28 Fun Outdoor Toy Ideas for Teen Boys
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There aren't many teen boys who aren't going to love lazer tag. My 13 year old son received a lazer tag set for Christmas last year and it is the most fun gift he received.
The lazer guns have an amazing range (up to 150 feet) and with a bit of outdoor or indoor space you can have a great game. There are four blasters so the whole or our family can play. We've played lazer tag with them in woods and a field as well as indoors in the home.
Lots of fun to be had with this set. Awesome.
Ripstik Castor Board
It's great to take to the skate park too or just have fun along the streets.
The skateboard won't flex under a teenager's weight. The large, soft wheels give a stable ride and roll smoothly over cracks in the street.
Paintball is a fantastic game for teens to get into.
It's social and it's great to play with other members of the family and friends. It's fun exercise. What teen isn't going to enjoy running through the woods, hiding and trying to get the other team. It will fulfill the need for exciting and adrenaline.
Wham-O Trac Ball Racket Toy Game
Wham - O Trac racket games is a fun, versatile throw and catch game which can be played in the backyard or any open outdoor space.
There are lots of different ways you can play with the game. Challenging to play and you can create different variations of catch games to keep it interesting. You could have a simple thow and catch game or throw the ball so another person can catch it. And have fun creating cool curves with the balls in every direction.
It surprising how much running you sometimes have to do when you play. This can really help with a teenager's fitness,
For a teenager who's constantly shooting hoops and loves playing basketball, it's impossible to go wrong with his own basketball hoop.
The one featured is adjustable from 7 to 10 feet in 6-inch increments so you can make sure it's the perfect height. The good thing about the adjustable height is that it can be brought lower or higher for siblings.
It's portable and has a 44 inch backboard. It is also backed by a 5-year manufacturer warranty
The great thing about having a basketball hoop in the backyard is that friends and siblings can also have a go.
Having a basketball in the home should be a must for all teenagers.
Basketballs are fun to take and just bounce around on the street or in the backyard for practice.
Take it to the local court for a game with friends or family.
Wilson is a well known and respected brand for it's basketball quality to is an excellent choice.
Nightmatch Light Up Basketball
Another really cool option of basketball or any ball is a light up version. ]
The Nightmatch light up basketball lights up on impact when bounced or kicked. When you stop playing the lights go off after 30 seconds. In the daytime, it's just like playing with an ordinary basketball.
It's a great option as teens can carry on playing at dusk and after sunset.
Disc golf involves flying a frisbee shaped disc and trying to hit a target.
It's a great outdoor game for all the family to play and if your teenagers like it why not get a disc golf target to put in the backyard so they can practice.
The target featured is strong and sturdy and is made of a powder coated metal frame with galvanised chains.
It's weather and rust resistant and has excellent reviews over on amazon.
Razor Jetts Heel Wheels
Archery is another fun outdoor sport/activity to have a go at.
It's certainly become very popular in recent years due to movies such as The Hunger Games.
The fantastic thing about archery is that it's not too expensive to buy some kit and start having a go. And not too much kit is needed either.
The set featured comes with everything you need to get started. It includes 1 bow, six fibreglass arrows, 5 target faces, an arm guard, finger guard and 2 string nocks.
Self Balancing (Hoverboard)
A self balancing board is a fairly new invention but there are lots of fun.
The one featured can cruise up to 8mph and go up to 11 miles in one charge.
The features include LED headlights, battery indicators, rubber bumpers, and two riding modes. There's a learning mode so you are safer while you get the hang of it. Once you are confident switch to the standard mode.
It's UL 2272 certified and is backed by a 1 year warranty
It comes in different colors too.
If you fancy having something to hold onto when you're moving along, another option is an electric scooter.
The E300 electric scooter by Razor which is featured is a cool option.
It can reach speeds of up to 15 mph and is perfect for crusing along. You can get up to 40 minutes continuous use from one charge.
Electric Off Road Scooter
Another option of electric scooter to consider is an off road scooter so he can ride the trails and rough terrain.
It goes at speeds up to 12 mph (19 kmh).
It features heavy duty alloy wheels with 60 PSI on/off road tires.
There's a hand operated rear disc brake.
The new gear ratio for high-torque trail riding, makes it off-road ready right away.
It's recommended for ages 13 and over and has a weight limit of 154 pounds. It features a 40 minute ride per charge and will take about 12 hours to charge in total.
Intex Red River Run - Inflatable Water Float
Teens who want to relax in a pool, river or lake will love the river run water float.
The floats can be connected so if you have more than one, you can easily connect them together.
A lot of people use them for tubing down a river. There are two handles to grab onto.
A repair patch is included too.
Skateboards and teen boys often go together.
Go to a local skate park and there'll be lots of teenagers. Walk around a college campus and it's inevitable to see a teen on a skateboard.
Penny skateboards are ones to check out but are often quite expensive. A cheaper alternative which still has great reviews is the rimmable skateboard featured.
There are different patterns and designs to choose from.
Mini Launch Ramp
This mini launch ramp is small but it's packs in a lot of fun!
It is perfect for getting started with doing jumps with a bike, scooter, inline skates or skateboard.
It's ideal for beginners to hone their skills, get big air, and master tricks without the intimidation of taller ramp heights with steep ramp surface radiuses.
Spikeball Combo Meal
It's also a fantastic workout for athletic teams who like to train. It's perfect for practicing the hand / eye co-ordination needed for some team games as well.
