After-School Games

Tree Branch Golf

Your yard can be your children's driving range in Tree Branch Golf. Pros like Tiger Woods use expensive golf clubs to shoot for that hole-in-one. But your kids can play their own crazy game of golf in the backyard.

What You'll Need:

  • Yard
  • Large, sturdy stick
  • Pine cones
  • Sand

Step One: Use a long, sturdy tree branch (one already broken off on the ground) for the club, a pine cone for the ball, and small piles of sand to represent golf course holes.

Step Two: Be sure to set up the course using hills and rose bushes as hazards that they want to avoid.

Step Three: Keep track of how many strokes it takes to get from start to finish.

Step Four: Don't forget to scatter the piles of sand once the game is finished.

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