With the holiday shopping season in full swing, kids have been perfecting the holiday wish lists. Even if your backyard is covered in snow, kids long for toys that can be enjoyed under the bright, hot sun. Toys that get the kids off the couch and promote outdoor activity have great benefits. While every kids might have their favorite outdoor toy, this holiday gift guide can provide some direction for gift givers. From toys that soar to toys that zoom, these toys will have everyone wishing for a bright, warm Christmas morning so that kids can go out and play.
ZING Dino Hunterz
The ZING Dino Hunterz Crossbow allows kids to imagine that they are taking down the giant T-rex. The simple hook and latch operation allows for safe release. The Dino Dartz soar through the air. Whether wanting distance or accuracy, the Dino Dartz can hit the mark. With a special Dino-scope, the user can take down his target. For distance marks, the Dino Dartz can fly up to 45 feet. With this power and precision, no prehistoric animal has a fighting chance.
The ZING Dino Hunterz Crossbow is available exclusively at Target. It retails for approximately $19.99 and is recommended for ages 8 years old and older.
Micro Sprite by Micro Kickboard
After the newest of riding a bicycle wears off, kids gravitate to scooters. Micro Kickboard offers easy transportation in a convenient format. Part the Micro Kickboard line, the Micro Sprite offers a smooth glide. The Sprite offers an adjustable height handlebar and is lightweight. With a rear step on brake and built-in kickstand for upright parking, the Sprite is perfect for a trip around the block or down to the corner store. Plus, the Sprite can fold up for easy carrying or storage. From a new scooter rider to a commuter, the Sprite a great cost-effective choice. The Micro Sprite retails for approximately $99.99 at a variety of retailers or online at MircoKickboard.com.
The AquaPod Bottle Launcher balances fun, skill and maybe a little learning too. An open space and a little enthusiasm coupled with these engaging toys will make the kids excited to leave the couch behind.
The AquaPod Bottle Launcher by Hog Wild allows kids to safely and easily launch a two-litter bottle into the sky. With the ability to launch a bottle 100 feet in the air, this 100% assembled bottle launcher is fun for older children (or younger children to watch at a safe distance). Simply First fill a 2 liter bottle half way with clean water. Place the bottle on the launch tube. Use the bike pump to pressurize to 50 PSI (a built in check value avoids over pressurization). Unwind the 15 foot long launch string and get ready for lift-off. Pull the string and blast off. It’s a 100 foot water-fueled blast off.
Aquapod retails for approximately $34.99 and is recommended for ages 14 and older. Ideally a fairly open space is ideal for this toy and it should be used outdoors. The Aquapod does require the user to provide a clean 2 liter soda bottle.
Air Storm Firetek Bow
Air Storm Firetek Bow brings a new lighted aspect to the bow and arrow game. Building on its line of foam bow and arrow toys, the Firetek Bow offers LED light-up power. With this bow and arrow, kids can shoot up to 145 feet. In addition to the LED lights, the zonic blaze whistle screaming arrow shrieks through the sky.
Shooting the bow and arrow is fairly easy. The Air Storm Firetek Bow employs fast load loops. This loading system is a safe and secure way to load only the soft foam arrows into the bow. The bow and arrows do require a little strength and coordination, but can be learned easily.
The Air Storm Firetek Bow retails for approximately $29.97 and is sold exclusively at Walmart. It is recommended for ages 8 and older. The toy is available in green and red and an Air Huntress Firetek Bow is available in pink.
Are you ready to take down the enemy? Nerf blasters are popular with many boys. The Nerf MEGA line believes that the bigger the dart, the bigger the impact. This line of NERF blasters offers the ultimate blaster power. The NERF MEGA-RotoFury Blaster offers the highest capacity MEGA blaster ever. The user can fire one MEGA Whistler Dart at a time or can fire a steady stream. Your enemy knows that the destruction is coming when the darts whistle through the air.