BQ Holiday Guide: Top Outdoor Gift Ideas

BQ Holiday Guide: Top Outdoor Gift Ideas

Christmas is right around the corner and we wanted to think outside of the toy box this time! As you may know, it is a part of our BlueQuail story and mission to encourage kids to PLAY outdoors and be active explorers.

The moms of BlueQuail have collectively compiled a list of our top outdoor Christmas gifts for adventurers of all ages. Here are some of the best picks for the outdoorsy kiddos and dads on your list:    

Gifts for Ages: 12m - 4yo

Crane Digger by Fat Brain Toys - Your little one will dig into some fun with this cool crane digger! This tool will transform your sandbox or backyard into the ultimate construction site. 


Pewi Elite Balance Bike by YBike - Your kiddo can use this unique bike as a walker or a fun 4-wheeled bike. It is specifically designed to enhance body and space awareness. This smooth gliding bike is the perfect first bike for your little one. 


Giddy Buggy Tunnel by Melissa & Doug - This colorful and fun tunnel is perfect for outdoor and indoor play! It is made of a durable wipe-clean material and stores super easy when you need to put it away. 

My First Garden Wagon and Tools by Liberty Imports - This fun gardening set will get your littles ones excited about gardening and being outdoors this Spring! This 16-piece set includes tools that will keep your little one digging in the dirt for hours. 

Wooden Sandbox by Best Choice Products - Who doesn’t love a good sandbox!? This is a great outdoor edition for your little one’s play area. They will be entertained for hours and it will save you a trip to the beach! 

Spill and Splash Seaway Water Table ™  by Step2 -  This multi-level water table will be sure to keep your little ones entertained for hours. It is perfect for outdoor sensory play. It also includes an adorable little umbrella to help keep your little ones protected and shaded from the sun. Another added bonus, this water table is Made in the USA. 

Spider Web Swing by Trekassy - All you need is a nice sturdy tree and you are all set! This outdoor swing is safe and durable for your little swing lovers to enjoy the great outdoors. You can even take it camping with you or to a friend's backyard to share all the fun. 

The Original PlasmaCar by PlaSmart - This fun little car is kid-powered and kid approved! No batteries or pedals are needed. Your little one can improve their coordination, balance, and motor skills all in one with this toy. Be prepared for driveway races and endless fun!  

Light and Sound Camping Lantern by Melissa and Doug - Your little one will absolutely love this fun camping lantern playset. It includes nature sounds and different colored lights that will spark their imagination and get them excited about the great outdoors!

Gifts for Ages: 4yo - 7yo 

SpiroSpin by Fatbrain Toys - The Spirospin is a teeter-totter spin combo! Your kiddos will love taking this fun outdoor toy for a spin. This sturdy, high-quality toy is the perfect addition to your playground.

My Fairy Light Garden by Fat Brain Toys - The little fairy lovers in your life will absolutely love this fun mini fairy garden. This fun set is the perfect mixture of nature and imagination. You can set this up indoors or outdoors. 

Butterfly Farm w/ Live Caterpillars by Insect Lore - Your kiddos will love this fun butterfly farm. This fun kit is STEM Authenticated. It will keep them outside for endless hours observing beautiful butterflies. 

Giant Ant Farm by Uncle Milton Store - This is another STEM learning toy, perfect for your little ones to learn all while having fun! Your child can observe live ants, build bridges, dig tunnels and more!

Outdoor Explorer Kit by Fat Brain Toys - This is a deluxe explorer kit that has everything and anything your kiddo will need to explore the great outdoors! From bird watching to bug collecting, your little one will be the ultimate explorer. 


Bullseye Bow Package by Bullseye Boy - This Christmas bundle is a great starter kit to get your little one interested in shooting a bow. It has everything they need to hit a bullseye!


YBike GLX Boost Scooter - You won’t be able to get your littles off this fun scooter! It’s the perfect starter scooter and is safe and durable. Your kiddos will love riding this around the neighborhood. 

Sticker Race Bumper Car by Tobbi  - This electric bumper car is a fan favorite and can be operated indoors as well as outdoors. This is a fun filled ride and will make an excellent Christmas gift. 

Ace Flyer Teeter Totter by Lifetime - This teeter totter will be the perfect addition to your outdoor playground area. Your little ones will have so much fun teeter-tottering up and down and side to side. 

Bazooka Bubble Gun by Napei - This bubble gun has 69 holes and will amaze your kiddos with how many bubbles come out! It comes with a rechargeable battery and two bottles of bubble solution. 

Gifts for Ages: 7yo + 

Slackers Ninjaline by Fat Brain Toys - This fun 36 ft ninja lin\e with 10 obstacles will have your little one feeling like a true ninja warrior! This awesome set will allow your littles to expend all their energy and put their true ninja skills to the test.

Swurfer - The Original Stand Up Surfing Swing by Swurfer - This unique swing allows you to soar through the air standing up. All you need is a sturdy tree in your backyard and you are all set.



Big Bag of Backyard Science by Fat Brain Toys - This bag includes everything you need for fun backyard science experiments. It includes 50 science lab activities that will keep your little scientists outside all day long.


Color Changing Umbrella by Stephen Joseph - Your kiddos will love singing in the rain with this awesome color-changing umbrella. It comes in a variety of cool colors and patterns.

The Gel Blaster by The Gel Blaster Co - This fun action-packed toy shoots non-toxic gel water beads so no cleanup is necessary. Get ready for some epic backyard battles with this fun toy!


Inflatable Gymnastics Air Tumble Track by FunWater Store - Your little gymnast can practice all their moves safely on this safe and durable tumble track.  


Gifts for Men 

Flat Top Gas Grill by Blackstone - Dad will absolutely love this grill and so will you! Enjoy restaurant-style cooking outdoors with this Blackstone Flat Top griddle. The whole family will benefit from this gift. 

LED Headlamp by GearLight - Every dad needs a headlamp! This LED headlamp is a great stocking stuffer to add to your list. It is super bright and also has a red light included. 

Smathers & Bransons Belts by Smathers & Branson - Design dad his very own belt! These cool, colorful belts can reflect dad’s interests and make for a fun and personalized gift. 


Pellet Grill by recteq - This pellet grill will take dad’s grilling to the next level. You can add this grill in to any outdoor kitchen area with ease.


WHOMP! Sauce and Rub Gift Box by Meat Mitch - This world-winning barbecue sauce fresh from Kansas City will for sure wow your tastebuds and level up your grill game. All dads will love this sauce!

Old Fashioned JOY by Mixy - These fun holiday-themed cocktail garnishes will take your cocktail game to the next level. All your guests will be asking your secret to the best Old Fashioned!

Rocks Glass Set of Two by Clayton and Crume - These fun and unique holiday glasses are perfect for dad. He can proudly display these customized glasses on his bar!

Don’t forget to shop our limited edition holiday prints and father/son matching shirts! Have a gift idea you’d like to share, feel free to comment below.

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