Toddler & Preschooler Gift Guide

Outdoor Play Gift Guide for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Toddlers & Preschoolers are beginning to explore the world around them and often the first natural environment they experience is their backyard.  We have partnered with long-time kid specialists to curate a collection of outdoor play that allows little ones to be creative, active and use their imagination. 

Our Toddler and Preschool Gift Guide features a huge range of games, playsets, swings and sensory play will keep your kids busy from dawn to dusk.  Here are some of our favourites and the most popular with our customers.

  1. Mud Pie Kitchen by Plum Play

  2. A-Frame Hideaway and Climber by KidKraft

  3. 7ft Trampoline by Plum Play

  4. Turtle Totter Balance Beam by KidKraft

  5. Giant Jumbling Tower by Sunnylife

  6. The Toddlers Tower and Playset by Plum Play

  7. Outdoor Picnic Table with Umbrella by KidKraft

  8. Store It Sandpit by Plum Play

  9. Deckhouse Cubby House by Plum Play

  10. Mega Inflatable Basketball Set by Sunnylife


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Plum Play Mud Kitchen

How do you like your mud pies? This mud kitchen is packed with lots of features and allows the kids to get messy outside. Toddlers and preschoolers are engaging with pretend play and the mud kitchen is the perfect toy to mimick the world around them and be imaginative through pretending. They can discover living things, tinker and experiment as they mush, mix and mould a mud pie. The mud kitchen is always a fave on the Christmas list.

  • Holders for potted shrubs and a built in planter for little green fingers

  • Cook on the wooden hobs, assortment of metal kitchen utensils, pots and pans

  • Paint and create on the easy clean painting screen and keep the mess outside

  • Recommended Age: 3+ years

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The right size for small backyards and even balconies. A perfect campout retreat for little ones, the KidKraft A-Frame Hideaway & Climber offers up both exercise and relaxation in one cleverly designed structure. Kids can summit to the top via the rock wall side and peek through the window. 

  • Window on side for a breeze and interaction
  • Fabric tent front and back doors lets kids go all the way through
  • Climbing wall with six rocks encourages confidence
  • Bell on the roof to signal your summit
  • Recommended Age: 1.5-5 years

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Trampolines can be used to keep kids active and healthy and also double as a chill-out zone for reading or slow play. Specifically designed with little bouncers in mind, Plums Junior Jumper Trampoline uses Springsafe technology and a lower height frame to keep children safe as their confidence grows and they learn to trampoline.

The Junior Jumper sits at just 40cm above the ground, making it easy for beginner bouncers to climb on and off their trampoline.

Recommended Age: 3-10 years

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Break out of your shell and practice stability on the KidKraft Turtle Totter Balance Beam. Build gross motor skills with unlimited opportunities for climbing, crawling, walking and coordination.

Adorable turtles easily slide into a trio of wooden beams to create an instant obstacle course. Pretend you are crossing a river and your tortoise friends help guide you across.

  • Jumpstart self confidence with low-level beams that are easy to navigate
  • Ignite imagination with various scenarios for creative ways to play
  • Three wooden beams are sturdy and aesthetically pleasing
  • Recommended Age: 2-5 years


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It's all fun and games until... No, actually it IS all fun and games with our colourful jumbling blocks. Hold your breath, steady your hand, and be extra careful. These rainbow jenga blocks are from Sunnylife and come in two sizes - Giant and Mega!!

  • Lightweight.
  • Hand-dyed.
  • Made from natural wood.
  • Made with non-toxic paint and dyes
  • All Ages

Pictured: Giant Jumbling Tower

This all in one playset has been specifically designed for infants and is the ideal all-round activity centre for young adventurers.  For pioneering pre-schoolers, The Plum Toddlers Tower is the perfect introduction to outdoor fun and adventure.

The wooden tower is specifically designed for little explorers to climb, swing, slide and hide, with lots of hand grips and gentle steps to help along the way.  For little siblings, the baby swing has a high back, seat belt and super-soft feel ropes.

Recommended Age: 12months+

Kids Picnic Table & Bench with & Umbrella

The KidKraft outdoor picnic table and umbrella is ideal if your kids are going to be spending time outside this summer (and we know they are)!  The stylish navy and white stripes make this 'the' outdoor furniture you want in your backyard.

It has everything you need for early morning breakfast, in the garden or afternoon snacks in between backyard antics - padded benches (perfectly sized for little ones!)

  • Adjustable folding umbrella
  • Bench seats feature soft cushions for a comfortable seat
  • Handy storage shelf below each bench

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Store It Wooden Sandpit

Build stately sand castles, construct towering turrets and don't forget to dig out the moat!  The Plum Store-it Wooden Sand Pit is perfect for encouraging traditional sand play. 

With a built-in storage space for buckets, spades and sand toys, this wooden sand pit it is ideal for little ones aged 18 months and up. It comes equipped with a protective cover.

  • Recommended age 18 months+

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The mini decked veranda is the perfect place for your children to put their own stamp on the entrance to their personal cubby house. An apex roof covers the house and wooden decking so kids can kick off their shoes, and relax in their own space. Air holes allow ventilation into the inside, so perfect for all weather!

Your little ones will enjoy hours of imaginative play in this gorgeous little cubby.

  • Unique teal colouring with whitewash finish
  • Perspex windows, a real swinging door and air holes for ventilation
  • Matching colour pop wooden floor 
  • Recommended Age Range: 3 Years+

Hop & Slide Frog Climber

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