15 incredible toys that make kids want to explore the outdoors


Walkie talkies

Sure, the ubiquity of the smartphone makes walkie talkies seem very old school, but walkie talkies have gone way up in quality since you last used them. For a minimal price, you can likely buy inexpensive sets that will last plenty of summers, falls, winters, and springs. A pair of $35 walkie talkies will usually come with rechargeable batteries. As their range can span up to 20 city blocks, the kids will be encouraged to explore the terrain, wherever you are.


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