The 10 Best garden toys
From the bounciest bouncers to cool slides and outdoor vehicles toddlers love, here is a great selection of fun
Wednesday 06 June 2012
1. Argos Football Goal
This 7ft x 5ft, no-nonsense, affordable metal football goal is perfect for practice at home. It includes a three-ply white net and ground pegs for added stability.
2. Step 2 Sandbox
Here's a snappy number! This crab-shaped sandbox has a lid to protect the sand from pets and rain. It has two "claw" seats and can be used as a paddling pool.
3. Smoby Adventure Tower
Inspire active adventures with this tower from Smoby, including platform, ladder, slide tunnel and climbing wall. You can even put the slide into a paddling pool.
4. Toys R Us Trampoline
A great value trampoline ideal for smaller gardens. It's good for kids of all ages and boasts galvanised steel inside and out for rust-free protection and increased strength.
5. Early Learning Centre Swing and Glider
This brightly coloured swing set features a strong metal frame with a height-adjustable rope swing and two-person "glider-rider".
6. Little Tikes Cozy Cab
A fantastic outdoor toy, this new model in the Cozy Coupes range is available in black or yellow and comes with stickers so little ones can personalise their vehicle.
7. TP Toymonster Monkey Bars
A climbing frame that is sturdy, compact and easy to put together. Children can make it into a tent, use it to play pirates or simply climb and swing.
8. Science Museum Space Hopper
Never has a space hopper bounded and bounced as high as this monster. It's a third bigger than most of its hopping rivals.
9. Plum Kudu
There is no getting round it, this costs a fortune. But if you do have the cash, it's the crème-de-la-crème of play equipment, being so comprehensive and robust.
10. Mookie Swingball
The Swingball's a great way to develop hand-eye co-ordination in younger players, as well as being ideal to play as a family. Simply fill the base with sand or water.
In defence of liberal democracy
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
- 2 Italian police 'reveal' what Jesus looked like as a young boy
- 3 General Election 2015: 14-year-old boy asks Nick Clegg – 'can you kill Katie Hopkins?'
£20000 - £25000 per annum + Commission: SThree: Are you great at building rela...
£20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits: Ashdown Group: Application Sup...
£20000 - £25000 per annum + Uncapped Commission: SThree: Do you want to get in...
£35000 - £40000 per annum: Ashdown Group: IT Project Manager - Birmingham - ...