12 Unique Outdoor Gifts For Kids 

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12 Unique Outdoor Gifts For Kids 

Are you looking for Outdoor Gifts For Kids?
Why stress about the Christmas season fast approaching and panick about what to get your little one that’s useful, fun and doesn’t add to the mega amount of clutter kids bring these days. Just check out these Outdoor Gift Ideas for your kids.
They encourage your little one to spend more time outdoors, enjoying nature and maybe even learning to grow a few things to eat too!
Will they replace the new Xbox on their Santa list? NO!
But when the big day is all over, the pretty wrapping paper is a distant memory they will still be eager to get these presents out. Trust me!
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So, Here’s Our Top Outdoor Gifts For Kids This Christmas

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Have a go at these gifts and show your child what is beyond their phone screen.

  • Butterfly Habitat

This butterfly habitat is recommended for ages 4+.
The pop-up tent style enclosure is a 30cm tall mesh habitat, perfect for keeping and viewing butterflies.
It is super simple to set up and can be reused over and over.
I’d recommend making sure there is a space to put the tent so it’s not getting knocked over once you place your caterpillars inside.
It also needs to be somewhere it can be seen so the kids don’t forget to feed them with fresh leaves each day. (Oops)
The set includes; Feeding Pipette, complete Instruction Guide, A voucher for a cup of 5 live caterpillars, which can be ordered online once you’ve set up the enclosure.
Although we usually find cabbage white butterflies in the garden and use those.
The kids ask for this to be set up year after year. One of our favourites.
  • A Fairy Garden.

This beautiful set is one of Amazon’s top gardening gifts.
This is a fantastic little kit that is so easy for your child to set up or you can do it together.
It comes with everything you need to set up your own mini garden, well all except water! Included; Potting dish, enchanted flower house, Flowers, Butterflies, Potting soil, and Seeds.
This kit will give your child the chance to show his or her creativity as they paint and decorate their fairy garden.
It’s a fantastic set to start your kids off in gardening as they can let their imagination run wild.
They can decorate, plant, sow and design it all themselves.
You could also use your own seeds and keep adapting and growing it. When we received this one, we used fake grass on the bottom instead of sowing the grass seed so we could play with it over the winter.
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My Fairy Garden
There’s also different sets that you can get to add to your mini fairy garden.
Recommended for kids age 4  but with a little help and supervision I think it’s open to all.
  • A Colourful Wheelbarrow

This is a fantastically useful metal wheelbarrow. It’s light weight so it’s perfect for toddlers and young kids.
My kids spend hours carrying things around in it and then toys toowhen the fun of our plot faded.
The wheelbarrow is metal with rubber ends on the handles to keep your child from hurting herself. The wheel is plastic but should hold up just fine to most uses.
  • Grow A Maze

This plant maze is a great toy for anyone interested in experimenting with nature, both young and old.

Just plant a bean and watch it sprout and wind its way through the maze.

Grow-A-Maze also comes with a transparent cover, a water pot, and a mini-magnifying glass so you can watch both above and below the soil and see for yourself just how plants grow and adapt.

Totally reusable too so well worth investing in. You could try all sorts of flowers Nd vegetable seeds.

  • This is a fab set for encouraging understanding of plant biology and interest in nature with this transparent planter.
  • You need dried beans or pea seeds and a little soil (not included)
  • Recommended for ages 3+
This seriously cute planter is so much fun for kids to experiment with.
  • It’s environmentally friendly, made from wooden materials that slot together
  • Really cute robot design
  • The Upper Part contains a plastic plant pot with hole and the tray. Bottom is a 3D Colorful Wooden Puzzle.
  • You need to assemble it by yourself. The plastic plant pot can be put into this 3D wooden puzzle kit.
  • We grew a christmas cactus in ours so he has floppy hair. So cute.
  • Light Up Terrarium Kit

If you are looking for a quick & easy way to educate your kids on the wonders of science, nature, and the beauty of life, look no further than this right here.

This Terrarium Kit not only showcases the plants inside, it teaches kids about the way the world works around them and how we all depend on the things around us to be happy.

Once you receive your Light-Up Terrarium kit, your child can really decorate and design it how they like.

It’s easy to set up. Just layer the soil, rocks, sand, water and finally the seeds into the terrarium. then just find some sun, and watch as everything grows into gorgeous plants before your eyes.

At night the LED light will illuminate the interior, creating a stunning effect. It also makes a wonderful night light!

  •  Children’s Organic 4 Plant Kit

Pre-Seeded cups full of 4 different vegetable seeds.
This super-easy children’s indoor planting kit is so simple there is literally nothing to do bar the watering.
The perfect organic gardening gift for kids of all ages. It’ll give your kids  hours of wonder and excitement. These seeds are Guaranteed to germinate so there will be no sad faces or empty pots. Happy plants are fun for kids!

  •  Creative Groot Planter Pot

How cute is this little guy?
I bought this for my son a few months ago and he loves it. He now has 3, one he planted with Sempervivum and the other 2 has cactus’.
Groot pots make fantastic outdoor gifts for kids
These Groot pots are made from a thick moulded plastic and they have a whole in the underside for the water to escape. You could sow edible seeds in these like cress or sprouting seeds too.

  • Planter with root viewer

This is probably one of my favourite garden gifts for kids. Why? Well, You can start it indoors right now. Even if there’s a full on hurricane outdoors, you can still grow with this set.
The set looks a bit like the old test-tube racks from school. It is a clear, plastic planter that comes with soil and vegetable seeds. Simply sow your seeds and watch the magic happen as the roots make their way down the container.
It’s a wonderful way to give your kids the knowledge and enthusiasm for growing their own so by the time the growing season comes back around for outdoor growing they’ll be busting to get set and grow.

  • Grass Head – Funny Fast Growing Grass Head Learning Toy for Kids

  • When I was a kid we used to make these out of old tights and sawdust. Ha we had some weird and wonderful creations. These sets however are so much more fun as everything is included.
  • The grass seeds are a fantastic eco-friendly educational tool to help your child learn about the Earth. With soil, nutrients, and silly faces, you can learn about nature and have fun all in one go!
  • These are so easy to set up so. This grass head growing kit is not only easy to use and fun to watch, but it’s good for the environment and safe to use for all ages too.
  • With this grass head kit, you can learn and trim and decorate your grass gift, making the world a happier, more eco-friendly place one grass head doll at a time.
  • Tool gift bag
This little gardener’s kit is actually a high quality one that comes with a hand trowel, fork and shovel.These are a perfect size for kids to tackle most jobs they’ll tackle outdoors and the canvas bag is a great quality canvas which has great sturdiness and strength.
Mini tool bag kit is a wonderful outdoor gift for your kids.
My son’s one is 3 years old and is still going strong. The tools are 8 ½” long. Recommended for ages 3 – 12.

Well there you go!!

Shopping for kids can be fun, but It’s even more fun when we can find them something that will get them away from the TV and introduce them to a world beyond. Maybe squeeze in a little excercise with a dash of healthy eating too! We can dream!
This list of Outdoor Garden gifts for kids will not only help them learn new skills, and to love nature, but will also develop their minds and bodies. What more can we ask for? ?
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Gift the gift of gardening this year with these Awesome outdoor themed gifts for kids. A list full of great products to help get your kids in their backyards and making fun projects and help bring gardens indoors
Awesome outdoor themed gifts for kids. A list full of great products to help get your kids in their backyards and making fun projects and help bring gardens indoors

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