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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.

By Karen Robock

rubber frisbee Photo: Courtesy of Disceez

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

kids gathered around a water table Photo: Courtesy of Amazon.ca

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

record player Photo: Courtesy of Homesense.ca

3. Light Pink portable record player, $80, homesense.ca

racket ball Photo: Courtesy of Homesense.ca

4. Striped table tennis set, $17, homesense.ca

projector Photo: Courtesy of Ebay.ca

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

petanque set Photo: Courtesy of Lee Valley

6. Wooden petanque set, $45, leevalley.com

lemonade stand Photo: Courtesy of Indigo.ca

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

wooden tower Photo: Courtesy of Walmart.ca

8. Triumph fun size tumble, $90, walmart.ca

wooden play house Photo: Courtesy of Canadian Tire

9. Plum wooden playhouse, $400, canadiantire.ca

inflatable dino Photo: Courtesy of Indigo

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

obstacle course Photo: Courtesy of well.ca

11. Antsy Pants obstacle course, $65, well.ca

outdoor sidewalk paint Photo: Courtesy of Indigo

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

camera Photo: Courtesy of VTech

13. Vtech Kidizoom action cam, $60, indigo.ca

bug hotel Photo: Courtesy of Mastermind

14. B. Tiki Retreat Bug Hotel, $22, mastermindtoys.com

bubbles Photo: Courtesy of Mastermind

15. Big A Bubbles, $4, mastermindtoys.com

beach ball Photo: Courtesy of Canadian Tire

16. Bestway beach ball, $1, canadiantire.ca

This article was originally published on Jun 19, 2019

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