When the sun is shining, the garden is the place to be. Gardening with kids is a great way to get them outside and learning about the natural world. However, if your kids would rather spend time with a screen than a garden spade, it can be a struggle to get them outdoors. Luckily, there are plenty of kids’ garden toys to make being outdoors more fun – from toys they can play with by themselves to games for the whole family to enjoy.
There are child-sized versions of classics like croquet and skittles, as well as rocket launchers and bubble-making toys to discover. We’ve curated a joyful selection of children’s garden games, which are sure to encourage them to get outdoors.
For more guides for gardening with children, browse our selection of best kids’ gardening tools, best kids’ wheelbarrows and best wooden playhouses. We also have a round up of garden seating ideas for children and the best kids’ garden furniture.
15 of the best children’s garden toys
Browse our selection of some of the best outdoor toys below.
Little Tikes Cozy Coupe
This pretend car is a classic garden toy. Let kids burn off some energy by propelling themselves around the garden, with their feet sticking out of the bottom of the car – Flintstones-style. Or, this updated version, from Little Tikes, has a removable floor so toddlers can keep their feet inside while an adult pushes them along.
Buy Little Tikes Cozy Coupe at Argos
Adjustable Basketball Stand
Great for developing hand-eye co-ordination. This basketball hoop and stand is height-adjustable to suit children of different ages. There’s no need to attach it to a wall – when you have it in position, simply fill the base with water to keep it steady. It comes complete with two
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