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School is out for the summer, and if you’re anything like us, you’ll be looking for ways to keep your kids busy during the long, hot days of June, July and August. Keep play time fresh with a few new outdoor toys and games that are perfect for summer — just for kids. From awesome bubble gear to epic backyard inflatables and giant outdoor games, see our editor’s picks for the best products to add to your outdoor play rotation below.

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Zing's Go Go Bird


It's time to head for the park! You'll love this remote-controlled flying bird with a smart obstacle-avoiding sensor. It's also very lightweight and has LED lights for flying at night!

Fisher-Price Bubble Mower


It's never too early to introduce the kids to a few chores! This fun bubble mower from Fisher-Price is so much fun, you might want to "mow the lawn" yourself!

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Wicked Big Sports Tipping Point


It's classic cornhole with a twist! You'll get the same bags, the same mesh goal pocket, but the board tips back and forth, making for more of a challenge. The set includes the tipping board and six bean bags.

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Giant Jenga Set

$116 BUY NOW

This outdoor lawn game is over five feet tall and is fun for summer nights either by yourself as a family or with a small group of friends.

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WOWMAZING Giant Bubble Wands


If there’s anything better than bubbles, it’s giant bubbles. This four-piece set comes with bubble solution, one want and a tips and tricks booklet.

Hanging Woven Rope Tunnel Bridge

$343 BUY NOW

Kids can build strength while climbing or chill out and read in this unique rope tunnel. It supports up to 400 lbs and can be hung between two trees.

Hanging Woven Rope Tunnel Bridge


Kids can build strength while climbing or chill out and read in this unique rope tunnel. It supports up to 400 lbs and can be hung between two trees. 

Buy it here, $349.

KidKraft Modern Outdoor Playhouse


We wish this adorable modern outdoor playhouse came in a size big enough for us! There’s a built-in kitchenette and a working mailbox for hours of pretend play fun. 

Buy it here, $331.57.

Doodle Hog DIY Chalk Kit


It's all good, outdoor vibes with this one-of-a-kind stencil set! Each kit comes with six chalk sticks and three large stencils with sunshine, pineapple, rainbow, avocado and Good Vibes designs. It's a fun way to up your sidewalk chalk game!

Buy it here, $9.99.

Ninja Warrior Training Equipment Set


This 32-piece set has nine obstacles and a zip line! It’s perfect for letting kids burn off all that energy. 

Buy it here, $149.98.

Throw Throw Burrito: Extreme Outdoor Edition


From the creators of Throw Throw Burrito come summer's go-to game, in an Extreme Outdoor Edition! Giant, inflatable burritos take the place of the OG game's squishy foam version. You can expect giant-water resistant cards, waterproof tokens and two 3-foot tall inflatable burritos to throw at each other throughout this raucous family-friendly game that will get everyone outside.

Buy it here, $23.99.

Giant Inflatable 2-in-1 Darts & Soccer Set


Throw darts or kick goals at a giant velcro scoreboard/target! Fun for ages 5 & up. 

Buy it here, $99.

Minnidip Pools


These chic kiddie pools are so popular, they’re hard to keep in stock! Luckily, we spotted some at Target, and they couldn’t be more fun. Choose from three fun patterns, and stay cool with style this summer. 

Buy it here, $31.99.

Capture the Flag

Warm summer nights are calling your name, and this glow-in-the-dark version of Capture the Flag from Star Lux Games is perfect for a family game night!

Buy it here, $44.90.

Pressman Toys: Giant Snakes And Ladders Game

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Lawn games are always fun, and this one is easy to play, even for the youngest members of the family. There’s a huge board, four giant playing pieces and one large foam die. 

Buy it here, $16.

Kids Sand and Water Table

This incredible outdoor play station brings the beach and the surf to your own backyard. A sandbox and a water table in one, it makes catching a wave oh-so simple. And with sturdy metal construction, not to mention a solid wood cover, this outdoor favorite can hold up to 50 lbs. of play sand.

Buy it here, $299.

B3 Blitz Bean Bag and Pong Ball Toss Indoor Party Game

It’s like frisbee golf got mixed up with corn hole to make a fun and new game! You’ll get 16 bean bags, and to win, toss them in one of seven bags. The first person to make it to 21 points wins the game! Easy to store and set up, this is a fun game for an outdoor family night. 

Buy it here, $29.99

Wonderwave Rocking Seesaw


Not like the rickety seesaws of our youth, this cool outdoor active toy has a padded metal frame, is made from durable polypropylene and promises hours of fun (max is 4 kids at a time!). 

Buy it here, $228.99.

Birdie Golf


Hit the birdie with golf clubs! This fun game from Hog Wild combines two classic outdoor games, but with this, you can create your own course. The weighted flag can go just about anywhere, too.

Buy it here, $49.99.


Sunrise Climbing Dome & Jungle Gym


Whether they just want to hang around or climb to their heart’s content, this jungle gym is fun for everyone from preschoolers up to tweens. 

Buy it here, $399.

— Gabby Cullen

Editor’s Note: At the time of publication, all items were available for purchase.



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