Winter is over! Ahhhh! (That was a big sigh of relief.) As much as I love the change in seasons, and gladly welcome winter when it comes, nothing gets me more excited than Spring. The kids play outside, fresh air permeates throughout the house, the trees are covered in blossoms and I get to hear lawn mowers running early in the morning. I love it. That means the grass is growing and all will be green soon.
Neighbor kids start knocking on doors, laughter fills the streets and dirt lines my kitchen floor from little shoes coming in and out the revolving door. I’m okay with the dirt when it means my kids are outside having a good time.
My husband de-junked the garage last weekend. All the toys that have been cluttering the corners have found their beloved space outside.
We have a few favorite toys that make it out every year that seem to trump video games and the computer. What parent doesn’t love that? The kids are always happy to see their long lost “friends.” I’m always happy to send them out to play and then send them to the shower and watch them drop in their beds from exhaustion at night.
There are lots of things we can do with our kids outside. Here is a list of outdoor toys that are great for toddlers.
Here are 12 of our favorite outdoor toys (that won’t break the bank)…
What are your kids favorite outdoor toys?
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