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The top 12 outdoor games for kids on Amazon right now

How to keep the kids happy over summer...

Sophie Hamilton

The summer holidays are in full swing and the kids are all out in the garden having fun. With another British heatwave on the way, parents are looking for new ways to entertain the children outside – so is it time to invest in some new outdoor games for kids?

We've rounded up 12 of the best garden toys to buy on Amazon right now, from swings and slides to sports sets and a colour-your-own playhouse. Take a look…

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Splash beach ball

water-ball

It's a giant splash ball that attaches to your hose to make a sprinkler affect - what's not to love? Oodles of fun for kids and adults alike.

Banzai splash beach ball, £11.20, Amazon

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Giant Bubble Making Kit

bubbles

Everyone loves bubbles right? The kids will have so much fun creating huge bubbles with this set from Toyland. Definitely for outdoors only! 

Toyland Giant Bubble Making Kit, £6.49, Amazon

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Metal Climbing Dome

climbing-frame

Kids just want to climb – it's a fact – and this metal done by Plum is the perfect addition to the garden. A great investment that will entertain them all summer and beyond.

Plum Metal Dome Deimos, £119.99, Amazon

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MORE: 16 things you can do to keep the kids entertained over summer

Outdoor trampoline

trampoline

Bounce, bounce, bounce! This 4.5ft trampoline with safety net enclosure is just the thing to burn off some energy. So many trampolines are sold out right now – get this one while you still can.

Bargains Galore Trampoline, £99.95, Amazon

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Splash Play Mat

splash-mat

It's like a sprinkler, but better. Just plug the mat into a garden hose and watch the kids have a ball running and jumping in the water together.

Splash Play Mat, £15.99, Amazon

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Rotating See Saw

seesaw

Ok, we're grown-ups and want a go on this. The cool garden see-saw spins 360 degrees AND goes up and down giving your kids twice the fun.

Plum Metal Rotating See Saw, £39.99, Amazon

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Kids' Explorer Set

explorer-kit

A great toy for inquisitive minds! The kit includes binoculars, a telescope, a flashlight, magnifying glass, compass, whistle and more. The best bit is they can take the backpack when you go out for a day, stop and inspect insects with their cute kit.

Uttora Outdoor Explorer Kit, £14.99, Amazon

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Kids Racket Set

racket

We love this set of rackets, soft tennis balls and badminton shuttlecock – perfect for developing coordination skills and perfect for taking to the park or beach too.

Yimore Kids Racket Set, £15.99, Amazon

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Double Swing

swing

Every child likes a swing and this double swing and glider is a fantastic addition to the garden. Bring the park to your house!

Hedstrom Double Swing, £94.20, Amazon

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Zoingo Boingo

bouncing-toy

What's a Zoingo Boingo I hear you ask? Well it's this very cool toy which is a cross between a pogo stick and a space hopper – genius. The toy lets you jump and spin on concrete and grass.

Zoingo Boingo, £22.99, Amazon

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Gvoo Water Guns

water-pistol

You can't beat a good water fight in the garden and these long shooting pistols are ideal. Play with them at home, in the park, wherever!

Gvoo Water Gun, £7.99, Amazon

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Cardboard Playhouse

cardboard-house

This is such a brilliant idea. The colour-your-own playhouse is bound to keep the kids busy for hours as they paint the house just as they want it.

Cardboard Playhouse, £39.45, Amazon

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