Outdoor Winter Toys

Snowtime Anytime Indoor Snowball Fight

Snowball fight

OK, I know this is a website dedicated to outdoor toys and playing outside. We’ve shared with you a number of fun winter toys that would excite most any child on Christmas morning. The one drawback is that most winter-themed toys rely upon cold temperatures and snow or ice. Most winter-themed toys require being outside […]

Flexible Flyer Snowball Maker

Snow balls

What’s the number one selling outdoor snow toy this year on Amazon? No, it’s not a sled, snowboard or pair of ice skates. It’s a snowball maker that looks like a pair of tongs made from ice cream scoops. I can hear you now. “I don’t need no stinking snowball maker. I make great snowballs.” […]

Hammerhead sleds, your sled for extreme snow


They just don’t make sleds today like the antique wooden runner Flexible Flyer sled my family has used for generations. Wipe a year’s worth of dust off and put a little wax on the rails and it was good to go for another season of sliding. Most of today’s sleds just aren’t made like that […]

Snow Fun! Zipfy Sled

Two boys sledding in snow

It’s the largest toy trade show in the Western Hemisphere and it was held in mid-February in New York City. Most of the toys featured at The Annual American International Toy Fair 2011 were indoor toys but there’s one outdoor toy that gained a fair amount of attention – the Zipfy Freestyle Mini Luge. The […]