Get ready for summer with these top backyard toys for Kids of all ages. These toys will get the kids outdoors, keep them playing for hours and be active, and also enjoy fresh air and sunshine.
As a toy expert, I feel it’s important to get kids active outdoors as much as possible. That’s why I’ve put together this collection of awesome outdoor toys for the whole family to enjoy. From fun games to cool sports accessories to engaging activities, these backyard toys are all designed to help your child’s physical well-being and development.
Plus, playing with these toys is a great way to create fun memories and bond with family and friends. So whether you have a toddler, teen, or anything in between, you’ll find a great selection of unique outdoor toys here to choose from.
Let’s get playing outside!
Outdoor Garden Toys includes a range of toys such as swing sets, slides, climbing frames, trampolines, sandpits and accessories. It can also include ride-on toys.
Dome Climbers for Kids
The best dome climbers (playground climbers) allow kids to have active playtime and endless fun in your backyard. These are easy to assembly and can also be easily moved around if required.
If you’re wondering what other outdoor toy you should buy that will get your kids excited to play outside, here is a suggestion.
Dome climbers are a great addition to any backyard and is a simple way to ensure that your kids spend more time in the backyard, and while doing so, get some physical activity as well as sunshine.
These playground climbers come with several interlocking plastic tubes (or rust-resistant powder-coated steel) and connectors that are lightweight yet extremely sturdy.
The assembly of these climbers takes some time, although it is not complex. Once you get used to the pattern of the tubes, it becomes much faster to set everything together. It is easy to set it up but usually requires two persons to do the job.
While these playground climbers are more appropriate in the backyard, these are easily movable and can be used indoors as well if you have sufficient space.
Some of these also come with a swing and/or a canopy (some also have a slide), which allows you to use the product as a climber, as a canopy, as a hammock, and as a ground mat.
Jugader 10FT Climbing Dome with Canopy and Swing
This versatile dome climber allows kids to climb, fly, jump, rest and have more fun. Its build-quality is solid and doesn’t shake while in use. The climbing grips are also nicely designed, making it easier for kids to grab using their tiny hands. It also comes with swing and canopy allowing the kids to engage in more playtime activities. It comes with a bag to store the canopy. While the canopy is nice, some parents feel that it is not as durable and may tear when used by older kids.
For Kids aged 3 – 10 years. Max weight capability 800 LBS.
Swings and Slides
Swings are classic outdoor toys that come in a variety of styles, from traditional wooden swings to colorful bucket swings for young children. They can be hung from a tree branch, a sturdy wooden structure, or metal frames specifically designed for swings. Swings are a great addition to any backyard and can provide fun for the whole family.
Slides come in various heights and sizes, and can be made of plastic, metal or wood. Kids love slides as they provide a thrilling sensation of movement. Outdoor slides can be set up in the backyard or in playgrounds, and some models even feature water sprayers for added fun on hot summer days. Slides can be enjoyed alone or with friends, making them a great addition to any outdoor play area.
You get playsets that combine both of these activities (swing, slide, and a few more)
You also get smaller sized slides that can be used indoors if the weather turns bad. And on those days when you are feeling tired, you don’t have to go to the park just to make your little one swing; they can have fun right at home.
Slide & Swing Set for Kids (4-in-1 Climber Playset)
This is a 4-in-1 playset that lets your kid slide, climb, swing and play basketball. The set also comes with an Installation Manual and matching screws. The height of the integrated swing is adjustable so babies of different ages can use it. It comes with all the safety measures to keep the baby secure and safe in the swing.
These toddler slides (and climbers) are great for at-home adventuring, for keeping your toddlers busy, and provides endless play opportunities. Kids can crawl, climb, and slide on these. They can even use the swing.
Playhouses come in various shapes and sizes, from simple tents to elaborate castles and wooden structures with multiple rooms and features such as slides, swings, and climbing walls. Playhouses are great for imaginative play and encourages role-playing and social interaction. Read more on playhouses.
More Outdoor Garden Toys
Buccaneer Pirate Play Boat for Kids
The brightly colored Buccaneer Pirate Play Boat features movable wheel, pirate flag, parrot, and anchor, and truly captures the essence of a realistic pirate experience.
Made from durable blow molded plastic, it can be used both indoors and outdoors, making it suitable for playrooms, backyards, or playgrounds. The fade and weather-resistant design ensure that the boat retains its vibrant colors even after extended use.
Social play is encouraged by the ample space on the deck, helm, and in the cabin. Multiple children between the ages of 2 and 6 can enjoy playing and pretending together, fostering cooperation and creativity.
Assembly of this play boat is an absolute breeze as it simply clicks into place, and no tools or screws are required.
Swurfer Swift Wooden Disc Swing
The Swurfer Swift is a premium-quality wooden disc swing that provides a fun and comfortable way to swing outdoors. Attach this Swift by Swurfer to a tree or swing set to get a swinging experience in your own backyard.
Made from 100% rock hard maple , the swing has a smooth finish that blends in perfectly with the natural surroundings. Unlike other disc rope swings made of flat, round, and uncomfortable plastic, the Swurfer Swift’s unique, curved shape is engineered for comfort, stability, and a wider range of motion.
Ages 4 and Up, Holds up to 150 Pounds, Swift disc swing board size is 18″ x 11.5″.
This maple wood disc swing comes with a rope with steel loop that makes it easy to install, and each swing comes with easy-to-follow instructions and all necessary components. You’ll have your kids swinging in no time! With enough rope to hang from up to 10 feet high, you can set it up in your backyard or branch out and take it with you on your next hiking, camping, picnic, or road trip. The Swurfer Swift is perfect for hanging from your tree or even from a swingset.
Agility Plastic Rings Set
Kids can use them as obstacle course equipment, they can walk, hop, or jump through these colorful hoops, or use them as hoola hoop.
You can use these for practice drills in soccer training or for gymnastics coaching.
Trampolines come in various sizes from small ones for kids to large ones for the whole family. They are typically made of metal frames with a tightly stretched fabric surface that acts as a springboard for jumping, and provides a great way to get some exercise. Trampolines can also be equipped with safety features such as nets or padding to prevent injuries. They are a fun addition to any outdoor play area, perfect for the hyper-energetic child.
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