With families staying home, these backyard activities can save your sanity this summer!
Here are my Top 10 Amazon Prime backyard activities to keep your kiddos busy over the next few months. With summer on the horizon (yay!) and more time spent at home, you will want to fill your virtual cart and click Buy Now! Most of these items are kid-tested and approved by my very own assistants, who are 4 and 5.
Note: These also make great birthday gifts!
This was gifted to my kids by a close friend. I knew they would love it, but I didn’t know how much they would love it! This thing keeps them engaged, excited, and is fun for mom and dad, too (my husband is the coolest because he can shoot it the highest!).
While this is a little more expensive, I can assure you that it is a crowd-pleaser. It’s easy to put up and also to take down. We use it for birthday parties, backyard bbq gatherings, and have also blown it up in the basement on a rainy day!
While this may seem obvious, I would highly encourage you to invest in a blow-up pool that adults can use too. Find me posting up at this thing during naptime (and look at those reviews!)!
Who has time to fill up water balloons one by one? This tool/toy gets the kids involved in the prep work and makes the “before” process so much simpler!
We buy a new pack of these every year. They are great for the pool, a good ol’ fashioned water gun fight, OR…putting your kids to work (aka-watering the plants!).
These are so fun for catching fireflies on summer nights, one of our favorite backyard activities!
We love making snow cones on a hot summer afternoon. Tip: If you don’t want to use the syrups, try it with your favorite lemonade or juice!
Don’t come at me for this one. Bubbles are basically a bad word in our house. BUT…these are fun, giant, and way cooler than traditional bubbles!
There are a ton of fancy sprinklers out there that appeal to parents of young kids. But…if you don’t have a sprinkler system built into your yard, I would advise getting a throwback sprinkler for the kids to run in. Fewer parts than the fancy ones and typically more durable.
Throw this on the driveway or in the grass and let your kids enjoy creating outside!
I hope these items keep your little ones busy over the next few months. What are your favorite summer backyard activities for your family?