Gift Ideas for Kids – Outdoor Toys
Even though the weather isn’t so great during the winter, I like to stock up with some really fun outdoor toys over the holidays. That way, when the weather gets better, we are ready to go with new toys or if you are taking a sunny vacation, they can take a smaller outdoor toy with them to keep them busy. I love how new outdoor toys gets them excited about playing outside. We have found so many neat options. I especially love the fun LED-lighted toys.
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1. Space Scooter and Space Scooter Jr.
Your kids will love to discover a new way to move! The Space Scooter award winning design means that you and your family can experience a fun and unique way to travel. Reconnect with the outdoors on a foldable scooter which is faster than a traditional kick scooter and more compact and convenient than a bike! The Space Scooter for kids ages 8 and up comes in several great colors to choose from. There is also a Space Scooter Jr. for kids ages 5-8 years old.
Your kids of all ages will enjoy this new way to throw a frisbee with this Ogosport Aero Zipp Disk set. They will love throwing the Ogosport disk long distances- up to 175 feet! The disk launcher is easy to use and fun and it makes a cool whistling sound as it glides through the air. These sets are great for the park, for camping or for at the beach.
The My Fairy Garden Magical Cottage Playset is the first of its kind: a toy that’s also a real, live garden! children love kits that allow them to grow plants at home; it gives them a connection to nature and a sense of satisfaction at having nurtured a living thing. My fairy garden takes it to a new, exciting level by allowing children to interact with it as part of an enchanting play set! children plant the Organic seeds, and care for their garden, all while setting up and playing with adorable fairies, woodland friends and accessories! Freya’s magical cottage includes 2-piece flowerpot, tray, toadstool, umbrella table, 2 chairs, SEED packet, soil, watering can, 3 gardening tools, Freya the fairy, Hazel the chipmunk, informational leaflet. For ages 4 and up.
These cool Razor Jetts Heel Wheels are an upgrade from those wheeled shoes that were so popular for years. They have a little bit of a learning curve, but they strap right onto your tween boy’s shoes and off he goes. They are easily adjustable and they have a fun sparking feature as he skates.
Stomp rockets have been a hit with my kids for years. My boys love to bring these fun rockets to the park and other kids flock to watch the rockets fly! If your boys like to play outside and are active, this Stomp Rocket Jr., Ultra Stomp Rocket and the Stomp Rocket LED are so much fun. These sets come with an air pump launcher with a foot pedal and foam rockets. Load the rockets onto the launcher and stomp on the pump to shoot your rockets into the air. You can move the launcher in a certain direction to control where your rockets fly. Your boys can shoot their rockets up to 100 feet in the air. While the Stomp Rocket Jr is great for boys ages 3 and up, the Ultra Stomp Rocket is so much fun for older kids. The Ultra Stomp rocket will shoot up to 200 ft. in the air. Make nighttime fun with the Original Stomp Rocket LED.
The Deluxe Bungee Boing foam bouncing toy from Jumparoo is the squeakiest, easiest pogo ever! A perfect “starter” pogo for ages 3 years and up. Sturdy foam platform with air chamber, a flexible bungee cord in place of a fixed stick, and a comfortable padded handle bar for endless jumping! This fun, quality-made jumper goes “squeak!” with each bounce, encouraging little ones to keep on going!
7. slackers 50-Feet Slackline Classic Set
These cool slacklines are wildly popular! Extending up to 50 feet long, this Slackers Slackline Classic Set is a perfect way to hone balancing skills. It comes with an extra training line to hold on to, making it ideal for beginners of all ages. The two-inch-wide nylon webbing and ratchet tensioning make it easy to use and quick to set up. It comes with an instruction manual and storage bag. Adult assembly required. Holds up to 800 lbs. and it is a fun activity for or ages 5 and up with adult supervision.
I attended a graduation party a few years back and big groups of young people were having a blast with this giant, Jenga-like backyard game by Wobbly Wood. What a great way to entertain everyone from older kids to teens to adults in your own home. This would be fun on the back deck or by the pool. This set comes with it’s own crate for storage and the crate also doubles as a base for your game.
Your kids will love heading out to play in this snow with the RAILZ Youth Snow Scooter! The skis included are designed to turn and carve on snow exactly like a wheeled scooter does on pavement, and the Sure-Stop snow brake allows you to slow and stop with confidence. This scooter folds for easy storage.
This fun Little Tikes Spiralin’ Seas Waterpark kids water table is loaded with features and ways to play. Kids will improve fine motor skills, sharing skills and their imagination while having a splashing good time. See how the water makes the wheels turn, or just splash around with these fun outdoor water toys. This dynamic water table for kids is just the right height – toddlers will play for hours!
I used to play one something similar to this Lifetime Geometric Dome Climber Play Center, when I was a kid. Your kids will spend endless hours climbing on this fun jungle gym. Lifetime Dome Climber Play Center provides a 10-Foot Radius climbing structure for 3 to 10 year old children. This is a big toy that several kids can enjoy at the same time and it will help to develop strong muscles and coordination. Our Dome Climber is a fun, geometric design with real rock climbing hand grips. It is constructed of powder-coated steel to prevent rusting and peeling. Like all of our big toys, the Dome Climber is made from top-quality construction and built to last–a big toy that will be a backyard attraction for many years. Constructed with 1.5″ diameter and 33″ lengths of tubing.
