Thursday, June 3, 2010

Get the kids outside to play with these active toys

The warm weather is here and school is almost over. In my house, it's important to keep the kids outside and active while they are out of school.

Here are a few toys that can keep the kids entertained and away from the television.

Froggy Catch:  This easy to master game of catch is good for all ages. Each player gets frog catcher and a soft ball. The ball easily sticks to the Velcro frog. Perfect for little ones who are learning to catch.Retails for approximately $9.99

Diggin' Active Dodge Tag: We all remember the classic dodgeball game. This version of the game comes with soft dodge balls that stick to Velcro vests. Retails for approximately $19.99.

Banzai Titan Blast Rocket: Want gigantic fun? This 7 foot rocket inflatable rocket soars up to 100 feet in the air. The rocket launches by pumping water into base. Not recommended for young children. Retails for approximately $55.

Zarts: A fun game consisting of 9 inch foam darts that can stick to any smooth surface. Players can use the targets provided or create their own. Retails for approximately $19.99.

Skyrocopter: Can't wait to see an item take flight? Foster the fascination with flying with this simple toy. Pull the string and send the skyrocopter flying up to fifty feet in the air. Retails for approximately $9.99.

Many of these toys can be found locally at Learning Express Naperville, which is located at 2863 W. 95th Street Suite 123.

Does your child have a favorite outside toy? Share your tips and ideas with us.

Originally published June 3, 2010