What are the best outdoor toys for kids? Get ready for a slimy and fidgety season this summer. Say goodbye to the indoors and hello to the outdoors with our list of over 100 must have summer toys.
Want to go outside and play? School is getting out and summer is here. That means that a lot of parents want to get their kids to go outside and play at home or on vacation. What’s hot this summer? Toybuzz has come out with its list of the best outdoor toys for kids.
From the coolest blasters to spinner toys, we tried to find a variety of outdoor toys that will appeal to different ages and to both boys and girls. We got all of the hottest toys to get the kids outside and playing. These toys are so hot that they’ll have your kids cooling off in the summer. Best of all — with our list, you don’t ever worry about hearing the words “I’m boooorded” again.
In addition to our list, we have identified several “buzz” toys. A buzz toy is a special toy that is not only a popular toy, but it is one that is so amazing that it deserves an award. Are you ready for some summer fun? Here’s our list of the hottest summer toys for kids.
Best Outdoor Blasters For Kids
Everybody loves a blaster! Colorful and super cool, fun blasters are the perfect outdoor toy for older kids. If you don’t have one, choose one from this list and see you outside on the battlefield.
Laser X Two Player Laser Gaming SetAges 6-15
Laser X is arguably the most exciting toy of the summer, earning Toy Buzz’s prestigious and elusive Summer Toy of the Year Award! The fans have spoken – and they absolutely love it! It’s a laser tag experience containing two laser blasters. The blasters are amazingly accurate and the system accurately registers hits. There is even a soundtrack to enhance the overall experience. The coolest part is that your entire neighborhood can join in the fun! Laser X is ideal for indoor or outdoor play, and did we mention it’s insanely fun and addictive? Join the fun today!
Nerf N-Strike Elite Strongarm BlasterAges 8+
The Nerf N-Strike Elite Strongarm Blaster is an action-packed Nerf blaster for great summer fun. It’s an awesomely designed blaster featuring a rotating barrel housing six Elite foam darts. The blaster is built for performance with rapid-fire mode and firing distances ranging up to 90 feet away! Great addition to your arsenal. It’s Nerf or nothing!
Nerf N-Strike Elite Triad EX-3 BlasterAges 8+
The Nerf N-Strike Elite Triad EX-3 may look small but it packs a great amount of power. As with most Nerf blasters, this one is designed with quality and durability in mind. The blaster features a three-dart system and the blaster is smart enough to know which barrel has a dart loaded. The blaster is capable of firing distances of up to 90 feet away. The Elite Triad proves that big things do come in small packages!
The Original Stomp Rocket: Dueling 4-RocketAges 6+
The Dueling Stomp Rocket, an award-winning toy, is the original Stomp Rocket with twice the fun. Kids can compete to see who can blast their rocket higher in friendly competition! The rockets soar as high as 200 feet into the air! Fantastic outdoor summer fun!
Nerf Rival Apollo XV-700Ages 14+
Designed for ages 14 and older, the Nerf Rival Apollo XV-700 brings high-intensity action to the world of blasters. It features spring action with seven high-impact rounds. The blaster features a tactical rail and trigger lock. Experience ultimate accuracy and firepower up to 100 feet per second.
Nerf Modulus Tri-StrikeAges 8+
The Nerf Modulus Tri-Strike is one of Nerf fans’ favorite blasters. It offers three ways to blast and lets you add components, such as the missile launcher and stock to create a missile blaster. Set includes 10 Elite Darts, 4 MEGA darts, and a missile. With more than 1000 unique combinations possible, customizing the blaster based on your mission has never been more fun!
Nerf Super Soaker Scatterblast BlasterAges 6+
The summer heat and Super Soakers are a match made in heaven! The cool thing about the Scatterblast is that it blasts five streams of water with pumping-action to drench your target. The blaster stores 22-ounces of water and blasts over 30 feet away! Perfect toy for fun in the sun!
Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger 2-PackAges 8+
This two-player Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger 2-Pack set allows players to engage in awesome laser tag action. The set includes two taggers with lights, sounds, and vibrations to immerse you in the action. The laser guns work well and they’re a complete blast delivering endless fun!
Zing Air Hunterz Z-Curve BowAges 8+
Your little hunter can take some target practice outdoors. The Zing Air Hunterz Z-Curve Bow delivers accuracy and safety with soft, foam arrows. It’s easy to quickly load and shoot. Zartz suction arrows stick to virtually anything while Zonic whistle arrows travel distances up to 125 feet. Great gift for outdoor fun!
Nerf Rival Artemis XVII-3000 RedAges 14+
The Nerf Rival Artemis XVII-3000 is a precision battling system for ages 14 and over. This is a 30 round blaster with a rotating barrel and awesome slam-fire action. The Artemis delivers accuracy and fires up to 100 feet per second! Feel the intensity of Nerf Rival!
Nerf Super Soaker DartFireAges 6+
The Nerf Super Soaker DartFire is an innovative new Super Soaker delivering the best of both worlds – a water blaster and dart blaster in one! The DartFire stores 40 oz of water and shoots as far as 38 feet away. The blaster includes 5 Elite darts. Get your soak on this summer!
AQUA ZOOKA Quick Fill Water BazookaAges 6+
The way this blaster works is that you suck up the water in a pool or a bucket of water. The best part? It is not only cool and easy but it shoots super far. How far? Up to 60 feet! Holy smokes! No wonder it is called a water bazooka!
Quarter Mile 300-Yard Water Balloon LauncherAges 13+
Throwing water balloons at targets is a lot of fun, but slinging them over 300 feet is even cooler. The only problem? It takes 3 kids to launch balloons with this massive slingshot. It’s all about teamwork, right? Seriously, who wouldn’t love launching water balloons 300 feet?
Best Backyard Toys for Kids
These cool outside toys will have your child begging to go outside and play in the backyard.
