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Jim Silver

Professional Toy Expert

Outdoor Toys

What does the warm weather mean? Time to play outdoors and there’s lots of great new playthings for outdoor adventures and fun. Technology and innovation have created new fun ways to play with water, sports, and activities. These toys will have your kids running for the great outdoors.

Best Outdoor Toys by Jim Silver

The Best You Can Get

  • Banzai Blast Out Water Slide

    Jim says: The Banzai Blast Out Water slide is the latest in great slides/pools from Banzai. Kids get to climb up ramp, and go for a fun ride that will leave them soaked at the pool at the bottom. It’s like having your own water ride in your backyard.

    • 10-foot slide through water spraying tunnel
    • Inflates in less than 5 minutes
  • Crayola 3-D Sidewalk Chalk

    Jim says: The Crayola 3-D Sidewalk Chalk brings sidewalk art to a new level. It comes with five different washable colors, and when you put on your special glasses, you get to see the magic of the artwork.

    • 3-D chalk for the sidewalk or driveway
    • Special 3-D glasses to see the magic happen
    • It’s washable!
  • Super Soaker Bottle Shot

    Jim says: Like the past Super Soakers from Hasbro, this water blaster offers loads of fun and the soaking of your friends. Never any easier to use, just about any size water bottle (up to two liters!) screws right into the blaster, which makes for easy refills. And like past Super Soakers, it shoots a powerful stream of water.

    • Water blaster that shoots up to 20 feet
    • Any size water bottle is your ammunition
    • Super soaker hydro power
  • Rocket Fishing Rod

    Jim says: The Rocket Fishing Rod is a great safe way to introduce young kids to fishing. With the press of a button, this rod will cast up to 30 feet away and has a unique safety bobber that ensures that the hook will remain hidden until it hits the water. From Spinmaster.

    • Kid-friendly fishing rod
    • Any child can cast up to 30 feet
  • Digital Underwater Mask

    Jim says: The Digital Underwater Camera Mask has a camera built into the mask so you can take pictures of your underwater fun. It’s as simple as lining up the crosshair marks on the mask with your object and pressing the capture button. From Zockers Toys.

    • Takes underwater photos without having to carry a camera

You will be happy with any of these

  • Crayola Sidewalk Paint Foamer

    Jim says: This new powered foamer from Crayola allows kids to create beautiful artwork and games by spraying the sidewalk. Unlike chalk the dries flat, the foam puffs up as it dries for a very cool finish. From Crayola.

    • Powered spray paint
    • Fluffy washable foam
  • My First Bubbles Peek-A-Boo Surprise

    Jim says: This bubble blower is meant as the first bubble blower for kids eighteen months and older. Kids pull the handle, and a peek-a-boo whale pops out and blows bubbles. Like other Little Kids bubble items, this blower features their no spill technology.

    • Bubble blower for toddlers
    • No spill technology
  • Banzai Skimboard Surfer

    Jim says: Imagine learning to ride a wakeboard in your backyard. It’s that easy with the Banzai Skimboard Surfer. You roll out the surface, take your wakeboard, and then hit the water. It connects easily to the hose, so set up is easy.

    • Wake board included
    • Riding surface supplied
  • Grow With Me Trike

    Jim says: The Grow with me Trike starts as a traditional trike for the younger toddlers. As a child grows, you lower the seats, and it becomes “low rider” with an oversized front wheel. From Fisher Price.

    • Trike for kids 2 years and older
    • Seat grows with your child
  • Swingball

    Jim says: Remember those games of tether ball and the sore hands and long set-up. Now with Swingball, you play with paddles and the game is almost instant assembly. The base even doubles as a portable case so it’s easy to take over to a friend. From Spinmaster.

    • Tethered Ball with handles
    • Quick assembly

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