With summer just around the corner, chances are you will be spending more and more time outdoors and looking for ways to keep your kids entertained. The fresh air and change of scenery are important for young children who love exploration. On top of that, outdoor fun doesn’t have to be too complicated or require a lot of materials. Ready to take the toys out and have some activities outside with our top 10 outdoor toys for kids.
Step2 Cascading Cove Sand & Water Table
This is a great option for busy working parents who don’t have a lot of time to set up or clean up. Sand and water tables require very low preparation, but the payoff can be hours of entertainment for your kid! We love this one because it has the option for sand, water, or a combination of both. Although your children will still get a bit wet and messy, you don’t have to worry about dumping sand out of their shoes like with traditional sandboxes.
This table is made of high-quality durable plastic with no small pieces and it also comes with an umbrella for sunny days. After your kid’s finished playing, you only need to cover the table to keep the sand dry and protected until the following day. Moreover, almost every kind of toy can also be used for this table, so no need for new toys purchasing. And, the Step 2 Sand & Water table also has a suitable high for young children, even a 2-year-old can play with it easily.
6KU 3 Wheels Kick Scooter
For children who aren’t quite ready to ride a bicycle, having a scooter is a great start. With easy-adjust handlebars, this scooter can be set to the perfect height for every kid, letting your kid use it for a long time. And, you don’t have to worry about its durability because what most parents said it can run well for years. So, put on the safety gear and your toddler is ready for some fun explorations with this toy! And, if your kid is too old for a 3 wheels scooter, this Razor scooter is a great option.
Little Tikes Hide and Seek Climber
If you don’t have space or budget for a full backyard climbing structure, then this is an excellent alternative. It has the perfect size for toddlers. So, your little one can wear themselves out by climbing up and sliding down over and over again. On top of that, this is the perfect toy to provide safe climbing when your toddler develops their motor skills. Plus, it’s relatively small and light for transport and store. Or, if you want to bring it inside so your child can play on rainy days.
SplashEZ 3-in-1 Splash Pad
A splash pad is a great choice if you love the idea of a kid pool but worried about standing water. Splash pads require very shallow water which minimizes risk. But, it still provides lots of entertainment! With varying levels of physical development, this splash pad is geared towards children of all ages. Kids just can’t resist water play, and it’s an excellent way to keep your kiddos cool in the summer.
Super Deal 40 Spider Web Swing
This unique swing offers room for multiple children with weight limits up to 660 pounds. Also, it has plenty of space for your kids to safely hold on. You can assemble this swing or uninstall it with your kids in minutes. However, you still need a tree or something sturdy to hang it from. Because of high weight limits, your child can continue having fun with it when they are older. Balance and coordination are sure to be challenged throughout this summer. Overall, it’s a wonderful swing that might be your kid’s favorite all summer long!
Fisher-Price Bubble Mower
If you’re on the hunt for toys that can help your toddlers develop motor skills and have fun at the same time, look no further! Lawn mowing is another outdoor activity that your toddler would love to try. Also, with the extra engagement that comes with popping bubbles, mowing can be fun more than ever! This is perfect for the little ones that want to be just like mom and dad. Our kids love walking laps around the yard trailing after dad with the lawnmower, doing his part to help keep the law well-tended.
Little Tikes TotSports T-Ball Set
Toddlers are not the most coordinated, and they can be frustrated easily. So, during this time, tossing a ball for them to hit isn’t a good way to make their interest in sports. Switch to a T-Ball set and let your child hit away.
This is a great way to work on hand-eye coordination for toddlers. This is a highly recommended addition to your backyard toys, especially if you are looking to get everyone together for an outdoor party. This toy is made to withstand lots of impacts, so you don’t have to worry about its durability.
PlasmaCar by PlaSmart
A plasma car is a great option that eliminates most of the risks from falling off. With no batteries and foot, your toddler has to learn how to navigate with this vehicle by themselves. They may struggle a little bit at first but your kid will learn how to drive this “car” in no time! Also, this is a fun way to strengthen their muscles.
Little Tikes Cook ‘n Grow BBQ Grill
With this outdoor play BBQ grill, let your toddler learn how to cook with some pretend play while you are grilling next to them. Your kid’s imaginative play is sure to soar as they grill up some yummy food for all of the guests. This BBQ also has a starter button and clicking knobs like a real one, providing more realistic experiences for your kid. It also comes with 1 some basic kitchen tools and foods for grilling. With this toy, we are sure backyard BBQ parties will be more exciting for your child.
TP Toys Muddy Maker Mud Kitchen
If you want to encourage your kid’s creativity and don’t bother cleaning up their mess, then a mud kitchen is right for you. You will see endless innovative creations as your child digs, mixes, and concocts all summer long! This durable mud kitchen has no small parts and is perfectly safe for all ages. Easy to put together and so much fun! Let your child’s imagination run wild as they develop cognitive skills with open-ended play. Don’t forget to take some pictures of your kid while they are playing with this messy but exciting toy.
We hope that with these outdoor toys for kids, you and your child can enjoy having fun outside even more. What is your kid’s favorite one on this list? Let us know in the comments!