It's simple to play and easy to pick up. The net is placed at ankle level between a pair of two-player teams. You smack the palm-sized ball down on the net so it ricochets up at your opponents. They have up to three hits between them (just like volleyball) to control it and bounce it back to you. When they miss, you score. First team to 21 wins.
Knock Off Lawn Game
This is a great user friendly drone for newbies.
Simply press one button, it will take off, land or return to your command. There's a one key return button, press it and the drone returns.
It features a 2 speed switch with the low speed suitable for beginners.
It can do 3D flips and rolls.
It also has a HD camera and it provides 1080P video with real time transmission.
Kan Jam Game
Kan Jam is another exciting outdoor game that can be played anywhere. It's great for camping, outdoor parties, the backyard, the beach or the park.
Kan Jam involves throwing a flying disk. There's 2 people on the team. One team member throws the disk and the other person's job is to deflect the Kan Jam.
This is a simple, fun game. It's fantastic for all ages. Kids, teens and adults will enjoy playing.
An electric skateboard is another fun outdoor toy.
The board featured has 3 speed settings, so teenagers can begin on the lowest one and increase his speed as his confidence grows.
It also comes with a wireless remote which he can use for braking, accelerating, reversing and checking the battery indicator status.
The battery lasts for around 5 miles and takes 2 hours to charge. There is a maximum weight limit of 80kg (176lbs)
If you want guaranteed fun check out the pogo stick.
The weight limit is 160 pounds so it's probably a better gift for younger or lighter teen boys.
The stick featured is perfect for an introduction to pogo stick jumping, for the beginner and for intermediate riders
It features a rugged metal frame covered in precisionmade foam, easy-grip handles, and a rubber tip to help you stay in control.
It also features stable, replaceable non-slip foot pegs so once he's mastered the basic art of using a pogo stick, it will help him do tricks with ease.
Driveway Pickleball Set
This set features half sized pickleball which makes it ideal for playing on a driveway.
The set assembles quickly and can easily be transported to wherever you want to play.
It's an ideal set for beginners and includes a 10 ft net, 2 wooden paddles and 2 pickleballs.
The total size of the net when set up is 10ft wide by 3ft high.
Blast Pad Missile Launcher
Blast Pad Missile Launcher have universal appeal for people of all ages.
Kids, teens and adults will be queuing up to have a go.
It's super simple, jump on the launch pad and see how high you can "launch" the missile in the air. Who can launch the missile the furthest?
Fab for the park or any outdoor space.
Djubi Classic is a modern twist on the classic game of catch.
Just slip the loop of the Djubi over the launch hook on the racket, pull it back and aim.
Let it go and watch the Djubi soar. Catching the foam ball is easy with the deep net pocket on the plastic racket.
The ball launches up to 100 feet and even floats, so you can bring the fun to the pool or beach.
The balance board is super fun. While using it teen boys can improve their balance, agility and strength.
It engages all muscle groups and is great for training them for other sports including skateboarding, skiing but also basketball and football.
It can be used anywhere. It's portable. He can use it both outdoors and indoors.
Off Road RC Truck Rock Crawler
Light Up Flying Disc
Stunt scooters are popular toys for teens to take to the skate park, get from a to b or use to practice jumps and tricks outside your home.
The Fuzion Pro scooter is an excellent choice for beginner and intermediate riders.
It's strong, stable and will withstand all the impact and punishment at the skate park.
This is an easy to set up, take down and extremely portable vollyball set.
It's designed for backyard vollyeball, but if your backyard isn't big enough it's also great for use at the beach, summer camp outs, the park or wherever there is space.
It comes with everything you need for your games including a volleball, net, boundary lines and a portable bag to carry it all in.
Throw Throw Burrito by Exploding Kittens: Extreme Outdoor Edition
The game that mixes dodgeball and a card game now has an outdoor version!
Collect matching sets of cards faster than your opponents while simultaneously ducking, dodging and throwing inflated airborne burritos
The oversized cards you collect earn you points, but you lose points when you get hit by 3-foot tall inflatable burritos
A lot of outdoor toys for teens involve balancing on wheels (skateboards, scooters, bikes etc). Another toy that involves wheels are inline skates.
Inline skates are awesome for skating around parks. Teens will enjoy that they can really get up some speed as their confidence improves.
Kneepads and helmets are essential for safety.
SKLZ Soccer Trainer
Pop Up Golf Chipping Net
Batting tees are valuable training aids for teens who like to play baseball.
There are lots of different price ranges for different budgets.
It's often worth purchasing one that is as durable. The Tanner Tee featured has a one year warrantly, so it's more expensive but worth checking out for serious baseball players.
Pop Up Goals
Take them to the park or use in the backyard, Anywhere there is space to play a game.
Champro Reaction Ball
Ladder Toss - Outdoor Game
A simple and fun game. Easy to lean and play. Perfect for groups of teenage friends and family gatherings.
You an play with 2, 4 or 6 people at one time.
Easy and super quick to set up. Play in the backyard, at picnics. Toss the bolo and see if you can get it on the pipes opposite.
Includes a convenient carrying case for easy portability.
How to Survive Anything: From Animal Attacks to the End of the World
Not a toy, but a great book for kids who enjoy being outdoors and doing activities such as hiking, camping or exploring.
It covers the survival basics that you really do need to know with the wild and crazy eventualities that you probably don’t.
It's a fun, entertaining read with some good info and outdoor survival tips