In case you missed it, tape got a makeover. The kind that would make Cinderella jealous. Give these creative and colorful masking, painter’s and of course washi tapes a chance to shine with your crew during summer play time. From an easily changed-up dance game to simple masking tape balance beams, we’ve rolled out the best games to play using tape. Bonus: All these ideas work for inside play when it’s just too hot to hang outdoors!

Recreate Retro Classics
A little masking tape, a roomy space and you can create three classic games for afternoon fun. Bring the original hashtag back by taping out a giant tic-tac-toe board. Then, use different colored rocks to claim your spot in this basic strategy game. Or use the same rocks on a giant washi tape hopscotch board. Toss one out before hoping from 1 to 10. A tape-made target also helps to pass the time. Have the minis toss small pebbles or wadded up tape balls at the bulls-eye score points.

photo: Allison Sutcliffe

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— Allison Sutcliffe