Gazillion 2 Liters Bubble Solution
Bubbles and summer go hand-in-hand like bread and butter. Kids absolutely love playing with bubbles. The Gazillion 2 Liters Bubbles Solution is 2 liters of fun! The set includes a fun 9 in 1 bubble wand for creating all types of fun bubbles. It’s top-secret solution creates the biggest, brightest, and most vibrant bubbles you’ve ever seen! It’s simply bubble-tastic fun!
Huge Rainbow Kite For Kids Ages 4+
Have some classic high-flying summer fun with this huge rainbow kite. This kite is super easy to build and fly for both boys and girls. Kids will be dazzled and amazed once they learn to fly it. It’s incredibly fun to take control and fly it around as it magically comes to life in the air. It’s great for getting outdoors and promoting active play versus being inside with the videogames. Make it a memorable summer!
Nite Ize Flashflight LED Light Up Flying DiscAges 8+
Take the classic summer fun of a frisbee and mash it with a LED technology and what do you get? You get Flashflight an all-new experience that allows you to fly it day or night! It’s durable and lightweight and it floats and flies like the best flying discs on the market. The coolest part? The FlashFlight lights up from any angle and comes in four fun colors – disc-o, blue, red, and green. Gang way the Flashflight is here for a cool summer!
ZURU Bunch O BalloonsAges 3-18
Water balloons are synonymous with summer fun! With Bunch O Balloons kids can spend more time playing with the balloons instead of wasting time filling them. This innovative design allows kids to fill 100 balloons in a minute! You get 8 sets of the Bunch O Balloons. It’s a great way to stay cool in the summer and beat the heat. Bring on the fun!
Green Toys Jump RopeAges 5-9
For generations kids have enjoyed jump rope fun in the summer. It’s incredibly fun and kids will burn a ton of calories while developing their core muscles. This Jump Rope is eco-friendly and made from recycled materials. It’s safe for kids because it is non-toxic. Great classic summer fun!
Inspire creativity this summer with Crayola’s Washable Sidewalk Chalk. This 72-piece set includes Crayola’s brightest and boldest colors for inspiring creativity and the imagination! Bring your artistic vision to reality with this wonderful chalk set. The chalk is cleverly designed to not roll down the driveway and they are quite durable so they don’t break easily. What fantastic creations will you bring to life?
Best Outdoor Playsets
Turn the backyard into a playground with these cool outdoor toys for kids.
Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug ‘n Secure SwingAges 9m-4
What kid doesn’t like swinging on a swing? Hang this 2-in-1 Snug ‘n Secure Swing on your swing set for thrilling fun! Kids will be safe and secure with the T-bar and embedded shoulder harness system. For older children, the straps and T-bar are removable. This swing is proudly made in the USA and will deliver endless fun and delight!
Step2 Sit and Play Picnic Table with UmbrellaAges 18m-4
Picnics are a mainstay of summer fun. Enjoy fantastic picnics with this durable picnic set with seating for four children. To shade your child from harmful UV rays, a convenient umbrella shade is included. The shade is removable if needed. The set is easy to assemble and folds after disassembly. Ivite your friends over for some picnic fun and let the good times roll!
Little Tikes Jump ‘n Slide Bouncer Ages 2-8
Kids absolutely love bouncers. In the summer you have fun and sun. Add a bouncer and you’ve got out of this world fun! The Jump ‘n Slide Bouncer is one of the most popular bouncers. It measures 12 x 9 x 6-feet after inflation. It inflates in minutes and can be folded for easy storage. Up to three kids will have a blast jumping around the large play area and enjoy riding the slide. The best bouncer for summer fun!
Step2 Cascading Cove Sand and Water TableAges 18m-5
Combining the best of both worlds – water play and sand play – the Cascading Cove Sand and Water Table delivers incredible summer fun! The table is divided into two with one side that stores ten pounds of sand and the other side storing three gallons of water for some splish-splash fun! The combo table features an umbrella to shade kids from UV rays to extend their playtime in the sun. Kids’ imaginations will be ignited as they have fun in the sun!
Step2 All Around Playtime PatioAges 2-8
Gear up for some summer time fun in the All Around Playtime Patio with Canopy Playhouse. Grill up some imaginary meals on the grill. The sink area allows you to wash your cooking utencils. A sand and water section allows for some creative play in the sand and water. The snack table allows friends to gather to enjoy imaginary meals. Fantastic playhouse for awesome fun in the sun!
Super Spinner SwingAges 3+
Designed in the USA, the Super Spinner Swing is perfect for some summertime fun! It comes completely assembled with a hanging kit. It can be installed on either a swing set or your tree. The durable swing supports up to two children weighing up to 200 pounds. Give the ultimate gift of fun in the sun!
Imaginations will soar to new heights with this incredible treehouse from Step2. Climb to the top to experience the wonderful views of the neighborhood. When you’re ready for some action, head down the fun slide. Gather with friends for classic summertime fun.
Step 2 Up & Down Roller CoasterAges 2-5
Feel the thrills and excitement of this Up and Down Roller Coaster ride-on. School’s out so it’s time to get on with some F-U-N! This three-piece track set from Step2 is easy to setup and it’s designed with your child’s safety in mind. Wee! This is incredibly fun! Let’s do it again!
Blast Zone Magic Castle Inflatable BouncerAges 3-12
Welcome to the Blast Zone Magic Castle! Gear up for a magical experience with non-stop bouncing thrills and excitement. Up to three children can enjoy this bouncer at once. The Magic Castle has a fun castle theme with a colorful design that will appeal to kids. The bouncer features a large play area protected by netting and also has a fun slide to ride. Perfect for summer backyard fun!
