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Upgrade Your Outdoor Space With These Kid-Friendly Ideas

Kids’ furniture sets, décor, toys and more to create an awesome backyard for the whole family

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Published on: June 21, 2021


With warmer weather and a more social summer ahead of us, it’s time to transform the backyard into a kids’ oasis. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite furniture sets, decorative items and — yes — toys, too. See ideas below, get inspired and hopefully discover your kid’s new favorite backyard feature. With these products, you’re sure to create a space that’s great for relaxing and playing all summer long. 

Time to chillax

After plenty of play in the sunshine, give your kiddo a cool place to unwind. This Outdoor Double Chaise from KidKraft has a three-sided canopy and stylish striped cushions. We wish it came in an adult size!   


Need a swing fit for a fairy? Check out this Cozy Posy HugglePod from Hearthsong. With LED flower lights and a fabric door, creative kids will love lounging and playing pretend inside this hanging tent. 

Kids will love hiding and playing in this fabulous outdoor wooden cottage. This cute wooden house from the OutSunny Store on Amazon features working doors, flower baskets, a bench and even a mailbox!

Fun in the sun

What’s a great backyard without a few epic kids’ toys? This Bowling Water Slide from Hearthsong adds a new spin on the classic slip n’ slide. It has sprinklers down the sides and comes with two inflatable speed boards (with patch kits included).

Ready for a jumbo take on an old classic? Kids and adults alike will have a blast playing this game of standing Connect Four. It’s durable, easy to assemble and makes for a great BBQ or party game.


Who wants snacks?

What better way to eat outside than at a picnic table? This Kid’s Picnic Table from KidKraft is the perfect size for little kids.

For added ambiance, string up these outdoor star string lights from Amazon and make your backyard look like a wonderland. 

For some extra color above a garden or outdoor dining space, this pretty sunflower windsock will brighten up your space even on a dull day.



Keep the fun going all summer long:

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