Ring toss is a classic game that kids still love to play today. You can make your own DIY ring toss game for your kids to play with this summer. A few supplies and some creativity will leave you with a fun DIY ring toss game for the kids to play outdoors or inside. A boredom buster that works on rainy and sunny days?? Yep! You definitely want to make your own version of this classic.
DIY Ring Toss Game Supplies:
- Unfinished wood tray (need 2)
- 1/2″ dowel rod
- Sander with sand paper
- Wood glue & Nails
- Glass bottle with cork (need 6)
- 3.25 inch wood rings (need 10)
- Spray Paint (I used orange, blue, and green)
- White craft paint
- Darice Poster Stencils
- FrogTape painter’s tape
- Stencil brush
- Fine line paint brush
Start by cutting your dowel rod to fit inside the wood trays. Cut to length then sand the ends. I used a sander but you can sand by hand. Put those cut dowel rods in place as shown below. These should be placed so that your bottles will fit in easily. Do a dry fit before continuing. Use wood glue to hold dowel rods, as well as the two trays together. Clamp or use rubber bands in a pinch. Add nails to help secure.
Allow your spray paint to cure overnight before adding the stencil on the front. Especially when you live in Tennessee and it is July. WOW! The humidity makes my spray paint projects dry really really slowly in the summer. Then you can add whatever word you would like with the stencils. Secure them down with masking tape and use a stencil brush with your white craft paint.
I then used a fine line paint brush to connect the lines where my stencil was missing (compare the F above with the F below). You can also clean up your outer edges and fill in any areas you missed when stenciling. Allow this to dry.
Now for those DIY ring toss game rings. I wanted two different color rings so the kids could play against one another and easily see who scored. I just used spray paint in green and blue to paint the rings.
Again, I let them dry overnight before handling due to the humidity. Add your bottles to the DIY ring toss crate and you are ready to play a rousing game of ring toss. I must say y’all, I am not any good at this game anymore. Maybe I need more practice.
If you need me I will be outside practicing so the kids don’t beat me too badly. Will you be making your own DIY ring toss game this summer? Be sure to practice up before giving it to your kids. You don’t want to embarrass yourself.