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9 of the best toys to get the kids outside this summer

by Emily Slawek / / Source: TODAY

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It's time to have some fun in the sun!

Now that summer is in full stride, let the kids soak up every minute of being outdoors. Laurie Schacht, otherwise known as the Toy Insider, rounded up some of the best outdoor toys for the kids to get them away from the screens and out running around.

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1. PlayMonster My Fairy Garden Magical Cottage, starting at $15, Amazon

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Have your little one embrace their green thumb early on in life.

2. Mobo Tot Lightning McQueen Cruiser, $130, Amazon

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Your kid will love to cruise down the block in this three-wheeler, you can even get them a matching helmet! Plus, right now it's on sale for $10 off.

3. Little Tikes Pogo-It, $40, Target

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This interactive game is a great choice for siblings — they can challenge each other!

4. Barbie Dreamtopia Bubbletastic Fairy Doll, $15, Amazon

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Bubbles + Barbies = The ultimate toy. It's frequently bought together with this rainbow mermaid Barbie.

5. Yvolution Y Kart Rocker Go Kart, $119, Wayfair

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A go-kart is the perfect outdoor toy for kids who are always on the move. It comes in yellow and green, too.

6. Crayola Washable Sidewalk Paint Sprayer, $15, Amazon

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Step up the sidewalk art with a paint sprayer instead of chalk. Right now it's 40% off.

7. Space Scooter Ride On, $150, Amazon


This scooter looks sleek and can fold up for easy storage.

8. Morph, $13, Amazon

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Morph is made of a goo-like material that will keep your kids occupied for hours. It also comes in octopus, cat, pony, dog and green monster shapes.

9. Spider-Drone Official Movie Edition, $90, Target

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Spiderman fans, rejoice!

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