When the sun is up and summer has arrived you want to get your kids outside and enjoying the fresh air. This list of outdoor toys for 10 year olds has plenty of suggestions, from large water soakers to flying devices, which will all take your children out of the house.
Smart Self Balancing Hoverboard
This mini electric, 2 wheeled scooter provides for hours of fun as you scoot around on a sunny day. With a lithium battery that takes just 2-3hrs to charge, and made of alloy metal, this robust scooter will prove to be great fun for all the family.
What could be more fun than flinging a chicken through the air at a target in awe of your family and friends? This is a great physical activity that leans on the wacky side of life whilst encouraging younger members to participate in family activities. No chickens are harmed in this activity.
DYNASTY TOYS Laser Tag Set
Laser tag can be played anywhere and promotes team work and cunning amongst its players. This pack comes with 4 blasters each with 4 different settings allowing for team or standalone battles. No vests are required as the blaster is the target, and subsequent blasters can be added to have unlimited team numbers.
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Hog Wild Toys Air Strike Catapult
Let your kids take their toy battles outside with this catapult set that flings balls at its targets. Portable and easy to use, the pivoting launch base allows for quick adjustments whilst the catapult has been tested for safety and durability. A fun game that is an ideal toy for a 10 year old.
Geospace Original Walkaroo 'Wee' Balance Stilts
Circus skill can be great outdoor fun and this pair of stilts will guarantee many a laugh. The E-Z walk handle design means that stilt-walking is simple to learn and with large rubber feet, the stilts have maximum stability. Engineered for comfort and made of rugged tubular steel.
Djubi Dart Ball
Get this game for the summer and you’ll all be out in the garden playing until the sun sets. Simply fire the Djubi balls off the launcher to score points as you get them into the target net. Comes with 2 mini launchers, 6 small balls, a target net and a wipe off scoreboard.
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ALEX Toys Active Play Paddle Tether Ball
Get your tennis arm into action with this fun family game that is a staple of outdoor garden games. Adjustable to 4 different heights and playable on any surface, the set comes with 2 rackets, a clip on cord with foam ball and a fillable base for added stability.
Faux Bow 3
Give the kids the fun of archery but with added safety measures with this faux bow. Giving the feel of a bow, this toy allows you to shoot up to 100 feet but in safe fashion, as the tips are made of foam, negating any injury on contact. Complete with a bow tip quiver.
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Nerf Nitro Flash Fury Chaos
This set of car blasting action is a perfect outdoor toy for 10 year olds, with foam cars that are designed for speed and distance. There are pop up targets and 6 obstacles, including a long jump ramp, for varied and dynamic action to keep them interested and entertained.
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Lay It or Break It Action Game
This zany game will make you laugh out loud and keep the family coming back for more. Encouraging balance, co-ordination, dexterity and movement, this game can be enjoyed by all ages and through its combination of magnets and movement, ensures there is no other game like it.
Franklin MLB Pitching Machine
This is the perfect toy for any young boy or girl who is also a baseball fan, as this pitching machine has height adjustment (meaning the whole family can take part), and a pitch rate of 6 balls per minute. 6 white Aero-Strike plastic baseballs are included to practice with.
Diggin Active Dodge Tag
This twist on the classic game of dodgeball will have them running for cover. With 2 adjustable air-mesh vests and 6 soft dodgeballs, this set is easy to take anywhere and is safe to play. Encourage them to run in the outside air with this great game, and improve their hand to eye co-ordination.
POOF Jarts Lawn Darts
This great family game is an aerodynamic twist on the classic game of horseshoes where participants take turns tossing soft grip darts at the brightly colored target rings. With 4 throwing Jarts, 2 target rings and instructions, this will be a fun favorite to play in the garden this summer.
FMX Trick Scooter for Beginner
This trick scooter will make you look like a pro whatever your level of ability. With raw power and performance coming from metal core wheels and lightning responsive bearings, you can race at pace or stop on a dime if needed. Perfect for a summer’s day or for hitting the skate park.
Aqua Blast Hockey
When the air hockey machine keeps you indoors on a summer’s day, you need to take this game on which provides the excitement of the indoor game with a lot of water. Simply attach to a garden hose and let the splashing start with this PVC game set.
Thames & Kosmos Geckobot Wall Climbing Robot
For an outdoor project this summer, try this robot that can walk up walls. The device can handle smooth surfaces such as glass, windows or mirrors and comes with a 24 page instruction booklet. There’s 6 total models to build in this set ensuring that they’ll be playing for months to come.
Astronaut Space Pack Super Soaking Water Blaster
This water soaker comes with its own storage pack and allows you to blast water over 30 feet with a single pump. The twin tanks on your back hold a liter of water and allow for more soaking time and less filling. You also have a choice of bi-directional or uni-directional firing.
Holy Stone Shadow RC Drone
Take advantage of the weather by launching a drone and learning to fly it safely. With foldable and flexible blades, this drone is small and portable and also has a better and safer flight experience. Equipped with a camera and bonus battery, the drone has a one key start system for easy control.
