Looking for some great ways to keep young kids entertained outside this summer? You need our ultimate list of the best outdoor toys for active 5 year olds! From water toys and wild remote control cars to sporty family games, here are our top picks.
Best Outdoor Toys for Five-Year-Olds:
- Slip ‘n Slide
- T-Rex Head Lamp
- Amphibious Remote Control Crocodile Car
- Rainbow Rider Swim Goggles
- Light Up Bubbleizer
- The Original Flying Bird
- Wilderness Binos
- Jawsome Swim Goggles
- Stomp Rocket
A summertime classic
Turn your backyard into a water park with this classic outdoor toy! Just unroll the vinyl slide onto a flat-surfaced lawn and use the two anchors to keep it in place. Hook it up to your garden hose to activate the water jets, and get ready for some wet and wild fun. Run, slide, and glide on a film cushion of water at super-fast speeds. Sensational summer fun!
King of the dinosaurs
This adjustable T-Rex headlamp is an ideal gift for five-year-olds who love mighty dinos! The lamp features two settings — shine straight ahead for outdoor adventures or tilt it for a more soothing light, ideal for bedtime reading. Coolest of all, this T-Rex sounds off! Just press the button on the dino head to hear him roar. Hours of mighty mischief await!
An awesome all-terrain vehicle
Know a 5-year-old who loves cars? They’ll love this incredible remote control 4×4 vehicle, which can drive through almost any terrain. The croc car can perform awesome turns and spin in place with a firm grip, and the paddle wheels allow for incredible speed through the water. Bring this cool croc camping, into the woods, wherever you go! Wicked!
Hit the target!
Dodgetag is a brilliant outdoor toy for active young kids! The balls are soft and the rules are simple. Just throw the ball at your opponent’s velcro vest, aiming for the circular target. If the ball doesn’t stick to the vest, it’s all still to play for. A simple but highly entertaining way to have tons of fun in the backyard. Let the family competition begin!
Little swimmers and fashionistas, this one’s for you! These bright, trendy swim goggles feature a colorful rainbow swirled strap and gorgeous rhinestones around the lenses. They’re also super durable and comfortable, with a wide non-slip head strap. Best of all, the smart anti-fog technology makes them ideal for seeing underwater, and the polarised lenses provide 100% UV protection. Splash-tastic!
Bubbles for days!
This brilliant bubble machine not only blows bubbles for you but also creates an absolutely amazing light show! See the bubbles being created in the bubble gun’s transparent body, and then watch in awe as the gun lights up the bubbles as they stream out. This toy comes complete with bubble liquid, so it has everything you need to get started. It’s also fantastically portable, so you can bring it with you to the park, beach, or anywhere else you go. Have fun bubbleizing!
Send it soaring through the skies
Looking for a cool alternative to a kite? This classic wind-up mechanical toy can fly up to 50 yards by flapping its tear-proof wings. Just wind up, press the switch, and gently launch the beautiful bird into the wind. Watch it soar through the skies with a satisfying fluttering sound. A fun outdoor gift for five-year-olds!
Incredible 6x power
Little explorers will enjoy hours of fun and observation with this real set of working binoculars. The binoculars have a field view of up to 100 feet, so you won’t miss much. Lightweight, adjustable, and measuring just four inches long, these binoculars are perfect for outdoor adventuring, birdwatching, and so much more. The ultimate outdoors accessory!
Whether you’re swimming at the pool, the lake, or the beach, these super fierce goggles make a great gift! They feature blue fins and come printed with shark teeth. The anti-fog technology makes it easy to see underwater, and the polarized lenses provide 100% UV protection. Best of all, they’re comfortable and durable, with a wide non-slip head strap and a handy snap-latch for easy adjustment. Watch out everybody, there’s a shark in the water!
Run, stomp, soar!
Stomp Rocket is the ultimate outdoor toy for children who love jumping! Just stomp on the air-powered launch pad, and then watch your rocket soar above the neighborhood! The kid-powered Stomp Rocket Jr. Glow is perfect for active outdoor play, and it’s even more fun at night, as the rockets glow in the dark. As a bonus, it’s also a great introduction to flight and other STEM concepts like action and reaction.
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