Top Christmas Gifts To Get The Kids Outdoors This Summer

  • Toddlers

Living in the Southern Hemisphere makes Australia one of those lucky countries that get to celebrate Christmas under the glorious hot sun. Make hay while the sun shines this Christmas with these Christmas gift ideas to get the kids outdoors and enjoying the favourable weather this summer.

Springfree Trampoline

Ages 6+

Who doesn’t love bouncing their heart out and blowing off some serious steam on a trampoline? Make your kids’ Christmas truly one to remember with a Springfree Trampoline. Aside from providing endless hours of fun, Springfree Trampolines are known as one of the world’s safest trampoline brands and are the only brand recommended by CHOICE—so you’ll give yourself extra peace of mind knowing the kids will be safe while they jump.

Bluey x WAHU Outdoor Range

Ages 2+

In hugely exciting news for all Bluey fans—the iconic Aussie kid's program has teamed up with WAHU; beach, pool and backyard activity brand to create a range of outdoor water-activity products that feature everyone's favourite Blue Heeler family. Landing in time for the hot summer weather and with Christmas in mind, the range features a huge selection of beach, pool and backyard toys—from swim rings and armbands to kickboards and goggles. And the very best part? Each product features Bluey, Bingo, Mum and Dad! The range will be available exclusively from Big W and Target. Watch this space! 

Wheelbarrow and Gardening Set


Ages 2+

Encourage mini gardeners to spend some time outside with this adorable Wheelbarrow and Garden Toy Set from HIpKids. It comes with a steel toy wheelbarrow, gardening gloves, and a set of 3 hand garden tools, and is a great way of including your mini's in grown-up gardening activities!

Outdoor Flower Garden

Ages 2+

Another great gift for little gardeners, an Outdoor Flower Garden is a great way for the little ones to nurture their green thumb and spend some time in the great outdoors. The treated and UV-resistant timber structure will ensure your outdoor garden can stand up to Australia’s harsh conditions, and the size is big enough to plant flowers as well as veggies. Plants and soil not included.

Walkie Talkies

Ages 5+

A must-have accessory for every adventurous child’s childhood, walkie-talkies make for great indoor and outdoor games. Boys and girls will enjoy hours of exploration, adventure and infiltrating enemy territory with their best bud and a walkie-talkie in hand. Walkie-talkie sets are available from most toyshops and even come in fun themed varieties for Toy Story fans or Paw Patrol princesses.  

Circuit Soccer & Tennis 2-in-1 Set

Ages 2+

Perfect for outdoor play, this 2-in-1 set will keep them busy for hours upon hours! Featuring a convertible soccer and tennis net, this set is easy to assemble, quickly converts and comes with a soccer ball and pump, tennis racket and tennis balls. Perfect for budding sports fans! 


Frog Orange Baby Carriers

Start their love of the outdoors from a young age! These neoprene waterproof baby carriers can be used on the beach, boat, playground and even the snow! It's an all-weather option that enables parents to get outside and bond with their baby. The Frog Orange Explorer baby carrier (pictured above) is versatile, durable, safety certified and easy to put on. Carry your little adventurer in the water at the beach or pool for hands-free and safe supervision. 

Carries a child up to 15kg

Cubby House

All Ages

If you’ve been promising the kids a cubby house since they were out of nappies, 2019 is the year to finally do it! Kids cubby houses are excellent sources of entertainment, imaginative play and independence, and not to mention they look adorable in the backyard. Timber varieties are made from natural timber with a protective UV coat to ensure they can stand up to the harsh Australian sun.

Outdoor Scooter

Ages 4+

Get the whole family out of the house and exploring Sydney by scooter with an outdoor scooter. From PJ Masks to Peppa Pig and Batman, there are plenty of themed scooters to pick from (some with matching helmets), so the whole family can enjoy outdoor adventures this summer.

Fun Fossils Kit

The ultimate gift for dinosaur enthusiasts and budding palaeontologists, this Fun Fossils Kit by Poppy & Daisy Designs is the perfect activity for any little adventurer. Kids will love making sand moulds with shells, pouring in plaster of Paris and brushing away the sand to reveal their own real fossils. So much sensory fun just waiting to be had!

Ages 3+

Outdoor Drawing Board

Every budding artist needs their canvas, and where better than to get the creative juices flowing than outside?! The Creativ Drawing Board is the perfect easel for every little painter—supporting their learning as they experiment, develop their skills, and let their imaginations run wild.

Roller Skates

Roller skates are the perfect way to get your kids outside, exercising and having heaps of fun while they're at it. And the best part? You don't need any outdoor space of your own—simply hit the pavements or a local park! We love this funky pair from Kmart.


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