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Yard Yahtzee

Posted by  ·  October 12, 2018  ·  Last Updated: October 14, 2018

Yard Yahtzee (Yardzee) is one of those fun yard games that will transform your backyard parties.  Let me show you how to make giant yard dice for your family and friends to enjoy! Plus download a Free Printable Yahtzee scorecard.


Free Yahtzee

This is a great way to gather everyone together for a little fun this summer. The dice are super easy to make, I whipped up 2 sets in a couple of hours. They are simple 4x4x4 blocks of wood that are faux stained with BB Frösch Chalk Paint. When they aren’t being used to play games, they make great decor for your home.

Here’s your materials list…

12 4x4x4 blocks ( I bought a 4x4x10 board at Home Depot and cut it into 4x4x4 blocks.)

8 oz. BB Frösch Chalk Paint  – Brown

(You can select whatever color you like, I’ve used Mink from Benjamin Moore mixed with  BB Frösch Chalk Paint Powder. You can just grab a sample pot of paint at Home Depot in your favorite color and mix it with BB Frösch. You can even ask them for Mink, they have it in their system even thought they don’t carry Ben Moore products.)

8 oz. BB Frösch Chalk Paint  – White

BB Frösch Premium Finishing Wax – Clear & Dark

Paint Brush

Wax Brush

Round sponge


Make sure you sand your blocks once they are cut, you don’t want any rough edges. Dust them off and get your space ready for a quick paint session. CLICK HERE for a quick video tutorial on how to make these cute dice.

This video is about Large Dice for Yard Yahtzee from WhipperBerry & BB Frösch Chalk Paint


It’s really just that simple. A little paint & wax and you’re good to go. This is a great painting technique for furniture and all kinds of stuff… It’s not just for dice!

Now, all you need to do is gather the troops and PLAY!!

If you’re new to Yahtzee, here’s a link to the rules of the game that you can print if needed.

I’ve also created a fun printable that you can download over at WhipperBerry


Click HERE to go to WhipperBerry to download Yahtzee Score Card

Now all you have to do is grab the troops and have a ball!!



If you like yard games you will love this DIY Corn Hole game. You can make it yourself.


Have fun with this tic tac toe game!  Are you camping this summer or spending hours outdoors and love outside games? Here is a fun game that you can take on the go. What a useful and thoughtful handmade gift this travel game would make for family and friends.

These minute to win it games take very little prep and can entertain a group of people for hours.

yard games

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