List Rules Don't add getting stung by jellyfish or getting water in your ear as fun beach games, unless you're into that sort of thing.
It can be easy to get bored after spending an hour or two at the beach when you're just laying out in the sun and swimming around in the water, so it's good to come prepared to play some games while you're there, especially if you're making a day of it. From beach volleyball to sand castles to treasure hunts, this list is all about fun, engaging activities to do while you're having a day at the beach.
What's a day at the beach without some fun in the sun? Other than letting your skin sizzle and getting pounded by giant waves, what are some of your favorite things to do while you're at the beach? Vote up and add all of your favorite activities and games that you play while you're at the beach.
The Bucket Game You’ll need: two very large buckets and two small buckets. Place the large buckets in the sand and race to fill them up with water from with the smaller buckets. First to fill theirs to the top wins!
The Shell Toss Game This is basically a “darts” kind of game: draw a big circle in the sand with smaller concentric circles inside, stand about ten feet back, and toss a recently-found sea shell in. Whoever gets closest to the center wins.
Hot Dog Eating Contest
Throw a Frisbee
Musical Towels Just arrange the towels in a circle, play some music, and cut the music off to see who gets a seat.