Lifetime 280094 Kid’s Picnic Table
If your family enjoys summer family picnics you’ll love the Lifetime Kid’s Picnic Table. This 32.5-inch table is durably constructed for years of picnic fun. The table seats four children and features UV protected surfaces that won’t crack, peel, or chip. The table is foldable for easy transport and storage. Kids will have fun socializing with their friends in the summertime while having a delightful time.
Lifetime Geometric Dome Climber Play CenterAges 3-10
Kids are out of school for the summer. Bring home the fun and excitement of a dome climber to your backyard! Every day in the summer can be a fun-filled day! This dome climber from Lifetime is solidly built with high quality climbing grip bars. Kids will develop motor skills as well as their muscles while having a blast with their friends outdoors.
This complete slackline kit includes tree protection. It is well-suited for beginners and it’s perfect for summer fun! Kids can walk, jump, and even perform tricks on this 2-inch wide slackline. Installation is simple and it’s safe for kids, meeting US safety regulations. Supports a max weight of 300 pounds. It’s super fun and perfect for birthdays, summer camp, and at the park.
Lifetime Monkey Bar Adventure Swing Set
Why go to the park when you can bring the park to the backyard? Look at this swing set! It’s like a outdoor playground for kids. You might never need to buy any toys again. It’s actually got monkey bars that kids can climb. The swing set includes 3 swings, trapeze bar, slide, pole, and monkey bars. The best part? It has powder coating, which means it is designed to last.
Lifetime Ace Flyer Teeter-Totter
Gear up for take off with the Ace Flyer Teeter-Totter! This 8′ x 8′ outdoor playset seats up to seven kids in a fun plane design teeter-totter. Kids can bounce up and down like a seesaw for endless fun and enjoyment. Kids can also engage in imaginative play by riding in the cockpit and steering with the steering wheel. Prepare for the fun and imaginations to soar!
Eagle Series ZiplineAges 7+
Calling all thrill-seekers! If you’re looking for thrilling summer action look no further than the Slackers Zipline Extreme Backyard Adventures set. It’s a complete kit to create a thrilling zipline in your backyard! It’s 90-feet of thrills and excitement sure to give you an adrenaline rush!
Outdoor Sports Toys for Kids
What better to get kids outside than with outdoor play equipment?
Little Tikes Easy Score Basketball Set – 3 BallAges 18m-5
The Easy Score Basketball Set is an awesome b-ball set for kids. The Easy Score hoop can be adjusted from 2′ to 4′. The set comes with three junior sized balls. For added stability, sand may be added to the base of the basketball set. Great set for getting kids up and active. This is slam dunk fun!
Melissa & Doug K’s Kids Bowling Friends Play Set and Game Ages 2-4
Melissa & Doug K’s Kids Bowling Friends playset is wonderful for indoor or outdoor play. It’s a seven piece set made with soft plastic perfect for toddler and preschooler children. The six characters are fun colorful pins. Great toy set for building eye-hand coordination. Go for the STRIKE!
Nerf Sports Vortex Aero Howler ToyAges 6+
The Nerf Sports Vortex Aero Howler is the farthest flying football. With the long bombs you’ll be throwing, you’ll feel like your favorite NFL quarterback! The secret lies in the specially designed tail! The ball even makes a howling sound as it soars in the air. The ball features an awesome grip for maximum control and accuracy. Awesome outdoor summer fun!
Spalding NBA Street Basketball
With school out for the summer, it’s time for some hoops action. Take your game to the streets with this authentic Spalding NBA Street basketball. It delivers excellent outdoor performance and provides great ball grip for outstanding games. Perfect gift for outdoor summer fun!
Lifetime 1221 Pro Court Portable Basketball System
This Pro Court Height Adjustable Portable Basketball System is great for outdoor hoops action. It features a 44-inch backboard which is adjustable from 7.5′ to 10′ to grow with your child. For added stability, you can fill the base with water or sand. The basketball set is weather resistant for years of play. Excellent set for outdoor fun!
Wilson US Open Junior Tennis Racquet
Hit the tennis court with this great performing Wilson US Open Junior Tennis Racket. Constructed of aluminium, the racket is lightweight and tightly strung to deliver great performance on the court. The racket is available in a variety of colors and looks stylish with a comfortable grip. Your volleys, lobs, and slams will be effortless. Enjoy the game of tennis and have some fun in the sun!
Skywalker Jump N’ Dunk 12 Foot Trampoline
The Skywalker Jump ‘n Dunk 12’ Trampoline was made for summer fun! Whoever thought of mashing together basketball with a bouncer was a genius! The Jump ‘n Dunk trampoline is designed with safety in mind and includes a small ball. The surface is designed to prevent slipping. Jump and dunk your way to incredible fun!
Franklin Sports Competition Goal
This heavy-duty soccer goal from Franklin Sports is made from steel to last for years. It measures 6 W x 4 H x 3 feet D. The soccer goal is easy to assemble and includes stakes for the field. The netting can withstand all types of weather. Perfect sports equipment for soccer fun.
Baden Champions Volleyball Badminton Set
The Baden Champions Volleyball Badminton Set is a complete sports set for outdoor fun. The set is simple to setup and built to last. The set includes the net, poles, volleyball, badminton racquets, shuttlecocks, boundaries, and a handy storage case. Play volleyball or badminton. Great competitive sport perfect for summer picnics or other outdoor events.
Louisville Slugger UPM 45 Blue Flame Pitching
Summer is the perfect time to work on your game. The Louisville Slugger Pitching Machine is the perfect coaching tool to improve your batting, catching, and fielding skills. The ball can be thrown at variable speeds from 18 to 45 mph. The pitching is very accurate for developing your skills. Best of all, there is no need for batteries or electricity nearby as it works manually. Outstanding tool for building your baseball skills.
Cheerwing PU Kids Boxing Gloves
Kids don’t mind having a little fun in the summer. They can strap on these cheerful boxing gloves and begin boxing training. They are durable and constructed of high quality to last. The weight of the gloves actually feels quite good and they support your wrists well. Now all you need is a punching bag to unleash your fury.
