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The dog days of summer are coming to a close, but the fun never ends when you’re a kid. Or at least it shouldn’t. Whether your kids are bored, you’ve already started your holiday shopping or simply want to stock up for winter – here are some ideas that may pique your interest. We even threw in one for the adults!
Have all the fun and enjoy what’s left of summer!
Stomp Rocket Stunt Planes
We have owned a few Stomp Rocket toys, and this is the best one yet. Stunt Planes are the hottest New Award Winning Outdoor Toy by Stomp Rocket! Launched in late 2017 and designed by Aeronautical engineers, Stunt Planes will keep kids excited while learning STEM principals! Kids will love learning about trajectory by changing the launch angle of Stunt Planes. They can learn about force by stomping harder or softer. And they can discover how aerodynamics work by launching Stunt Planes with a head wind, a tail wind, a cross wind or no wind at all. $30; Amazon
Stave off boredom with these UNTAMED Raptors by Fingerlings! The interactive predators are fierce and unpredictable, and you choose whether they become friend or foe. Complete with snapping jaws and gripping claws, these raptors feature more than 40 different sounds and interactions from roaring and hissing to nuzzling and purring. $15; Amazon
This game involves placing the included baskets around the room. Players race from basket to basket matching the socks symbols and racing off to the next basket. The first player to get rid of all their socks wins! We love the active nature of this game especially since before long our days will be spent indoors. $20; Amazon
In this game the included rolling toy moves quickly across the floor, and colorful treats fly out from both sides. Now players need to be quick! Pretend to be a dog and chase the rolling toy. The first player to collect the right dog treats will win the Dog Rally! $20; Amazon
If your kids love Fingerlings® these HUGS™ will sure be a hit! Their long arms are perfect for big hugs and these cuddle monkeys never want to let you go! Swing them, pet them, and rock them to sleep, or give them a kiss and watch them kiss you back!! Record what you say and hear them repeat it in funny ways...then toss and twist them in the air for a silly remix! Available in Bella (Pink) and Boris (Blue) 2+. $30; Target
FRIEND or FAUX
This game is for the adults! Often surprising, and at times risqué, FRIEND or FAUX® inspires players to get personal, share stories, and recall memories. Points are earned and unexpected connections are made through five rounds of increasingly revealing questions that players answer about each other. This party game is designed to put your friendships to the test. $20; Target
Walkie Talkie Dart Blasters
Covert Squad is a pair of dart blasters with built in walkie talkies and earbud communication that works up to 300 feet away so that opponents won't hear you coming. You can blast the long distance darts up to 100 feet! The blaster duo is recommended for ages 6 and up. $25; Target
This award-winning game involves connecting various dominoes with at least one side of matching terrain to build and expand a kingdom that will multiply in worth depending on the amount of crowns on the dominoes. The simplicity of the game mechanic makes it very accessible to all levels of gamers, from casual family gamers, all of the way to more avid gamers who appreciate the strategy levels and have been very supportive of the game since its release. The new Target exclusive version of the game comes in a larger box and includes a Domino Dispenser, which makes pulling the dominoes out easier and much more convenient, and a Score Pad, which makes counting points quicker. $23; Target
easter babe says
This is a great list! I’ve never heard of the Stomp Rocket Stomp Planes. I’d love to play that one with my nieces.
Julie @ Running in a Skirt says
How much fun are these toys! I feel like I need one of each! Those dinos would be a hit for sure.
Omg so many cute toys!!! I had no idea they had big fingerling dolls! My daughter would love those!!!
These are such great toys for kiddies! My children love that stomp rocket and play with it all the time!
Any HABA game is usually pretty good. I think we have over a dozen in our collection!
Summer flew by so fast didn’t it? I’d love to try friends of faux. Sounds like so much fun!
My Teen Guide says
My nephews are active little boys. I know they’d love the Stomp Rocket Stunt Planes and the Walkie Talkie Dart Blasters. I will have to include that in my shopping list for Christmas, and get them while they are available! Nothing wrong with early Christmas shopping, right? :)
oh boy so much fun, some of these we have and many of them they want. Adding to birthday and christmas list
Lori Bosworth says
I can’t believe how quickly the summer is going by. And yes, we’ll soon be thinking about holiday shopping. My nephew would love those Untamed Raptors!
Neely Moldovan says
I need to snag those dinos! how fun for my dino loving boy