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From bubble machines to forts, 10 outdoor toys and games for a fun-filled summer

Enjoy the summer sunshine and keep your kids busy with these top picks.

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June is finally here, which means school is officially out for the summer. With your kids excitement for their newfound freedom, you're probably trying to think of ways to keep them busy with fun-filled activities, from family road trips to vacation getaways. But for the days you're in the backyard, there's some creative toys and games to keep your kids entertained all summer long.

Lifestyle expert and author of “Well Played,” Meredith Sinclair, stopped by TODAY with Hoda & Jenna to talk about some her favorite products that are fun for the whole family, from a Twister Splash pad to a fantasy fort.

Keep reading to see all of the toys and games to choose from for an entertaining summer.

Eezy Peezy Monkey Bars Climbing Tower

For the active child who loves to swing upside down, this monkey bar climbing tower is great addition to your backyard. It's weighs 25-pounds so it can easily be carried inside on rainy summer days.

Hasbro Twister Splash Water Game

If Twister was one of your favorite games as kid, you can now share it with your whole family — but with a summer twist! This classic game turns into an inflatable splash mat that sprays water as you try to cover each spot, all while keeping you cool on the hottest days.

Wipeout Dry Erase Helmet

Practice safety and have your kids tap into their creativity by doodling on this dry erase helmet. Coming in five different colors to choose from, this helmet also includes five non-toxic dry erase markers and a stencil kit to help draw their favorite designs — and start allover from scratch!

Wipeout Dry Erase Pads

To match their cool new helmet and add an extra layer of padding, they can continue their artwork on customizable dry-erase crash pads. According to the brand the pad is shock absorbent and comes with a pair for the wrists, knees and elbows.

Wipeout Dry Erase Skateboards

To pull the entire activity together, they can glide down the street on their own unique skateboard, and redesign after each ride. According to the brand, this skateboard is perfect for beginner riders with smooth and easy-to-turn wheels.

HearthSong Wooden 2-In-1 Picnic Stable Sensory Play Station

Whether they're looking to picnic under a tree or have a place to play with their favorite toys, this sensory play station can sit up to four kids or max of 115-pounds. Featuring a removable table top, you can fill the plastic bins with sand, sensory toys, water and more!

HearthSong 32-Panel Mossy Fortress

Who doesn't love a good fort? This fantasy fort building kit is a perfect way for your child to use their imagination during playtime. Featuring a 32-panel cardboard set, it comes with a mossy castle-stone print and can be used both indoors and outdoors.

Hammacher Schlemmer 6-Foot Kickball Dartboard

Give a traditional family kickball game a little friendly competition with a kickball dartboard. Standing at 6-feet tall, this inflatable dart board is a fun outdoor activity where you can practice your kicking aim for the highest score.

Duncan Pop 'N Hit Bat

For the inspiring baseball and softball players, have your child get their batting practice in with the Pop 'N Hit Bat. Coming with four plastic balls, they can pitch to their friends or load them into the bat, pump to eject and give it their best swing.

Pokiseed Bubble Machine Rocket Boom Bubble 64-Hole

Take the ordinary bubble wand to the next level and fill the backyard with endless bubbles with this 64-hole bubble machine. According to the brand, it can launch up to 5,000 bubbles per minute and comes with two refillable bottles.

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