15 incredible toys that make kids want to explore the outdoors


Frog hatchery

Wading through water looking for tadpoles used to be a classic summertime activity for reasons beyond that catching them and watching frogs grow is fun and scientific! You can buy a frog hatchery kit for around $30, but making your own is also cheap, easy, and fun. Make sure to release the frogs back into the wild when the fun’s over, though; they’ve got to go catch those bugs.


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