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16 ways to turn your backyard into the ultimate playground

Keep kids busy this summer—without going anywhere. Our favourite products to transform your drab patch of grass into the envy of the neighbourhood.

1. Disceez Indoor/Outdoor flying disc, $21,

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2. Step2 Rain Showers & Unicorns water table, $150,

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3. Light Pink portable record player, $80,

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4. Striped table tennis set, $17,

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5. Optoma 1080p 3000 Lumens 3D DLP home theatre projector, $615,

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6. Wooden petanque set, $45,

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7. Antsy Pants small fabric cover lemonade stand, $25,

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8. Triumph fun size tumble, $90,

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9. Plum wooden playhouse, $400,

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10. Big Mouth Inc. 6 1/2 foot sprinkler dinosaur, $70,

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11. Antsy Pants obstacle course, $65,

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12. Yoobi sidewalk chalk paint roller cap 3pk, $15,

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13. Vtech Kidizoom action cam, $60,

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14. B. Tiki Retreat Bug Hotel, $22,

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15. Big A Bubbles, $4,

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16. Bestway beach ball, $1,

This article was originally published on Jun 19, 2019

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