Check out this long list of 30+ outdoor gifts for kids. Here you will find the perfect gifts for birthdays, Christmas, or just for fun!
There are many benefits of children playing outside. Outdoor play offers many opportunities to improve sensory skills, gross motor skills, increase attention span, and so much more! These toys and gifts will encourage children to get outside and inspire hours of outdoor play! Check out over 30 outdoor gifts for kids:
Snowman Making Kit
This cute 16 piece snowman making kit will be a hit this winter! Kids will love using these pieces to build a snowman in their yard.
Snow Tube Sled
This sled is sturdy, fast, and fun! My boys love taking this out for our sledding adventures.
Kid Sized Shovels
Kids love to be helpful and also love playing in the snow. Help children learn a life skill with these cute kid sized shovels!
Snowball Making Kit
This snowball making kit makes snowballs and snowmen of different sizes. This kit also works with kinetic sand! That’s a win-win in my book.
These breathable socks made of a wool blend are perfect for layering and will keep your kids feet toasty warm this winter!
Snowman Hot Chocolate Mug
The exact mug that is pictured above is sold out, but these mugs are even better because you can personalize them! Fill this up with hot chocolate and take this outside on a chilly winter day! I suggest the YETI Rambler if you would like a lid on your cups.
This is the COOLEST little invention! This outdoor kettle boils water, using the natural fuel you have in your own backyard! You can boil water for hot chocolate, cook food, or rehydrate food when you are outdoors. This would be a fun gift for the family or an older child.
Winter Snow Suit
This epic one piece snow suit will keep your child warm and comfortable this winter! These are windproof, waterproof, breathable and have several adjustable features. We don’t own one, but I’ve heard great things about them and are definitely on our wishlist this Christmas!
Snow Bucket of Fun Kit
This handy kit is portable and comes with shovels, scoops, snow markers, and a snow brick bucket. This is perfect for making snow forts and igloos!
We LOVE our Stick-Lets! We’ve built many branch forts with the help of these handy tools. One of forts lasted for years and we only took it down because we had to move it.
When looking for the cutest nature inspired apparel, I head straight to Nature Supply Co! They have the softest hoodies, t-shirts, long sleeved shirts and other accessories for kids, babies and adults!
This is an inexpensive hand drone that’s perfect for kids of all ages! These are so fun to bring outdoors.
All Terrain Rock Climbing Monster Truck
This fun climbing car has three strong magnetic motors that makes rock climbing easy and effortless. This is fun to play with in your yard or take it along with you on a nature walk!
My son received this fifth birthday and he absolutely LOVES it! We sprinkle coins around our yard and he loves to search for them!
Portable Disk Golf Set
This kit is so easy to transport! It sets up in seconds and is just as easy to put away. This is fun to play in warm and cold weather!
This is one of my favorite of all outdoor gifts for kids! It’s inexpensive and so versatile. My boys love timing themselves doing all sorts of activities! They time themselves running around the house, during obstacle courses, and other little races that they dream up on their own. This stopwatch has helped us get outside and stay outside on many different occasions.
Kids Fitness Tracker
We purchased these at the beginning of the pandemic in an effort to get outdoors and move our bodies more. My boys absolutely love using these during our nightly walks around our neighborhood. They enjoy counting their steps and these watches encourage them to be more active!
This is one of our favorite outdoor toys! This ninja course set can be set up in multiple configurations for different ability levels. It can be used as a simple slack line or a complicated obstacle course complete with a rope letter, monkey bars, and rings! Get kids outside and burn off that extra energy with this fun course!
Pop Up Baseball Pitcher
This pitcher is awesome! It’s so convenient and fun to use! We love it so much, that we’ve purchased it several times and given them away as gifts.
Toss and Catch Ball and Paddle
This is a classic toy that’s been around for a while! This toy doesn’t get old and is easy to bring along on adventures. Just throw it in a backpack and play with it during a hiking brake!
This is a classic gift that kids of all ages just LOVE! All you have to do is take it out of the box, set in out in your backyard and start stomping!
We love these binoculars! They are incredibly durable and made of shock proof rubber armor. We also love the beautiful bird map of North America that comes with the binoculars!
Walkie talkies are the best! Kids love using them and they can be used in so many ways. These are perfect for younger children and are easy to use.
Ninja Tree Climbing Holds
How cool is this?! This clever toy helps kids climb trees. These tree holds are easy to set up, inspire kids to get outdoors, and encourage physical activity. That’s pretty awesome!
Foam Bow and Arrow Archery Set
This bow and arrow set is awesome! The arrows shoot up to 100 feet away (no joke) and my boys love chasing after them to retrieve the arrows.
Giant Outdoor Water Slide
We got this slide as a birthday gift and it was a HUGE hit with my boys! It’s easy to set up and put away to store. This was a lifesaver during our hot and humid summer days.
These awesome suits help us get outside and PLAY in all types of weather! They are 100% waterproof, 100% windproof, and machine washable. We like to add layers under these suits for chilly weather.
This pocket knife features a rounded tip and easy-to-grip handle. These are great for whittling and teaching basic knife skills. I suggest adult supervision with this knife.
This waterproof compass is the perfect gift to get kids outside and exploring nature. We have this pocket compass and I’m impressed with it’s accuracy!
This is such a simple gift, but fun to play with and very useful! We love playing flashlight tag, flashlight limbo, making shadow puppets, and so much more!
Nothing invites children to explore tiny pieces of nature quite like a magnifying glass. This magnifying glass features 3X magnification and a beautiful beech wood frame.
Nature and Yoga Activity Blanket
We love this blanket! It’s so useful, soft, and beautiful. This reversible blanket has two sides. The first side has 20 yoga poses and the other side has games that can be played with pieces of nature! It’s the perfect blanket to bring to a picnic, your backyard, or a nature walk.
Kids will love fluttering along the nature trail with these sweet butterfly wings! They are easy to strap onto your child’s shoulders and encourage gross motor work and imagination.
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I hope you enjoyed this list of outdoor gifts for kids! I promise, your little nature lovers will love them as much as my boys.
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