INSIDE: Backyard toys for toddlers and preschoolers that will keep them occupied this summer! Looking for fun toys to add to your backyard this summer for your toddler or preschooler? Well check out this wonderful list of fun summer toys for the backyard. They are a great mix of water, play, sensory and movement. A great combination that will be sure to keep your little one busy this summer.
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Question: Are you spending more time in your backyard these days? I know we are. We are minutes from the best beach in our city but yet many days we just hang out back here. And these backyard toys in my latest post have helped to make backyard play fun and easy. Of course we still do activities. But activities are just one tool in my parenting toolbox. I use them when I need them. On days when toys are enough to keep everyone happy and engaged activities aren’t required. Check out my full list of 11+ backyard toys for toddlers and preschoolers below!
The Best Sensory Play Kits for Kids
Play is at the core of learning during the early years and it can take many forms. One of the most important of these is sensory play because it engages all of a child’s senses (taste, touch, smell, sight and hearing) and has a enoumous positive impact on brain development.
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Backyard Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers
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Meet Aqua play’s new adventure, the Mountain Lake! This large canal system will keep your children occupied for hours with the brand new play feature; the big mountain with a lake. It also contains a speedboat, a container boat with container and the three animal figures; Lotta the Duck, Nils the Frog and Bo the Bear. Together with the figures, children can explore the mountain’s mysterious cave, climb the steep cliffs, take the speedboat down the hilarious waterfall or search for treasures in the canals. Set the water into motion by paddling the water wheel and pass through the enormous lock system. You regulate the water level by using the pump and opening the lock gates. This is a creative and playful way of educating how water moves, lifts and climbs!
Enjoy this amazingly fun toy with your children anywhere. It’s sturdy and can be enjoyed outside on a sunny day or brought inside during those cold winter months. The fun never has to end! Ten minutes playing on the Jungle JumpaRoo is equivalent to your child running for 33 minutes, and it’s the exercise they’ll be excited to do. This product is low to the ground and has safety holding poles so it’s safe for even your younger active kids and children. Let the bouncing fun begin with this colorful product, and watch your children exercise in disguise!
3. Mud Kitchen
Whether you build your own or buy one, mud kitchens are one of the best toys to have in your backyard in the summer! A two-station wooden mud kitchen packed with play activity. Four hobs, an oven with door, a splash tub and storage shelves all feature. There’s a big blackboard space to record favourite recipes, just what every busy chef needs. A stainless steel utensil set completes this superb wooden mud kitchen.
Kids can jump, slide and bounce in this Little Tikes Jump ‘n Slide Bouncer inflatable. A fun, bouncy house design offers a large area for several children and a fun slide. The Jump ‘n Slide Bouncer inflates in minutes and folds compactly for easy storage. You’ll use this jumpy castle dozens of times each year!
Are you ready for a waterpark in your own backyard! This amazing water park includes a super fun wall to climb, slide to come racing down along with water spraying wave and overhead sprinkler to keep you refreshed. There is also a built in basketball hoop for bonus play, (inflatable basketball included). Kids will have endless fun all summer long while staying cool in the sun.
6. Kiddie Pool
7. Water Table
Set off on a pretend sunny vacation and sail the Caribbean seas with this kids all-in-one water table! Dig for buried treasure in the beach side cove or use the spiral water slide to have figures slide down into the swimming pool. Activate the ship’s hidden rain shower by placing the upper deck-themed top on the table and scooping water onto the yellow reservoir! Once playtime is done, close the cruise ship lid to keep the sand table clean, dry, and protected from potential critters.
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More Backyard Toys for Toddlers
A great summer activity and is fun and large enough to host family and friends! Perfect for relaxation, party or celebration at swimming pool or beach.