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    25 Toys If Your Kids Have Endless Energy

    Trust me, these toys will keep your kiddos from bouncing off the walls.

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    1. A bestselling Little Tikes trampoline because your little monkey can stop jumping on the bed and bounce on this for HOURS instead.

    Promising review: "I have a wild 3-year-old who has more energy in one day then I've had in my entire life. From sun up to sun down he is ON. Unfortunately, we don't have a yard and we can't always make it to the playground. We picked this up for him hoping that it would help him get some of that energy out on days that we're stuck inside. We've had it for 8 months and it has been a lifesaver! I was worried about it taking up too much space in the living room but it's not bad at all. It's wide enough for him to jump comfortably, but not big enough to be an eyesore or get in the way. When I catch him trying to climb on the couch or run around too wildly, I just give him a quick reminder to jump on his trampoline instead. It's a win for both of us since he has a safe place to let that energy out and I'm not scolding him because he's jumping on things he's not supposed to. He is about 40 lbs and 40 inches tall and he doesn't seem to be growing out of it anytime soon. It was easy to put together and has held up beautifully! It's never tipped over and we've never had any accidents with it. I am so thankful we picked this up for him because it helps keep all of us happy and sane." —Ana

    Get it from Amazon for $57.99.

    2. A pack of Crayola Globbles so your littles can run around the house hurling these sticky globs at the wall or ceiling. Don't panic, parents, reviewers say they don't leave a sticky residue.

    Six colored balls in yellow packaging
    Reviewer's video showing the sticky balls sliding down the wall
    Reviewer holding the balls in pink, purple, orange, yellow, green, and blue colors

    Promising review: "Amazing toys! My 1- and 2-year-old LOVE them! They scream 'sticky balls!' and run around throwing them on the fridge, windows, cabinets, walls, etc. Easy to wash and air-dry, and don't lose their stickiness! My new go-to gift! Love them!"Rachel

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $10.69+ (also available in a 16-pack).

    3. Banzai Bump N' Bounce Body Bumpers perfect for impromptu sumo tournaments in the yard or living room that'll elicit nonstop silliness and laughs.

    Reviewer's children wearing the body bumpers
    Reviewer's video showing the kids wearing the body bumpers and playing

    PSA: Make sure helmets are worn during bump-offs.

    Promising review: "Absolutely hilarious to watch! I got these for my kids (7 & 8) because i thought it would be a perfect way to blow off steam and get out some energy... It was great! They ran at each other pretty hard, but it didn't pop and no one got hurt! If your kids do a lot of bickering like mine do...Get these! 😅" —Sky Moran

    Get it from Amazon for $17.59.

    4. An inexpensive Pop2Play foldable indoor slide that LITERALLY pops up in minutes to instantly transform any room into a playground when it's raining outside. Plus, it folds down flat for easy storage once playtime's over.

    a review photo of the slide in a green yellow and blue color with animals and plants
    Reviewer's video showing how easy it is to set up the slide

    The slide's capable of holding up to 50 lbs.

    Promising review: "This slide keeps my easily distracted 1.5-year-old daughter entertained for long periods of time! I thought this would be a great way for her to learn to use a slide on a carpeted surface. She has a blast pushing her toys down and has become so confident at climbing and sliding down herself! It’s very sturdy and easy to pop up and fold down. When this one does wear out, I’ll be purchasing a new one. Take all of my money to keep my toddler’s attention for as long as it does!"Lindsey Pleakis

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    5. A sensory swing designed with an extra spring, allowing bouncing up and down in addition to swinging — ideal for endless aerial acrobatic fun. Do they make an adult version?

    Child smiling while curled up inside the hanging fabric chair
    Different child using the chair as a jungle gym swing
    Another child swinging on their stomach, as if flying, onto a pile of pillows
    Rest Nests

    Rest Nets is a small biz based in Israel started by a mom who created these hammocks as a way to give parents "an extra pair of hands" for entertaining kids.

    Promising review: "This swing is probably the best thing that has happened to our house since we renovated. My daughter can’t go to OT because of the pandemic, so we turned the basement into a sensory gym. This swing is amazing! It’s simple, safe, and versatile. My kids love it!" —Leanne A

    Get it from Rest Nests on Etsy for $92.80 (available in seven colors).

    6. Or a rainbow-colored saucer swing guaranteed to add a pop of color anywhere and become the kiddo's fave ~hangout~ spot in the playroom or yard.

    Reviewer's two kids on the swing
    Reviewer's kids swinging in the room

    Promising review: "So first off my kids LOVE this swing! It has been one of the greatest purchases I have purchased so far for their playroom!!! We use it inside to keep them busy on rainy days or when they need to get their energy out! I give the swing itself 5 stars for sure!!!!" —Samantha Brooke Main

    Get it from Amazon for $51.99.