Scientific Explorer Backyard Kit
There’s a world of excitement and wonder in your back garden and this kit will help you to get up close and personal. There’s a sundial experiment, a worm hotel to make, and live bugs to catch and observe, meaning there’s no end to the fascinating things you’ll discover.
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Toysmith Rainbow Stunt Streamer
This fun toy for 10 year olds will have them running around in circles and crazy patterns as they work a myriad of colors and patterns. The multi-colored streamer is tear and stain resistant and will hold up under hours of intensive play, allowing your kids to fully explore their groovy designs.
This modern take on the game of catch includes a launching hook, catching net, 2 racquets, 2 balls, and an ergonomic handle. Aim your shot and then pull back and release to fire your ball at your opponent who can catch it with the deep net which makes bagging these balls a cinch.
ALEX Toys Artist Studio Sidewalk Mandala
Art isn’t just for the craft room, and now kids can take their designs to the sidewalks or driveways with this great art kit. Including a large mandala stencil and 6 jumbo chalks, kids can turn and trace the stencil to create unique and fun patterns right beside their own homes.
Tulip One Step Tie-Dye Kit
Brighten up the summer and your wardrobe with this set of tie-dye paints that will inspire your color creations. With 18 bottles of highly concentrated non-toxic dyes in popular colors, there will be a range of design options, all done in the knowledge that the dyes are safe to machine wash.
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Toysmith Garden Root Viewer
Get your kids into the great outdoors and understanding how our world works with this root viewing kit. With seeds and instructions included, this pack contains 3 plastic root viewers which are reusable for continuous growing fun. Perfect to get your children thinking about the natural world.
Blast Pad Missile Launcher
Keep your kids active outdoors this summer with this manually activated missile launcher. By simply jumping on the durable Blast Pad, you’ll send your missiles racing into the sky and afterwards you can store all the parts in the handy compartments with the Blast Pad. Top blasting fun for your kids.
The Original Stomp Rocket Ultra
With no batteries required, this rocket is 100% kid powered and will burn off their energy as they repeatedly send it skyward. This fab toy for 10 year olds comes with 4 rockets as well as the launcher and has the capability to send these rockets 200 feet into the air, that’s 20 stories high.
Nerf Zombie Strike Brainsaw Blaster
NERF is the combat game that is safe and fun, and this blaster is a welcome addition to the NERF range. With a spinning saw blade, this blaster comes with 8 foam darts, a handle, and instructions. Take down your opponents with this great looking blaster.
Nerf Zombie Strike Crossfire Bow Blaster
Nerf action is where outdoor safe combat games are at and this crossbow blaster is one of the best. Made for kids using safe materials which are tested for quality and durability, this set comes with 4 Zombie Strike darts and a sweet pull back action for loading.
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Crayola Outdoor Chalk
Why restrict kids’ art to indoors when you can give them these bold Crayola colors that can be used outdoors and then washed away with water? The anti-roll shape of the chalk will keep it from blowing away, keeping toddlers and kids within reach and safe.
Nerf Super Soaker Barrage Soaker
Alleviate the hot summer by soaking your friends and family with this Nerf water blaster which has a range of up to 38 feet and can hold up to 84 fluid ounces of water. The Barrage soaker has 3 modes for varying your attack, scatter, flood or distance.
Wilson NFL Pro Replica Football
Looking like the NFL’s “Duke” football, this ball has the same look with high durability. It has deeper pebbles and a firmer texture to give a quarterback 174% more grip whilst maintaining the official size and weight of a game ball. Whatever their team, get them on the field of play.
Water Gun Super Aqua Blaster Soaker 2000
Arm yourself this summer and prepare to soak all comers with this all action water cannon 2000. With an extra large reservoir, there will be minimal stopping for filling up and it comes with an awesome air powered, pump pressurized blaster and a quick fill cap. No batteries required.
Nerf Super Soaker Scatterblast Blaster
Whenever the sun is up and you need to cool down, there’s no better game to play than that of trying to soak each other. This high quality pump handle, Scatterblast water blaster drowns its enemies with a 22oz capacity and 5 streams of water at once. Flip up sight included.
Super Soaker Switch Shot Blaster
When you need a reliable blaster to soak your enemies in an outdoor battle on a hot day, then this soaker is the one for you. Holding up to 20oz of water, it fires its ammo up to 25 feet. Comes with detachable clips to stock up 20oz of water at a time.
Nerf Super Soaker Zombie Strike Revenge Infector
This Zombie Strike water blaster holds up to 12 fluid ounces and will send water up to 38 feet away. Using a pump action to fill the blaster, it is one of the smartest soakers around for use on a sunny day. Perfect water fun for everyone.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Retaliator
With Nerf being a major craze, give your kids a fighting chance with this exciting blaster. The Retaliator blaster can be built in 4 different configurations and comes with 12 elite darts which are capable of being fired up to 75 feet. A 12 dart clip is provided to keep your enemies at bay.
Water Blaster Water Gun Soaker Squirt
Drench your opponents with this water blaster that holds more than 30 fluid ounces of water and has a range of up to 32 feet. Quality made and tested for durability, the large stream that is fired by this soaker makes it the go-to blaster of choice.
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