Great garden fun for kids

When the sun comes out it’s time to get out in the garden and soak up the sunshine. Most of our fondest childhood memories are playing outside, whether it was going to the park, playing hide-and-seek or having pretend tea parties – outside was the place to be.

We’ve chosen some of our favourite products from Give as you Live retailers that will guarantee hours of fun in the garden for children of all ages.

Both Smyths and Great Little Trading Co. have increased the amount they will donate to your charity to 3.5% for a limited time, so it’s a great time to stock up on garden toys for the kids before the bank holiday!


Picnic blanket, £45.00 Great Little Trading Co

This gorgeous blanket is perfect for the garden: it rolls up easily into a neat parcel so you can take it to the park, beach or wherever the sun takes you!


Classic box kite, £12.75, Great Little Trading Co

A large and traditional kite for kids. Everyone will enjoy the simple fun of a breezy day with this high flyer!


Toy Picnic set, £29.75, Great Little Trading Co

A gorgeous wooden toy for pretend play; it’s wonderful for playtime picnics.

Some of the toy food has Velcro pieces to ‘cut’ and share; the pretty basket serves as a handy storage solution for all those accessories.


Wavy slide, £44.99, Smyths

Why go to the park when your kids can have the same fun right from your back garden? This slide offers the ultimate in outdoor fun with is sturdy frame, durable chute and steps. 


Golf set, £7.99, Smyths

Have hours of fun with this deluxe gold set, complete with golf bag and flags.


Sandbox, £39.99, Smyths

Bring the beach to the garden with this classic Little Tikes Turtle sandbox with friendly moulded-in face and lots of turtle shell detail.