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Ready to hit the great outdoors with your toddler (or maybe just your backyard)? Keep your little adventurer growing and learning with some of the best outdoor toys for toddlers you can shop online. Outdoor play is crucial in healthy child development and can help your little one hone everything from fine motor skills to hand-eye coordination. Boost your toddler’s opportunities for imaginative play, exposure to nature, and physical activity level with a range of outdoor toys from retailers like BuyBuyBaby and Wayfair.
Finding quality products that encourage pretend play and are heavy-duty enough to stand up to the elements with durable materials can be a challenge. That’s why we’ve taken the time to research fun, affordable, parent- and kid-approved outdoor toys you can set up in your own backyard. From playhouses and swing sets to ride-on toys and trampolines, we’ve rounded up the best toddler toys to take the fun outside in the upcoming spring and summer months.
- Best Play Tent: Pacific Play Glow in the Dark Firefly Play Tent With Carrying Bag
- Best Outdoor Playhouse: Step2 Great Outdoors Playhouse
- Best Wooden Playhouse: Backyard Discovery Sweetwater All Cedar Wooden Playhouse
- Best Slide: Little Tikes Little Baby Bum Wheels on the Bus Climber and Slide
- Best Ride On Toy: Janod Mint Balance Scooter Bike
- Best Outdoor Kitchen Set: Little Tikes Cook ‘n Play Outdoor BBQ
- Best Toddler Trampoline: Avenor Heavy Duty 36” Round Trampoline with Handlebar
- Best Kiddie Pool: Step2 Play and Shade Pool
- Best Swing Set: Little Tikes Hide and Seek Climber and Swing
- Best Bike: QPlay Balance Bike
- Best Teeter Totter: Dantoy Crocodile Teeter Totter
- Best Climbing Toy: Step2 Game Time Sports Climber
- Best Water Table: Step2 Cascading Cove Sand and Water Table
- Best Scooter: Micro Kickboard Mini 3-in-1 Deluxe Scooter
- Best Sidewalk Chalk: Crayola Adventure Colors Sidewalk Chalk
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