Wilson Team T-Ball Youth Baseball Glove
If you’re looking for some great outdoor fun, this officially licensed baseball glove is sure to inspire fun. Choose from a wide selection with MLB teams. The gloves features the team’s colors and logos. They perform well and are designed for your left hand. In other words, it’s for right-handed throwers. Take me out to the ballgame for some classic summer fun!
Spalding Rookie Gear Soccer BallAges 3+
Soccer is a fun game to play outdoors in the summer. It’s great active play and you get plenty of great exercise. This Spalding Rookie Gear Soccer Ball is designed for kids 8 or less. It’s about one-forth less in weight compared to a regular soccer ball. This means it is easier to kick the ball a farther distance. As a result, kids will build more confidence and enjoy the game even more. The ball is designed for years of play.
Easton S50 Youth Baseball Bat
Swing batter, batter. This Youth Baseball Bat from Easton is perfect for playing America’s beloved pastime of baseball. It’s constructed of aluminum alloy for years of play. The grip is comfortable and makes the bat easy to swing. Swing for the fences and knock it out of the park!
SKLZ 10-Man Flag Football Deluxe Set W/ Flags and Cones.
Flag football is a fun sport to play in the summer. This set includes ten belts with flags, four goal cones, rules, and a storage case. You get five yellow belts and five blue belts. The sports equipment is durably designed even for rough play. Invite your friends over for endless outdoor fun!
Best Ride On Toys for Kids
Who doesn’t love a great set of wheels? Put your foot on the pedal with these ride on toys including a variety of scooters, Power Wheels, and more. Take a look at these awesome outdoor toys.
Heelys Launch Skate Shoe
Who wants to walk to school? Heelys are back. They come in so many cool styles. The coolest part? The wheels pops right out so you can use it like a normal shoe too. Kids can roll to school on their heels and then walk around school. Like any ride on, you have to use a helmet.
Fisher-Price Harley-Davidson Tough TrikeAges 2-6
Cool kids can ride in style with a Harley of their own! This awesome trike features styling inspired by Harley Davidson. Its rugged wheels let kids go on adventures with no limits. Sturdy handlebars allow kids to easily control the trike. There’s even a secret storage compartment for storing all your belongings.
Step2 Whisper Ride IIAges 18m-4
The Whisper Ride II is an awesomely designed ride-on delivering a smooth ride for toddlers. It features a steering wheel, seat belt, and two cup holders on the dash. Another cup holder is placed on the handle for the parent. Storage space is located underneath the hood and a working honking horn adds to the fun. Supports max weight of 50 pounds.
Kidoozie Foam Pogo JumperAges 3-10
The Kidoozie encourages kids to take the bouncing action outdoors and get out and play! If you’ve never tried a pogo stick before, they’re incredibly fun! Once you’re on, you just can’t stop. It’s insanely addictive fun and kids will burn a ton of calories while developing their muscles. Kids or even kids at heart can ride the Kidoozie Pogo Jumper. It supports riders weighing up to 250 pounds. Where will your pogo adventures take you?
Peg Perego John Deere Ground Force Tractor with TrailerAges 2-7
Summer is the perfect time for farming fun. Kids can ride this authentic John Deere Ground Force Tractor with Trailer to take care of their imaginary farm. You can haul loads in your trailer and ride on grass, dirt, gravel, and even pavement with these big wheels. The tractor features realistic details inspired by real John Deere tractors. Kids will be grooving to the FM radio while driving around the farm. The tractor features two speeds – 2.25 and 4.5 miles per hour, four wheel drive and automatic braking. Exciting summer fun!
Big Dig Ride-on working CraneAges 4-8
With The Big Dig from Reeves Toys, kids can dig, scoop, lift, and dump sand, snow, and even dirt! The Big Dig is like a real working crane that kids can ride and it’s loads of fun! Riders control The Big Dig with two control handles and they can rotate the seat to get the best angle on the action. Supports riders up to 110 pounds, it’s the perfect toy all year round from summer to winter and everything in between.
PlasmaCar Ride On ToyAges 3-8
The PlasmaCar is the recipient of Gold Star Award. It’s a unique ride-on that provides pure thrills. It’s easy to setup and provides endless hours of fun! It’s also easy to ride – simply steer on a flat surface and away you go! The great thing is that there are no complicated pedals or gears involved – it’s simple and straightforward. Riders weighing up to 220 pounds can enjoy the thrills and excitement of PlasmaCar.
Blue Horse HopperAges 3-5
The Blue Horse Hopper is an adorably cute bouncing ride-on animal for kids. It’s super fun to bounce around in the summer sunshine! A pump is included for inflating the space hopper. Look at ’em go bounce, bounce, bounce! Your child will look as if they are riding a real horse!
Radio Flyer Red Rider TrikeAges 30m-5
Radio Flyer has entertained generations of children with their iconic Red Rider Trikes. They’re perfect for enjoying some classic summer fun in the sun! Their stylish design is timeless, memorable, and built to last. Constructed of solid steel, the tricycle delivers a captivating and smooth ride. The seat adapts as your child grows through the years. A storage compartment is located at the rear of the tricycle. Classic summer fun!
Power Wheels Thomas and Friends Thomas with Track (Amazon Exclusive)Ages 1-3
The Power Wheels Thomas & Friends Thomas with Track is perfect for indoor or outdoor fun. It’s easy to operate with a simple button to push. It drives one mile per hour while on the track. The styling remains true to our favorite hero Thomas from the TV show. He’s instantly recognizable to fans. Thomas even interacts with kids with fun phrases and sounds inspired by the show. The best part? Fans can even ride Thomas off the track to enjoy thrilling speeds up to 2 mph.