I give a lot of these neat Toysmith Beamo 30-Inch Flying Hoop outdoor toys as birthday gifts. My kids never get tired of playing outside and this would make a fun addition to your outdoor toy collection. The Toysmith Beamo Flying Hoop provides hours of active outdoor fun. This lightweight hoop is fun to use and can fly for more than 100 feet. The hoop’s soft foam ring and spandex sleeve is both safe to use and durable, designed to stand up under hours of intense play. The Beamo Flying Hoop helps develop hand-eye coordination and keeps kids on the move.
Both boys and girls will love this super neat and affordable Ride On Crane. This ride on crane is the perfect addition to your swing set area or sandbox. Dual controls allow children to swing and grab with the crane scoop. The chair rotates all the way around for unrestricted play. Try playing in the snow, too! Assembly Required. Holds up to 88 lbs.
The key to choosing a pogo stick is to look at the weight parameters. This Flybar Foam Maverick Pogo Stick is a great first pogo stick for kids. Flybar Maverick Pogo Stick Offering a great introduction to pogo stick jumping, the Flybar Maverick junior pogo stick is ideal for the young beginner. The Maverick boasts a rugged metal frame covered with foam. As a result, it is sturdy yet safe, a must for kids who are just learning the ropes. The Maverick’s precision design also includes extra-wide and deep footpads, along with easy-grip handles and a rubber tip to help the rider stay in control. Designed for children between the ages of 5 and 9 years old, the Maverick support 40 to 80 pounds and comes fully assembled.
This Elite Ring Toss Game is great for the whole family! What a fun Easter basket filler. Your kids will spend hours in the backyard with this ultra-sturdy ring toss game. The pieces are made of quality wood and rope that are made to last. This fun games breaks down easily and includes it’s own carrying bag. What a fun thing to take camping or to the beach or park this Spring. You can stuff this filled carrying bag right into their Easter basket!
Aerobie Skylighter Disc takes the frisbee to the next level. Your kids will love this super cool light-up frisbee, powered by bright, LED lights. This durable frisbee includes a cushioned grip and long-life, replaceable batteries.
My kids go crazy over this Mookie All Surface Pro Swingball every time we are at our local independent toy store. It’s a bit like tetherball, but with lots of spirals to make the game challenging. This is a super fun, family game that helps improve hand-eye coordination. Once it’s time to store the Mookie Swingball away, all of the components fit in the base.
My son recently started playing flag football and this cool set is on his wishlist. How fun to play flag football with siblings, friends or family with this Nerf Sport Flag Football Set. This highly-reviewed set comes with enough flags for 4 on 4 players and they are water-resistant, so your kids can even play in the rain!
If your kids love to build snowmen, then this fun kit will help them easily add an eyes, nose, hat and more. The Toysmith Dress a Snowman Kit includes sturdy, detailed wood pieces that can be used over and over during the snowy season and year after year. What a fun gift idea for kids!
Hook it, launch it and catch it with this cool Djubi Classic- The Coolest New Twist on The Game of Catch. It’s a fun twist on the classic game of throw and catch and a really fun tween gift idea. The raquet is a cross between a launcher, a net and a scoop, which makes this highly-reviewed game different. If you head to the park with younger siblings, then this game is fun to bring along for your tweens. It’s fun at the beach, at the park and in your own backyard. I just bought a few of these for my son’s friends for their birthday, but they would also be one of those great Easter basket ideas for kids who love to play outside.
I love how simple and fun these Toysmith Monster Feet are and what a great outdoor toy at an affordable price. These cool strap-on feet will help your kids develop their balance and coordination. These are great for kids ages 5 and up and will withstand up to 110lbs.
My kids have these super cool EzyRoller ride-ons. We take them to the park and all of the kids want to try them. You will have to watch the video to see how cool they are! The best part about this highly-reviewed ride-on is that it is adjustable and works for kids ages 4-14. What a fun, grow-with-you toy. You can find the Ezyroller in many colors such as red, blue, orange, pink, green and more.
Your kids can have fun playing at your backyard BBQs, even when the sun goes down. How cool is this Tangle Sport Matrix Nightball. This rubberized football contains super bright LED lights that get brighter as you throw the football. What a neat, unique Easter basket idea for kids.
24. Astrojax V-Max
You will not truly appreciate how cool the Astrojax V-Max is until you watch some videos on the cool tricks that can be done with this really neat yo-yo-like toy. There are three balls that rotate together in a cool motion, plus there are so many more advanced tricks that can be learned. Older kids will love this fun outdoor toy.
The Aqua Zooka Quick Fill Water Bazooka is the ultimate water squirter. Your kids can quickly soak each other with this highly-reviewed, very durable bazooka with the no-slip handle. The Aqua Zooka also floats, so it won’t sink to the bottom of the pool. Don’t be fooled by cheaper versions of water soakers. You can also buy Aqua Zooka Bazooka in the 12 inch size for a smaller, more compact squirter.
Green Toys is one of my favorite brands for toddlers. Their toys are made in the U.S.A. from 100% recycled plastic and they don’t contain BPA, phthalates or lead paint. My boys have the Green Toys Dump Truck and it’s so durable and great for the sandbox at the park. There is even a cute pink dump truck for girls. Green toys make really durable holiday gifts for kids 6 and under.
These highly-reviewed Mini Ogodisk Super Disk Set They carry them at my local boutique toy store and they have them right as you walk in as they are one of the most popular items in the store. If you check out the video for this Mini Ogodisk Super Disk Set , you will see how versatile they are. You can play with them outside, at the pool, at the beach, with a volleyball net, in the snow, plus they also double as a frisbee. They are very durable and fun for the whole family and would be a fun Easter basket idea for kids.
Your young gardener will love this adorable Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Blossom Bright Tote Set and this would make a great holiday gift idea for kids. This set includes very functional and durable tools along with a nice tote to take outdoors.
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