Kids these days are hooked on to TV, videogames or the internet. They hardly like to go out and play. Playing outdoor is beneficial for kids especially when they are young. Getting sunlight means good Vitamin D levels in the body. Running, bouncing and jumping around helps in the development of muscles and bones. Outdoor activities enhance the physical, emotional and developmental growth of children.
Outdoor toys for kids are best as they are not only fun but also help in sharpening their motor skills. As a parent, you should remember that children learn best when they can explore and simultaneously have fun. Buy toys that would enable them to play and learn. Such toys include but are not limited to:
1. Little Tikes Garden Table
Kids love to play together and get dirty. When the play involves water, it is just a cherry on top! Little Tikes Garden Table is a combination of all three. The set offers a table so that multiple children can use it plus 4 flower pots, a rake, 2 flowers, a shovel, 2 soil discs, a watering can and a sifter tray. The table has a basin with drain plug to hold water. What could be a better way to cultivate the love of nature in your kid’s heart!
2. Melissa and Doug Bean Bag Toss Game
Tossing games are excellent at enhancing the hand to eye co-ordination in young kids. This game is perfect for small children. It is made from high quality durable material and is portable so your kids can play with it in their yard, park or even on the beach. It is a bright and colorful double sided bean bag that your kids will love.
3. Kidoozie Foam Jumper
Kids love to jump and they sure like pogo sticks. Kidoozie Foam Jumper has been especially designed for young kids. The foam base makes it safe for the young ones and it makes noise with each jump (we all know how much kids like to make noise). It can support up to 250lbs of weight and the bungee can stretch to accommodate kids of various heights. Children can play with this toy indoors as well as outdoors.
4. Lil Monkey Playground Jungle Gym Play Set
This jungle gym set allows you to bring the fun of playground into your own backyard. It is very easy to assemble and forms a solid web of monkey bars that your kids would love to scale. This is a really good investment of money as the jungle gym is a solid choice among the outdoor toys.
5. Iron Kids Outdoor Playground
Outdoor play sets for kids are usually very expensive; however, Iron Kids just solved that problem. This is a sturdy and a robust outdoor playground set that has a slide, a pair of swings and a trampoline. The trampoline has a bar that young children can hold on to while they jump. This set comes with a shade at the top so you don’t have to worry about your kids playing under the sun.