Radio Flyer Ultimate Comfort WagonAges 18m-15
The Radio Flyer Ultimate Comfort Wagon is one of the best wagons for kids. If offers a smooth and comfortable riding experience with a versatile design. In fact, it features up to five unique seating and storage choices. Additionally, it features seatbelts, padded seats, cup holders, and a removable canopy. This is classic summer fun!
Power Wheels Power Wheels Batman Lil’ QuadAges 1-3
The Power Wheels Batman Lil’ Quad is ready for explosive summer action! Burst onto the scene of the crime with speeds up to 2 miles per hour. The Lil’ Quad features a lower profile suitable for younger children. With a push of a button, you spring into action. There’s even a small compartment under the Batman logo near the front of the ATV. Perfect for summertime crime-fighting action!
Fisher-Price Grow with Me 1,2,3 Roller Skates, GreenAges 2-5
Roller skates are perfect for summer fun in the sun! The Grow with Me 1,2,3 Roller Skates teach kids to skate in three easy stages. You start by walking with one wheel locked in stage 1. In stage 2, the wheels roll forward – not backward. And, finally, in stage 3, you’re free to skate on your own. Oh, the joy of learning to skate! Once you learn, your kids won’t want to stop. Don’t forget to always wear a helmet for your safety!
Power Wheels Disney Frozen Jeep WranglerAges 3-6
Featuring authentic Wrangler styling and cool Frozen graphics and colors, fans will be in for a real thrilling adventurous ride with the Power Wheels Disney Frozen Jeep Wrangler. The cool thing is that this vehicle features functional doors, play radio featuring songs from the movie, and amazingly intricate detailing that is sure to inspire imaginations. On your adventures, you can expect to reach speeds up to 5 miles per hour.
EzyRoller Classic Ride OnAges 4-14
The EzyRoller Classic Ride On combines the fun of a bike and a scooter into an innovative design that’s addictively fun! Perfect for indoor or outdoor fun, the EzyRoller is a pure joy to ride thanks to its amazing motion. It controls like a bike but without those pesky pedals. Instead you use the foot bar to move the EzyRoller. And the best part? It’s ingenious design allows it to grow with your child for years of play. Perfect for summer fun!
Power Wheels Kawasaki KFX, Hot WheelsAges 3-7
Are your ready for summer thrills and excitement?! The Power Wheels Kawaski KFX Hot Wheels edition is bad to the bone! It features awesome styling with large wheels ready to conquer any adventure! Rev its engine into high gear with a simple turn of the handles. It reaches exhilarating speeds up to 5 miles per hour and features forward and backward movement. Backyard summer adventures are going to be an absolute blast!
Power Wheels Batman Dune RacerAges 3-7
Gear up for thrilling escapades with the Power Wheels Batman Dune Racer. There’s nothing that can stop this powerhouse all-terrain vehicle. It drives through it all – hard surfaces, wet grass, and even rough surfaces. Fans will love the awesome and stylish Batman graphics and design that are sure to ignite their imaginations. The Batman Dune Racer is built tough to last for years of exciting play. Where will your adventures lead you?
Smart Gear Pony CycleAges 4-10
Giddy up for some fantastic summer fun! Meet the Pony Cycle. The Pony Cycle is a ride-on for kids that simulates riding a real pony with realistic movement. The pony is remarkably designed bearing a striking resemblance to a real pony. Kids won’t believe their eyes. It’s truly an incredible and unforgettable experience! The Pony Cycle is designed for kids ages 4 -9. Make their dreams a reality!
Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike
The Strider Balance Bike is designed for kids 18 months to 5 years of age. It’s a fantastic transitionary bike to build balance skills as well as confidence before moving on to a regular bicycle. There are no pedals here and if your child can walk, they can easily ride this bike. It’s quick and easy to assemble and is built with quality and performance in mind.
Micro Maxi Kick Scooter with T-barAges 5-12
The Micro Maxi is hands-down one of the best scooters around. It is built well and performs just as well. The kick scooter is durably designed and every part is replaceable. It delivers a fun ride and kids will love riding them in the summer around the neighborhood, in the park, and wherever their adventures take them. Fantastic summer fun!
Roller Derby Girls Firestar Roller Skates
Summer is the perfect time for roller skating fun! Strap on these Roller Derby Girls Firestar Roller Skates and get ready to have a blast! Kids absolutely love them! The roller skates feature a sporty design with a Velcro strapping mechanism. They feel comfortable and durable and the wheels roll smoothly for a smooth ride. Get your skate on this summer!
Razor FlashRider 360Ages 6+
Razor has done it again! The Razor FlashRider 360 reinvents the classic tricycle, delivering a full 360-degrees of incredible fun! The FlashRider is designed for thrills and it’s a real blast to ride. And if that’s not enough – it features dazzling and cool sparking action! It supports riders up to 160 pounds. Create some magical sparks this summer!
Razor A3 Kick ScooterAges 5+
The Razor A3 Kick Scooter is built for performance and it’s durably designed with aluminium. Kids love them and they’re at a price you simply can’t beat. It features a rear braking system for stopping on a dime. Riders can conveniently fold it while transporting. Fantastic gift for classic outdoor summer fun!
Razor Pocket Mod
Designed for teens ages 13 and older, the Razor Pocket Mod Mini Euro Electric Scooter is the perfect ride-on for girls in the summer. Featuring a Sweet Pea metallic pink color with handle streamers, it’s designed with fun in mind. It looks like a realistic scooter and it’s electric-powered, reaching speeds of 15 miles per hour. The styling looks fab and it rides like a charm with a comfy padded seat. A storage compartment is concealed underneath the seat. Ride in style this summer!
Are you into adventure, thrills, and excitement? If so, the Razor Ripsurf may be just for you. It’s what you would get if you mixed a skateboard with a surfboard. The best part is you can carve and cut at the skate park just like a surfboard. The 360 degree rotating caster wheels are the secret to making the magic happen. Suitable for riders ages 8 and older up to 220 pounds. Take the fun to the extreme this summer and surf anywhere you please!
