One of the best gifts you can ever give a child is a lifelong love and enjoyment of the outdoors. Here are some cool toys and nifty pieces of gear which are bound to tear any kid away from the TV or tablet and get them outdoors and exploring!
Garmin Vivofit Jnr
Activity trackers are all the rage for adults these days, but did you know that there’s one specially designed for kids? The Garmin Vivofit Junior is a fun, swim-friendly activity tracker that encourages kids to stay fit and keep moving. It tracks their steps and sleep and helps make sure they get at least 60 minutes of daily activity. It comes in a variety of funky designs and is both comfortable and durable. There’s also a free parent-controlled app which lets parents monitor progress, assign exciting adventures, and reward kids for achieving their goals. The battery lasts a year, so there’s no recharging required.
K-Way Wolverine Sandal
Kids can be tough on shoes, but here’s a pair of sandals that can go the distance with any budding adventurer. K-Way Wolverine sandals are perfect for everyday wear and also great for water based activities. Plastic rubber outsoles with multi directional lugs give excellent grip, while the microfibre footbed provides all-day comfort. The lightweight PU uppers and neoprene lining dry quickly and won’t get stinky. They’re also super quick and easy for kids to put on and take off, with a Velcro strap and bungee cord tie.
Aerobie Orbiter Boomerang
What could be cooler than being able to throw something away and watch as it comes right back? With the Aerobie Orbiter Boomerang, kids will be able to master this amazing trick more easily than ever before. Billed as the world’s best boomerang, it’s light, durable and provides hours of outdoor fun. The only problem is that the grownups might to try to steal it…
Waboba Moon Ball
This is no ordinary ball. This tough, lightweight ball fits into a pocket, but flies like a rocket. Able to bounce up to 100 feet in the air, the Waboba Moon Ball makes a satisfying popping sound when it hits the floor. Its bright colours make it easy to see and its flat edges give it incredible spin. The Moon Ball's mutant, gravity-defying antics will turn any ball game into an addictive, out of this world free-for-all.
K-Way Rambler Day Pack
When budding adventurers are getting ready to explore, they need something to carry their kit in. Weighing less than 100g and with a secure ergonomic fit, the K-Way Rambler backpack is one of the lightest and most comfortable bags around. The bag features side pockets, a top zipper, a bungee cord compression strap, and is filled with clever packing options. It comes in bright pink or blue and has reflective piping for better visibility.