    7. A Fat Brain door pong game, a fun alternative to classic Ping-Pong without needing to set up a table or collect runaway balls off the floor. Just attach to a doorway, adjust the length of the string, and start showing off that forehand smash.

    Child model playing ping pong with toy hanging from doorway
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This toy is fantastic! My 9- and 7-year-old say it is the best toy we have bought them in a while. It has kept their attention and keeps them off screens. It's perfect for burning energy on cold, rainy days when we can't go outside. I also love the fact that there are no loose balls lying around so I don't have to worry about the dog eating them." —aw7

    Get it from Amazon for $26.83.

    8. A flying orb with flashing lights that'll cure cabin fever while the kids make it float in the air and boomerang back, leaving them wondering "what is this sorcery?"

    Reviewer's video showing the lit up ball doing a boomerang
    Reviewer holding the lit up ball

    Promising review: "My son has had this for a few days and has had a lot of fun with it. He is a high-energy kid so chasing it around the front yard has been fun for him. It operates with a fan inside so very lightweight. It also lights up so it's very pretty to look at." —Diana H

    Get it from Amazon for $32 (available in five colors).

    9. A Stomp Rocket launcher because they'll have such a *blast* as they jump on the launchpad, countdown to liftoff, and watch the rockets shoot up to 200 feet high into the air.

    The stomp rocket launcher
    Reviewer's video showing their child launching the rocket by stomping on the base

    Promising review: "My 4-year-old goes nuts over this. He’s so loud with excitement, it draws out the neighborhood kids and next thing I know the neighbors are over chatting outside with me while their kids are COMPLETELY occupied playing this thing. The assembly is EXTREMELY easy. The rockets launch well above my two-story home that I have to make sure it’s not too close so one doesn’t land on the roof. It’s actually fun for the adults as well. My son loves to watch me really launch one. This is a great outside activity for any boy or girl. You don’t have to chase the kids around and they get plenty of exercise running to get the rockets after they’ve landed. Fun for everyone. Well worth the 20 bucks I spent on it." —Geno

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    10. A marble run set for providing endless possibilities to build creative structures — all while developing their problem-solving skills. They'll be ~ah-mazed~ at the results when the marbles roll through the mazes they create.

    Reviewer's photo showing the marble run set
    Reviewer's video showing the marble run set in action

    Promising review: "My almost-5-year-old grandson requested this for his 5th birthday. He was so excited to receive it and couldn't wait to put it together. He spent two hours in his room (which is most unusual for this active child) putting the pieces together. He loves playing with the marble run and it has entertained him for days. What perfect gift." —Patricia S. Wolbe

    Get it from Amazon for $46.95 (available in three styles).

    11. A pack of parachute toys ingeniously designed not to tangle despite being tossed excitedly from the top of the stairs or a balcony over and over.

    Four parachute toys in blue, red, green, and yellow
    Reviewer's video showing the red parachute being tossed from the top of the stairs

    Promising review: "My 5-year-old nephew wanted a parachute so bad, but we didn't want him jumping off the roof of the house, so I found these toys and he LOVES them! The boys have contests and make up games on who's chute goes farthest or highest and they play play play! It's awesome!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $8.98+ (available in two colors).

    12. And a two-pack of super-cool foam gliders capable of doing loop the loops and flying at night thanks to LED lights. These will have the kiddos eagerly running back and forth as they launch and retrieve them.

    Two lit up planes in blue and orange
    A child playing with the lit up orange plane at night
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Wow!!! These things REALLY work as advertised!! To be honest, my expectations were pretty low. But I was very pleasantly surprised to be proven wrong! The looping mode is so awesome, the kids and adults were giddy with excitement! It’s also very durable — can handle hitting the ground pretty hard without taking any damage. Definitely best airplane toy I’ve ever played with." —kliles

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $15.99.

    13. A Dyson Ball toy vacuum so you can delegate cleaning to your little helpers and keep them out of trouble. This cool device boasts realistic sounds and ~working suction~.

    Yellow vacuum with a grey handle and colorful balls in the clear cylinder
    Reviewer's photo showing their child using the vacuum

    Promising review: "Our son, 1.5 years old, is OBSESSED with vacuums and carpet cleaners. He has nearly broken my vacuum a few times because it's a bit too large for him to maneuver. We got him this for Christmas, and it was the only gift he cared about. He wouldn't open any other gifts after getting to it. His sister had to do the rest of them. He has been 'vacuuming' for four days straight. When I vacuum, he follows along side me with it. It is a lot quieter than I expected. The sound doesn't get annoying. I love it! If it ever breaks, I'll buy him another." —Kelsie

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in two colors).

    14. A Melissa & Doug activity book with a pair of safe scissors to channel their (*cough* destructive) energy into a creative activity.

