50 Outdoor Gifts for Kids Who Love to Be Outdoors

My girls love playing outdoors and we’ve collated our ultimate list of outdoor gifts for kids! These are fun toys and resources for children who love to be adventuring outdoors – and we are pretty sure it will even inspire those who don’t love playing outside so much!

The Best Toys for Outdoor Play for Kids

The collection includes over 50 fabulous toy suggestions, including toys for active play, tools for exploring the natural world and resources for inspiring outdoor creativity. They are all great outdoor gifts for kids!

Outdoor Gifts for Kids

The ideas below are mostly linked to an Amazon or Etsy product link (affiliate links). These are suggestions only, to provide you with more information or a look at an item we love in our home, obviously you can shop for similar items wherever you prefer to shop. So let’s get started with ideas for kids who love spending time outdoors.

Stocking Stuffers for Outdoor Kids

~ Magnifying glass

~ Kid friendly camera

~ Butterfly net

~ Critter case

~ Insects Toob

~ Field journal and pencil roll

~ Kaleidoscope

~ Sand play toys

~ Compass

~ Binoculars

~ Sunglasses

~ Snorkel, mask and fins set

~ Fishing rod and tackle box

~ Flashlight

~ Headlamp

~ Set of walkie talkies

~ Hydration backpack

~ Frisbee

~ Bicycle wheel spoke beads

~ Design your own kite kit

~ Insect identification book

RELATED: For more like this, check out our collection of the Best Field Guides for Kids.

~ Bird Watching Log

~ Bug bingo

~ A nature journal

~ Mapping activity book

~ Atlas

~ World globe

~ Geodes Kit

~ Marbles

~ A slack line

~ Stomp rocket

Bigger Outdoor Gifts for Kids

~ Fort Magic building kit

~ Sleeping bag

~ A plasmacar

A scooter (Micro is our all-time favourite brand)

~ A pogo stick

~ A space hopper

~ Tetherball tennis

~ Yard-zee <<< Great for family fun!

~ Giant Connect 4

RELATED: For more like this, check out our big list of Classic Yard Games for kids.

~ Backyard cricket set

~ Telescope

~ Web swing

~ Dome climber

~ Ninja course

~ Annual family zoo pass

~ Annual national park pass

~ Tickets or pass for a local science museum

~ Inflatable bounce house

~ Go Pro camera

The Ultimate Gift List for Kids Who LOVE to Be Outdoors

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  1. Toddlers Toys Sydney says:

    Great Idea.

  2. THESE are pretty good ideas for younger kids …. but I need gifts for 10 yr & 12 year old boys who will be staying with me for the holidays…. THEY are bringing their i Pads- tablets etc but they can not stay on the internet all day.


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