WALKAROO XTREME Steel Balance Stilts with Height Adjustable Vert Lifters by Air Kicks
Ready for some wacky fun this summer? Try your hand at the Walkaroo Xtreme Steel Balance Stilts. You’ll be at least 12-17″ above the ground with these stilts and they’re sure to generate laughter and smiles all around. They are designed for comfort and stability for endless fun. The height can be easily adjusted. Rise up to the fun this summer. Great indoor or outdoor fun!
Best Pool Toys
If you are headed to the pool, don’t forget to take these fun pool toys with you.
Aqua Games Dive Rings (Set of 6) by Aqua LeisureAges 5-15
When the temperatures heat up, the perfect way to beat the heat is in the pool. Add a world of fun and delight with Aqua Games Dive Rings. This set features six colorful rings that sink to the bottom of the pool. Get creative and create your own underwater games. You can go on deep diving adventures or anything you can imagine. Make your pool experience even more fun!
Swimline 6-Foot By 5-Foot Giant Inflatable Pizza Slice
Sometimes you just want to look super cool while in the pool. This giant 6′ x 5′ Inflatable Pizza Slice allows you to lay back and relax as you soak in the sun. It’s huge and quite sturdy. The pizza ‘crust’ acts as a comfy head rest and what’s cool is there are two slots for holding beverages while you chill out. The pizza slice float is easy to inflate and the pizza print looks quite authentic. Perfect gift for fun in the sun!
Fin Fun Mermaid Tails for Swimming with Monofin
Girls dream of being mermaids. Make your girl’s dreams a reality with this Mermaid Tails for Swimming with Monfin. It’s a limited edition from Fin Fun that’s ultra fun! The designs are appealing and vibrant with an array of fun colors. Reinforcement tech prevents damage to your tail’s edge and the tails are resistant to sun damage. Girls will be able to swim faster in the pool with the Mermaid Tails. The best part? These Mermaid Tails allow you to create realistic mermaid movement for an enhanced experience.
SwimWays Baby Spring Float Activity Center with CanopyAges 9m-2
Even babies want to beat the heat by chilling in the pool. The Baby Spring Float Activity Center features a fun float design with a rotating octupus that provides a full 360-degrees of play. The internal spring provides great stability. The octopus features baby toys to interact with. It’s the perfect way to introduce your child to the fun in the pool. The removable canopy is adjustable to provide your baby with shade from the sun. Perfect for fun in the sun!
Best Beach Toys For Kids
Have fun at the beach with these cool beach toys.
Green Toys Watering Can ToyAges 18m-10
The Green Toys Watering Can Toy is perfect for fun in the sun! The watering can is easy to clean, dishwasher safe, and made from 100% recycled materials. It’s safe for children, free of BPA, PVC, and phthalates. The set includes a rake and spade to add to the fun. Perfect fun at the beach, garden, or even bathtime.
Hape Kid’s Beach Toy BasicsAges 18m-4
This Beach Bucket set is perfect for a fun day at the beach. The set includes colorful beach toys to inspire their creativity. A bucket, shovel, rake, and sifter are included for creating castles or fun sand play. The toy is safe for kids, made of non-toxic materials. Great summer toy for encouraging kids to play outdoors.
Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Cutie Pie Butterfly Folding Lawn and Camping ChairAges 3-5
Lay back and relax on your Sunny Path Cutie Pie Butterfly Folding Lawn and Camping Chair as you soak in the summer sun. This chair is beautifully designed with a cute butterfly graphic and lovely color scheme. It’s perfect for the lawn, camping, and even the beach. It features a cup holder to hold a beverage to beat the heat. The chair is foldable for easy storage and transporting and it’s water resistant.
If you’re looking for a great beach toy for kids, the Sunny Patch Seaside Sidekicks Sand and Cupcake Playset is an excellent choice. Now kids can create delicious cupcakes at the beach with this twelve-piece set complete with molds and fun, colorful cupcake toppers. Fantastic for summer time fun in the sun!
Best Outdoor Games For Kids
We know that it is good to get kids to go outside and play, so here are games that make it fun to get everyone outside and are easy to take along anywhere.
Capture the Flag REDUX
Capture the Flag REDUX is a popular classic outdoor game now featuring glowing effects! The game is easy to play and it’s a cool gift idea. Simply pick teams, mark territories and jails, hide the orb, play and win! It’s a game for all ages promoting physical activity with players running, hiding, and chasing other players to win. A fun, glowing adventure awaits!
Bottle Flip Board GameAges 13+
Do you have what it takes to be the ultimate Bottle Flip champion? Score points as you navigate around the board by competing in individual challenges, head-to-head Flip Offs, group all-out flip outs, or even design your own flippin’ challenges. Will you attain Bottle Flippin’ greatness? Super flippin’ incredible game for 2-6 players!
KanJam Ultimate Disc GameAges 8+
Going outside just got a lot more fun with Kan Jam. It’s sort of like soccer with Frisbees. Teams of 2 take turns throwing the disc at the can. The goal? Try to hit the can on your own or with an assist from your teammate. If you manage to throw the disc through the slot in can, it’s an instant win.
Featured on Shark Tank, Spikeball is a modern twist on the game of 2-on-2 volleyball. Instead of a high net, the circular shaped net sits just a few inches above the ground. The game begins when one team serves the ball onto the net. The opposing team has up to 3 hits to volley the ball onto the net. If ball hits the ground, the other team scores a point.
Djubi ClassicAges 8-15
Almost everyone has played catch before. But have you played Djubi Classic? For the uninitiated, it’s the coolest twist on the classic game of catch. The set includes two racquets and two balls with a launch hook for launching the ball and a net for catching the ball. With a simple throwing motion the ball soars up to 100 feet into the air! The other player has to attempt to catch the ball with their net. Cool set promoting active play and summer fun!
