Top 10 must-have toys that’ll make your kids’ summer

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Looking for cool, fun and affordable outdoor toys for kids? Look no further. We’ve got it covered with our round up of the top 10 outdoor toys for your little monsters.

Now the weather is warming up, it’s the perfect time to get kitted out for summer and invest in games, toys and activities for the garden.

There’s so much on the market to choose from, so we’ve scoured the web and hunted down the top picks that don’t cost a fortune, and are guaranteed to entertain the kids while the sun’s out.

1. Cozy Coupe Classic from Little Tikes

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This iconic red and yellow ride-on toy is suitable for little ones from 18 months old. Complete with a working horn, kids can zoom along in the chirpy character that comes with a storage area and smiley face! Get yours with Amazon for £35.00.


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2. Stats twin foldable football goals

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Got a football fanatic on your hands? These foldable football goals are great for a kickabout in the garden. Lightweight, easy to assemble and promised to provide hours of fun, the set is now half price at Toys R Us! Included are 2 goals, a football, pump and groundpegs. Get yours for £19.99 now.


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3. Hedstrom Wavy Slide

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Kids love slides and seem to never tire of whizzing down them. If you’re looking for outdoor toys for kids, this orange wave slide is perfect for little ones aged from three upwards. It’s weather-resistant, has sturdy safety handles and is now £46.89 from Amazon, down from £69.99! Get your fun garden slide for less now.


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4. Plum Junior Trampoline

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Jump for joy with this trampoline and enclosure. Kids can bounce off their energy, improve their balance and strength with this great starter trampoline for young children. The frame is strong and rust-free and the base comes in a green and blue design. Get yours now for a special price of £79.99, reduced from over £100!


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5. Super Soaker Double Drench water gun

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Remember the fun you used to have with water fights and water pistols? Your kids can now experience the same excitement with the Super Soaker Double Drench Blaster. This double barreled pump-action blaster fires 6 streams of water every time you pull the trigger and can get others soaked from up to 30 feet away! Grab this timeless classic water gun for £12.75 from Tesco.


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6. Pop up play tent

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For colourful outdoor toys for kids, how about this easy to store pop up play tent? It pops up in seconds and the children will love sitting inside or out. Great for little ones, affordable, lightweight and easy to wipe clean, it’s perfect for the garden. Kids can peep out of the small window and tie back the door, and you can secure it to the ground too. Get yours from Wilko for just £11.


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7. Paddling pool

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For hot summer days, kids can cool off in this 4 foot paddling pool. Great for splashing around, it has a fun fishy design and there’s no need to inflate. It’ll fill up in about 5 to 10 minutes and is perfect for kids aged three and up. Jump in! Just £6 from Tesco.


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8. Single Swing in Aquagreen

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Swing when you’re winning with this single swing set from Toys R Us. Buy it now and you’ll save £5! It’s the ideal swing for the garden, with a height adjustable rope, plastic seat and strong frame. Swing high on sunny summer days with one of these amazing outdoor toys for kids. Get yours now for £24.99.


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9. Avigo 31” Skateboard

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Kids can practice their skate boarding skills with the cool Avigo Skateboard from Toys R Us. It’s now half price at just £9.99 and is perfect for performing flip tricks, slides and grinds. Young ones can show off their skills and whizz about on their awesome new skateboard. Grab this special offer before it goes.


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10. All surface Swingball

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Looking for outdoor toys for kids and families? This fun swingball game will have everyone begging for a go! It comes with a freestanding ‘play anywhere’ base so you can enjoy a game anywhere in the garden or at the park. A faster, super windicator sleeve, two quality checker bats and ball are all included. You can also adjust the height to up to 1.6m, plus it is really easy to assemble. Save £5 and bag the swingball set for £19.99 from Toys R Us.


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Top outdoor toys for kids under £10

If you’re on a very tight budget, or looking for outdoor toys for kids that are easy to store, or use in a small space, take a look at these toys and games, all under £10!

Wheelbarrow Set

At just £6, you can keep little ones entertained with this cute colourful wheelbarrow set. Suitable for kids with green fingers, this set includes a spade, watering can, rake and sandcastle moulds.

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Plastic Skittle Set

This plastic skittle set from Wilko is just £4 and comes with six pins and two balls, all in bright orange, blue and green. Arrange your pins and roll the ball to knock them down. Who will get a strike? A lovely, affordable, outdoor toy for kids.

Play Air Whizzer Blue/Orange

For just £1 you can bag this air whizzer for a game of ‘Frisbee’ in the garden or the local park. Kids will love playing with this outdoor toy, and you can join in too! Jump, dive, dance to catch it, and see how far you can throw the colourful air whizzer.

Sit ‘n’ Bounce

This space hopper style bouncer is loved by children of all ages. Kids can hop about on the Sit ‘n’ Bounce – great for active play and helping develop balance and coordination skills. They could even have a race against friends in the garden. Hop along and get yours for £6 from the ELC.

Play Creepy Crawly Jar with Viewer

Do your kids love exploring? Let them discover the wonders of nature with this creepy crawly jar from Wilko. The jar comes with built in magnify glass viewer, tweezers and handle. Kids will love hunting every corner of the garden for bugs and creatures. Get this cheap and cheerful outdoor toy for £3!


Did you find what you were looking for? We hope you enjoyed our round up of outdoor toys for kids. Leave a comment below with your favourite.