Last week saw the Outdoor Playtime Awards finalists being put through their paces by a panel of 25 children headed by Beau of Beau’s Toy Farm.
The aim was the crown the 10 best toys to get the children outdoors this summer.
The winning toys are:
|Sport & Splash Fun||Funslinger|
|Flying Toys||Playmobil Star Flyer/Speed Glider|
|Ride-ons||Razor Crazy Cart from re:creation|
|Trampolines||Berg Champion 330cm & Safety Net Deluxe|
|Preschool Outdoor Play||Harry & Jacks Adventure Packs: Jetpack|
|Battle & Blaster Toys||Nerf Zombie Strike Doominator|
|Houses, Tents & Hideaways||TP Toys Bramble Cottage Wooden Playhouse|
|Science & Nature||Interplay’s Ant World|
|Climbing & Adventure||JS Zipline Kit|
The panel was overseen by Fun Kids radio presenter Bex Lindsay and toy expert Peter Jenkinson.
Peter commented: “This category of toy is incredibly important to kids of all ages, getting them out and about and facilitating collaborative play with their parents, siblings and friends. In an age where tech is king, it’s great to see that there is such a wide range of playthings on the market designed for the great outdoors – this list showcases the very best of the best.”