Ogosport Ogodisk MezoAges 3-8
The Ogosport Ogodisk Mezo is a fun outdoor summer activity. Throw it. Catch it. Bounce it. It’s the Ogodisk Mezo! The set comes complete with two sport disks and a ball. It’s a versatile toy in that you can play tennis, paddleball, badminton, and volleyball. Creative kids can even design their own games like water balloons! Fantastic set promoting active play in the summer.
Outdoor Pretend Toys
Now kids can take their big imaginations outside with these pretend toys.
Little Tikes Gas ‘n Go MowerAges 18m-15
Summertime is the perfect time to have some imaginative fun mowing the lawn. The Gas ‘n Go Mower looks realistic and looks like a real gas mower. Little kids will have fun as they push it along as it goes pop-pop-pop! Kids can even pretend to refuel the gas with the included fuel tank. Hear the engine roar as you pull on the cord. Other fun features include a clicking key and moveable throttle, enhancing the play experience.
FoxPrint Princess Castle Play TentAges 3+
Fuel your little princess’s creativity and imagination with this magical Princess Castle Play Tent from FoxPrint. Perfect for outdoor play, girls can dream up fun storytelling and scenarios while playing in this fantastic tent. The princess design will appeal to little princesses and the glow in the dark stars will inspire wonderful tales. Backyard summer time adventures will never be the same!
Backyard Safari Cargo VestAges 6-12
When the weather warms up, it’s the perfect time for backyard safari adventures with this Backyard Safari Cargo Vest. This cargo vest looks like a real adventurer’s vest heightening the play experience. Made from durable materials, it features two cargo pockets, one zipper pocket, and four D-rings for clipping on things like keys and such. Pair with the Bugnoculars or Kidnoculars for fascinating backyard adventures.
Little Tikes Cook ‘n Play Outdoor BBQAges 2-10
It’s summer and the weather is heating up. Perfect time for some grillin’ fun with the Cook ‘n Play Outdoor BBQ from Little Tikes. This set features a two-layered grill just like the real ones! Great features like a grill with temperature controls, baking oven and fridge with opening doors, and sink add to the fun! There’s plenty of counterspace for preparing meals and the play accessories like frying pan, tongs, food, ketchup, and more make the experience more exciting.
Green Toys TeaAges 18m-10
Summer is the perfect time for outdoor tea parties! This tea set serves four friends. Gather around the table and engage in some wonderful tea time conversations. The best part? This tea set is safe to drink from because it meets FDA expectations. Set includes four piece set of tea cups, saucers, and spoons as well as a tea pot, creamer, and sugar pot for adding flavor. Great set for developing your child’s social and communicative skills.
Melissa & Doug Wooden Grocery Store and Lemonade Stand Ages 3-6
Lemonade for sale! When the weather heats up, that’s the perfect time for some lemonade! Kids will have a blast with their own lemonade stand complete with lemonade sign, counter space, and storage bins. The stand is simple to setup and is built from solid wood construction for years of play. The stand can even be easily transformed into a grocery stand for double the enjoyment. Quench your thirst for fun!
What better treat to indulge in than ice cream when it’s sweltering hot outside? Serve up some delicious ice cream treats to stay cool in the heat. Snacks and Sweets Cart features sliding doors, drawers, a functioning bell and a fun ice cream sign for engaging summertime play. The cart is beautifully constructed and will surely inspire imaginations.
RioRand Superhero Dress Up Costumes
Most superhero blockbuster movies typically hit theaters in the summer. And most kids are out of school with free time to take on a new role as a superhero. Kids will love these awesome superhero costumes of Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, Captain America, and The Flash. Kids can engage in fun imaginative play and let their imaginations run wild. What fantastic adventures will they dream up and how will they save the day?
Orange Butterfly Wings
Spread your wings for awesome fun in the sun! Kids who love butterflies will love this dress-up butterfly costume. Secure the wings onto your child’s shoulders and at the fingers. Watch as their imaginations soar!
Awesome Outdoor STEM Toys
Who doesn’t love STEM toys? You have got to love toys that allow kids to invent and create. These unique outdoor toys for kids not only let kids learn a little bit about robotics and science, but get kids outside too.
Insect Lore Original Butterfly GardenAges 4-15
Witness the magical process of metamorphosis! This amazing STEM science kit allows kids to experience first-hand the process of five caterpillars metamorphosizing into beautiful butterflies. Families and teachers have loved these for generations. The included see-through mesh habitat is perfect for watching your butterflies. A wonderful and eye-opening gift for summer fun!
National Geographic Break Open 10 Geodes and Explore Crystals Science KitAges 6-15
Head outdoors on an exploration mission unlike any other! Your little scientist will be on a hunt for the hidden crystal treasure. Explore ten high quality geodes to uncover the mystery! Break the geodes to discover amazing crystal treasures inside. What incredible minerals will you find? Fantastic science kit for giving your child a better appreciation for the natural world in which we live.
Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. KidnocularsAges 3-11
The weather is warmer outside and kids are out of school. What to do with your free time? Kidnoculars are designed for kids to explore our world. Explore nature, animals, plants, bugs and more with these kid-friendly binoculars. What amazing discoveries will you find? The best part is you never need to worry about focusing them. The eyepieces are large with two times magnification so kids can see everything with clarity. A convenient neck strap is also included for hanging around the neck as you go on your adventures. Kids will feel like a real scientist with this science tool.
4M Water Rocket KitAges 14-15
This Water Rocket kit makes science fun! Experience the science principle of water pressure in a fun way with Water Rocket. This is real science in action with hands-on learning! Kids will actually build their own rocket with a plastic bottle, water, and pump. Kids will be amazed as the water pressure blasts the Water Rocket 30 feet into the air. Your child’s imagination will take flight!
Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. BugnocularsAges 3-6
The Bugnoculars are a top-rated science tool for kids. Kids will be exposed to STEM principles. Outdoor exploration and discovery are highly promoted. Catch some bugs or gather some leaves and get exploring! Store your findings inside the clear plastic casing and enjoy 3x magnification on the eyepieces with 2x magnification on the sides.
Little Tikes Big Waffle Block Set Ages 2-5
The Big Waffle Blocks are BIG on fun! This fun set includes 18 large colorful waffle-styled pieces that interconnect in all directions. Great for outdoor building fun! Let your imagination run wild and bring your big vision to reality! Build all sorts of fun structures that you can run through, crawl through and even sit on. What amazing creations will you create?
Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Sneak & Peek PeriscopeAges 4-8
Explore your world with the Sneak and Peek Periscope from Educational Insights. Observe high, low, and everywhere – and even in the dark! The wide viewing area allows kids to observe with both eyes. A whole world of fascinating discovery awaits little explorers.
Kamigami Robot (Musubi)Ages 8+
Kamigami is an interactive robot kit where kids build the robotic bug, then drive, dance, race, and play games indoors or outdoors with a companion app for iOS and Android. They feature realistic motion, adding to the realism and fun! Kamigami are perhaps the most durable robots ever. There is even a coding component for programming actions into your robot and kids can even create games for endless fun.
Carson BugView Bug Catching Tool and Magnifier
Is your child fascinated with bugs? The BugView Quick-Release Bug Catching Tool and Magnifier is the perfect summer gift. It’s easy to use. First, catch a bug, view it with the built-in magnification, and let it go! It’s really that simple and it’s safe and humane. With 5x magnification, kids will be able to explore the smallest details. Awesome educational gift for bug lovers.
Best Outdoor Vehicle Toys
These vehicles are some of the best outdoor toys for boys and girls.
John Deere Sandbox Vehicle (2 Pack)Ages 18m-3
When school’s out, kids love playing outdoors in the sand at the park or beach. This John Deere Sandbox Vehicle is perfect for creative sand play. Set includes two durable John Deere stylized vehicles. Kids will love playing with them in the sand and scooping up sand or loading it into the dumper. Perfect for endless summer fun!
Green Toys Dump Truck Ages 1-10
Encourage your kids to get outdoors with this brilliant Dump Truck from Green Toys. It’s perfect for some good ol’ summer fun. Load up the dumper with sand and dump it out into a hole. Gather some more and do it all over again. This dump truck features big wheels that can tackle anything in its way. It’s created out of recycled materials so it’s friendly for the Earth. Rest assured that the toy is safe for kids and is free of BPA and phthalates. Pair this with a sand bucket to make loading the truck with sand simpler. Great inspiring play while having some fun in the sun!
Tonka Classic Steel Mighty Dump TruckAges 3-15
Tonka Trucks are built ‘Tonka tough’ and Tonka even guarantees them for a lifetime! Constructed of steel and plastic, they’re durably designed for years of imaginative play. The truck’s dumper features real dumping action! The truck is well stylized and will inspire fascinating dump truck adventures. Great classic summertime fun!
Fun Outdoor Electronics For Kids
Take a look at these fun outdoor toys.
Nintendo SwitchAges 5+
This amazing new video game console from Nintendo takes console gaming on the go. When you play on the TV, it sits on the dock. When you are ready to go, you just lift it up and take it with you. How cool is that you can be mobile with the latest Mario Kart game?
Vtech KidiZoom ActionCamAges 4-9
Capture all the action this summer with the Vtech Kidizoom Action Cam. It’s durably designed for lasting play. Kids love placing them on their bikes, skateboards, and more with the included mounts. Because it is waterproof to 6 feet, kids can even capture videos under water. The ActionCam is capable of shooting videos, photos, stop motion video and even time-lapse photos for the ultimate in fun! The camera records up to 2.5 hours with the built-in memory and is expandable with microSD media. Capture and share the memories this summer!
VTech Kidizoom DUO CameraAges 3-8
The Kidizoom DUO Camera from Vtech allows kids ages 3-9 to express their creativity with their own functional digital camera. The camera features a 2.0 MP sensor for great pics and videos. The camera also features auto flash, 4x digital zoom and 5 fun interactive games. 256 MB of memory is included onboard and the memory is expandable to 32 GB. It’s available in three color varieties. Excellent first camera for kids. Capture and share the memories this summer!
Retevis Kids Walkie TalkiesAges 2+
This pair of Kids Walkie Talkies from Retevis feature 2-way communication with 22 channels. The walkies are lightweight and easy for kids to carry around on adventures or strap to their waist or just about anywhere. Operation is simple – press the talk button to talk. As long as you’re on the same channel you should be able to hear loud and clear and you can communicate with others on the same channel within range. They provide great range so kids can talk from a distance. A lock feature prevents accidental switching of channels. Great classic outdoor or indoor fun! Perfect for summer camp, the park, backyard, and more!
Fidget toys are the new and hottest thing we have seen in the toy industry in a long time. The original spinning toy was the Torqbar by Scott McCoskery. Apparently, they help kids concentrate. For some reason, kids can’t get enough of them.
Antsy Labs Fidget Cube
The Fidget Cube was one of the original toys that started the fidget craze. When this Kickstarter was announced, it became a viral sensation, becoming the second biggest backed Kickstarter in histroy. Like the spinning fidget toys, this fidget cube is designed to relive stress and anxiety. Every side of the cube is loaded with fidgeting fun from clicking and flicking to rolling and spinning. The toy is expected to be launched June of 2017 by Zuru.
Best Outdoor Toys For Kids?
What are your favorite summer outdoor toys? Let us know what your favorite outdoor toys for kids in the comments below. Now get out there and play!
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