Outdoor Toys to Keep Your Kids Entertained While Social Distancing

Make the most of spring weather with these toys.

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April 25, 2020
By: Amanda Mushro

Outdoor Toys for Safe Play

If your kids are getting stir crazy from being stuck in the house all day, it’s time for some fresh air. Even though social distancing means that some of their favorite activities are off limits, there are still plenty of ways to have fun and burn off energy. Need some inspiration? Here’s a few toys that will cure cabin fever.

Scavenger Hunt

For your little explorer, this set is perfect for creating an adventure in your backyard. This seven-piece set includes a magnifying glass, rechargeable safety flashlight, binoculars, compass, butterfly net, hat and bag.

BUY IT: Amazon, $22

Water Table

Splashing around in water is always fun for big and little kids. This water table is perfect for outdoor play on warm days. For extra fun, grab some bath toys and toss them in or try filling the tub with lots of bubbles.

BUY IT: Walmart, $43

Outdoor Games

Get your big kids outside and give them plenty of options with this outdoor game set. Everyone can join in on the fun by playing badminton, volleyball, flip toss, horseshoes and flying disc.

BUY IT: Walmart, $35

Bounce Out the Sillies

If your kids have energy to burn, then a pogo hopper will do the trick. Let them hop, hop, hop around and then let them hop some more. These pogo hoppers hold up to 250lbs so the whole family can play.

BUY IT: Target, $20

Upgrade Chalk Art

Chalking up sidewalks and the driveway is always fun, and this set with stencils gives regular chalking a creative upgrade. Turn the street into colorful art exhibits with this set.

BUY IT: Amazon, $22

Kick Ball

Even if your kids can’t be on the playground with their friends, you can bring some of their favorite games to your backyard. From kick ball to four square and ball tag, a simple ball is perfect for breaking a sweat and having lots of fun outside.

BUY IT: Amazon, $10

Water Fun

Grab your kids’ bathing suits and set this waterslide up in your backyard for some warm weather fun. They will have a blast sliding and gliding and, as an added bonus, the double slide allows two kids to ride at the same time.

BUY IT: Target, $15

Giant Bubbles

What kid doesn’t love bubbles? Give your bubbles an upgrade with this giant wand. Your kids will be making, chasing and popping all day long. This kit even comes with a book of tips and tricks for making the best and biggest bubbles ever.

BUY IT: Amazon, $15

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