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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 Amazon and Walmart.
Finding quality products that encourage pretend play and are heavy duty enough with 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: Meland Kids 24-Piece Camping Set with Tent
- Best Outdoor Playhouse: Step2 Neat and Tidy Cottage Playhouse for Toddlers
- 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 Grow BBQ Grill and Grillin’ Goodies Bundle
- Best Toddler Trampoline: Little Tikes 3-Foot Trampoline
- 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: Little Tikes Whale Teeter Totter
- Best Climbing Toy: Simplay3 Young Explorers Adventure Climber
- Best Water Table: Step2 Splish Splash Seas Water Table with Umbrella
- Best Scooter: Micro Kickboard Mini 3-in-1 Deluxe Scooter
- Best Sidewalk Chalk: Crayola Washable Sidewalk Chalk in 64 Colors
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