by: Kate Mathis

3. Bocce

 

Divide the party in half and face off in this easy-to-learn Italian game.

Mark and Graham Canvas bocce set, $199, markandgraham.com.

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Photography by: Kate Mathis

4. Giant Yard Dice

 

Toss these jumbo-size dice till you hit Yahtzee.

Crate and Barrel wooden yard-dice game set, $60 for 5, crateandbarrel.com.

 

Want to make a game of your own? Watch how to make this classic carnival-inspired game: