Summer is here, and that means warmer weather and lots of time outdoors! It also means school is out, so there are many more hours to fill with fun activities. Whether you’ll be spending your days at home, at the park, or on the beach, we’ve got loads of cool toys to keep kids entertained from dawn until dusk. From boomerangs and bike accessories to active two-player games, here’s our ultimate list of the best toys for the summer!
Top Toys for the Summer:
- Ultralight Airplanes – Build & Fly
- Sonic Booma Sports Boomerang – Returns Every Time!
- Red Mini Hornit – For Bikes & Scooters
- Metal Detector – Detects to 6″ Depth
- BBOP Balls – Set of 2
- Pocket Kite – Goes with You Anywhere
- Slip ‘n Slide – Super Fast Water Slide!
- Waboba Wingman – Flying Silicone Disc
1 Ultralight Airplanes – Build & Fly , $25.99 $25.99
A great gift for glider geeks
Glide into summer with this awesome building set! Follow the simple instructions and use the ultralight plastic and bamboo parts to construct five different gliders. Make a biplane, a triplane, a tandem wing, and more… This kit is as educational as it is fun, so kids can experiment with wing and angle positions, learn all about how wings provide lift, and discover how planes stay in the air. A great way to reinforce those STEM skills this summer!
2 Sonic Booma Sports Boomerang – Returns Every Time! , $16.99 $16.99
The toy that comes back
Get outdoors and get active with this ultra-fun boomerang! When you throw a ball or frisbee, you need someone else there to catch it…but this cool toy comes back by itself! With an advanced tri-blade design and a flight range of 45–60 feet, this boomerang offers a stable and accurate return flight every time. Even cooler, its wings whistle as it soars through the skies. Easy to throw and catch, and sure to impress friends and family at get-togethers this summer. Truly endless fun!
3 Red Mini Hornit – For Bikes & Scooters , $29.99 $29.99
Summertime biking fun
Summer wouldn’t feel like summer without some adventures on bikes or scooters! The Mini Hornit makes it all even more fun with awesome lights and sound effects. Sound off with a fire engine, a laser, a magic carpet, a lion’s roar, an old-fashioned bike bell… This cool accessory attaches to the handlebars of any bike or scooter, and it comes with an optional remote trigger so kids don’t even need to let go to make the Mini Hornit play. Sound off this summer!
4 Metal Detector – Detects to 6″ Depth , $39.99 $39.99
The ultimate gadget for explorers…
Looking for the perfect gift to keep a little explorer entertained all summer long? You need this brilliant children’s metal detector! Search for treasure up to six feet underground, and watch in awe as the cool gadget lights up and beeps in different tones based on the metals you discover. It features a waterproof base (perfect for searching shorelines for buried treasure) and an adjustable handle height, making it great fun for kids of all ages! Time to find out if you’re sitting on a gold mine…
5 Buddy Bumper Balls – Set of 2 , $59.99 $59.99
Bounce! Crash! Fun!
You’ve probably seen this game on TV or at festivals, but now you can play at home! Climb into one of the two blue Bump Balls and crash into friends, roll around on the floor or bounce around the backyard. The balls are made from heavy-duty vinyl, and they’re very cushioned, so you can really go bananas rolling and bouncing around. A highly entertaining play set, and excellent for parties, barbecues, and get-togethers this summer!
6 Pocket Kite – Goes with You Anywhere , $12.99 $12.99
Let’s go fly a kite…
Flying a kite is an essential childhood experience, and this cool kite makes the experience easier than ever! It folds up and comes with its own handy little bag, so you can pop it into your pocket and carry it with you wherever you go. Take it with you to the park, the beach, anywhere! And don’t let its size fool you: this kite comes complete with a tail and a 96-foot string. One of the best ways to get outside and enjoy a beautiful day!
7 Slip ‘n Slide – Super Fast Water Slide! , $19.99 $19.99
A classic childhood activity
Transform your backyard into a water park with this fun slide! Just hook the Slip’n’Slide up to your hose to activate the water jets, then unroll the vinyl water slide onto a flat-surfaced lawn and keep it in place with the two anchors. The water jets run the full length of the slide, so you can run, slide, and glide on a film cushion of water at super-fast speeds. A brilliant way to stay cool this summer!
8 Waboba Wingman – Flying Silicone Disc , $9.99 $9.99
The coolest outdoor toy in town
Looking for an outdoor toy you can play with anytime, anywhere? Try the Waboba Wingman! This soft, squishy flying disc soars up to 40 yards and doesn’t veer off course. It’s easy and painless to catch, and its soft material means you can fold it up to fit into a pocket, backpack, or beach bag. Hours of active fun await, whether you’re playing in your backyard, at the park, or on the beach. Catch!
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