Finally! The warmer weather is upon us, and we hear the sun may be making an appearance as well this season. Not that kids – or adults need much of a reason to get out there an enjoy the warmer temperatures, but outdoor toys can kick the fun (or party) up a notch.
Whether you’re at the beach, a backyard BBQ, or your favorite campsite, we’ve researched some of the top picks rounded up some of our favorite outdoor games and toys. Check out some fun for all ages below. Not to mention, we’ve been part of some high stakes Wiffle ball games in the past, and nothing says summer like super competitive adults.
Check our our favorite outdoor toys of 2021 that are perfect for summer, into fall, and even spring! Heck, get out there in the winter too!
Kickball Set With Bases – Shop It Here
Kickball is alive and well! It’s like 5th grade all over again. This set includes a ball and bases. Other variations available.
Waverunner Mega Ball – Shop It Here
Toss it in the beach bag for some water-skipping fun.
Molkky Original Game – Shop It Here
Set em’ up, and knock em’ down by throwing the tossing pin right at the numbered pins. Sort of like what we wish bowling could be. The first player to knock down exactly 50 points (and not a point over), wins!
Kan Jam Disk Game – Shop It Here
A great team game, that works in the yard or at the beach. It’s even listed as one of the top toys of the year (for 2021). There’s always a place to play!
Nerf Sports Weather Blitz Football – Shop It Here
Super grippy! Perfect for wet hands, and throwing spirals.
Bottle Bash – Shop It Here
Play with 2 players, or 2 teams. Quick set up in the yard, at the beach or at camp. Target the bottle with your disc, while your opponent plays defense.
Little Tikes Fish ‘n Splash Water Table – Shop It Here
Kids can launch critters onto the spinning lily pad, catch and release their fish, and fill the fishbowl until it tips. And kids love playing with water.
Inflatable Pineapple Pool Float – Shop It Here
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? This cute pool float measures 76 inches in height.Buy Here
Melissa & Doug Treasure Hunt Pool Game – Shop It Here
Includes a treasure chest and six pieces of loot that sink to the bottom of the pool. Need some additional loot? Grab this set of gems and coins on Amazon.
Wiffle Ball Set – Shop It Here
Nothing says summer like a Wiffle Ball tournament!
Giant Tumbling Timbers – Shop It Here
It’s like giant Jenga! The stress is real. Big.
Melissa & Doug Sand Ice Cream Play Set – Shop It Here
How cute is this little shovel and bucket set? Pretend play kicks it up a notch on the beach.
Razor A5 Lux Scooter – Shop It Here
A bigger scooter, for bigger kids (and adults!). Larger sized wheels equal a smoother ride.
Little Tikes Beach Ball Sprinkler – Shop It Here
Is it a sprinkler? Is it a beach ball? Yes. Inflate this 88 inch beach ball up to the hose and splash it up kids.
Wilson NFL Super Grip Official Football – Shop It Here
Toss it in the trunk and always have it on hand for the beach, or the park.
Firmstrong Beach Cruiser – Shop It Here
Available in tons of colors and two different sizes, these beach cruisers are just that. Easy, relaxed riding. 24 inch and 26 inch sizing options make this work for girls and women.
Zing Sky Ripperz, Double Pack – Shop It Here
Good old-fashioned, no batteries, launching things in every direction (including the roof) fun! Hook your Sky Ripperz, pull the tab and launch it 250 feet in the air. You’ll definitely want a turn.
Flybar Pogo Stick – Shop It Here
Since they’re always on the move anyway. Available in several colors, and covered in foam – for a comfortable grip, recommended for ages 9 and up. They’ll be doing tricks in no time!
Nerf Super Soaker FloodFire Blaster – Shop It Here
With this water gun, you’ll have the option to attach it directly to the hose for continuous flow. Next level. Good luck everyone!
Quick Filling, Self Sealing Water Balloons – Shop It Here
Where have these been all our lives? Pool parties, field day, and BBQ’s will never be the same. Fill 100 water balloons on the double. Time to clean up? Hand each kid a bag, and whoever collects the most “balloon pieces,” wins! Parenting win.
Street Hockey Set – Shop It Here
Just because hockey season is over, doesn’t mean the game ends. Hockey is life. (includes two 43-inch Jet Flo sticks, one no-bounce hockey ball, and a goal)
Portable Bluetooth Projector – Shop It Here
Sure, it’s not technically a toy, but what’s better than an outdoor movie night for the neighborhood kids? And it buys you some time for neighborhood beers with the adults.
Watermelon Ball – Shop It Here
A super cool diving pool toy, for awesome under water games. Pass it up to 10 feet under water or dribble on the pool floor like a basketball!
Flickin’ Chicken – Shop It Here
A target, 4 rubber chickens and the encouragement to make up your own rules. Who doesn’t want award winning chicken toys for summertime fun?! What more do you need?
Thurso Body Board – Shop It Here
Lightweight, but durable 42 inch board, with a smooth bottom surface.
Unicorn Sidewalk Chalk – Shop It Here
Because everything is just a little cooler when it’s unicorn related.
GlowCity Light Up Basketball – Shop It Here
Standard size and weight, this light up basketball uses two high bright LEDs. This even made our Ultimate Gifts For Kids Guide this year too. What’s cooler than this?!
gofindit – Outdoor Nature Scavenger Hunt Card Game – Shop It Here
Take your nature walk to the next level with cards that send you on the hunt! Ideas include finding something furry, round, rough, huge and more.
Pack of 4 LED Mini Aluminum Flashlights – Shop It Here
Bring back some old school flashlight tag! (Batteries not included, each requires 3 AAA).
Click N’ Play 18 Piece Beach sand Toy Set – Shop It Here
With 18 pieces and a mesh bag, this is a great set to snag for the season. Because more than likely, most of your pieces from last summer drifted out with the tide.
Waterproof Playing Cards – Shop It Here
Perfect to toss in your beach or pool bag.
Rocket Copters – Shop It Here
LED Rocket Copters are the coolest once it’s dark. Launch them up – sling shot style, and they’ll fly like little copters on the way down.
Rainbow Kite – Shop It Here
You’ll be easy to spot on the beach, when meeting up with friends. And it’s a right of passage for you to have to untangle the line for your kid 47 times.
Capture the Flag REDUX – Shop It Here
A classic game of Capture the Flag – with lights! And nothing says summer like night games.
Walkie Talkies – Shop It Here
Roger that! Remember the frustration of talking into one of these, only to learn that your buddy on the other end was holding the button down the entire time – and didn’t hear a word you said? That’s a 10-4, over and out.
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