    A pair of yellow scissors and an activity pad
    Reviewer's child practicing cutting a watermelon graphic from the activity pad using the yellow scissors

    Promising review: "My 4-year-old was starting to cut everything it seemed like in the house. I ordered this activity book that came with scissors and it was a hit; she would sit quietly and cut her pages, and after we would put the puzzles together or hang them on fridge. 10 /10!! ✂️." —Tracie

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    15. A Wiwiurka triangular rope ladder you can hang from the ceiling to instantly transform a playroom and provide endless opportunities to swing, do acrobatics, or yell: "I'm taking off in the spaceship!"

    a child climbing the rope ladder
    Wiwiurka / Etsy

    Note: mounting hardware not included. The climber is capable of holding up to 175 pounds.

    Wiwiurka is a Mexican woman–owned business based in Tepoztlan, Mexico, that creates handcrafted and sustainable wooden toys using water-based paints and nontoxic materials to enhance imaginative play.

    Promising review: "My almost 3-year-old is over the moon and uses the rope ladder every day! Such a clever design and it feels so much safer than traditional swings etc. My father installed it onto a stud/beam in the ceiling with a piece from Lowes, it was quick!" —ns642

    Get it from Wiwiurka (available in two sizes and three colors) for $185 or from Wiwiurka on Etsy for $145.

    16. A two-pack of LED hover balls so siblings can battle it out for the title of indoor soccer champ. These glide smoothly like air hockey pucks and are cushioned with foam bumpers to prevent dents on furniture or baseboards.

    The hover balls
    Reviewer's video of children playing with the soccer hover balls

    Promising review: "We have so much fun 'kicking' this around the kitchen or basement! Gets us all (adults and kids) up, moving and laughing as a family! Helps with the long-winter-day blues!" —Jollyholiday7

    Promising review: "These are so fun! This is the perfect toy for my high-energy 8-year-old boy, he loves getting to play soccer in the house and I love that nothing gets broken. These work really well and are definitely a good value; it’s great that you get two with the purchase." —Britni

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $45.95.

    17. A foam pogo jumper far safer than the good ol' pogo stick, with a sturdy foam base to stand on, so little whirlwinds can burn off their energy hopping from room to room as grown-ups secretly wait their turn.

    The foam pogo jumper in blue and green
    Reviewer's child jumping on the pink pogo stick

    Promising review: "Our 4-year-old loves this toy! It's really fun for her and great for developing balance and large motor skills. The fact that it burns off some of her boundless energy is an extra plus. There's a built-in squeaker (which kids enjoy and adults learn to block out). Nice that it's an indoor/outdoor toy! Definitely a good value for the money." —L J Wessling

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in four colors).

    18. An adorable, inflatable unicorn ride-on boasting a washable plush cover that'll have little dudes and divas looking so precious, they'll melt your heart as they bounce around the house on it.

    A child riding the toy unicorn
    Reviewer's photo of the furry inflatable unicorn

    Promising review: "Perfect for my 2-year-old energetic niece to bounce out that energy! She loves it!" —Christy S

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99.

    19. A 3-in-1 tent, tunnel, and ball pit to create an ~exciting play zone~ where little ones can crawl, explore, and fling balls for hours on end, while grown-ups kick back with a glass of wine.

    The tent, tunnel and ball pit with a blue carry bag
    Reviewer's photo showing the play tent and tunnel in a playroom

    Promising review: "This has been a huge hit with our toddler. We originally got it when COVID was in full swing and we needed to get some play energy out since the playgrounds were closed. This is still a huge favorite and we typically don’t even have all of it out at once, just one or two of the pieces at a time, which keeps it fresh, too. It’s a great fort or ball pit and the tunnel has held up to even small adults crawling through it. One of the highlights is the carrying/storage case — it has folding instructions sewn in, making it super easy to fold and store the pieces. (I would never be able to fold them back down flat otherwise.) One of the best purchases we’ve made!" —R. Thompson

    Get it from Amazon for $33.41.

    20. A Lily & River indoor climbing dome because it'll not only keep your little whirlwind from climbing everything, but will also ensure they're all tuckered out after a chilly day spent indoors.

    indoor climbing dome with rainbow and wood design
    Lily & River / Etsy

    Recommended for ages 2-6 years. Holds up to 120 lbs!

    Lily & River is a small biz, owned by a father, that specializes in building intuitive products for kids in their manufacturing workshop nestled within the desert foothills of South Mountain in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Promising review: "Very sturdy, great quality! our little family is going to get years of play from this dome!" —Marium Shahid 

    Get it from Lily and River on Etsy for $382.46+ (available in two colors).

    21. The Big Dig Sandbox Digger Excavator Crane that swivels 360° — basically a dream toy for any construction aficionado, who would love nothing more than to scoop sand and snow all year long (Now the Blippi song is stuck in my head: "I'm an excavator, hey, dirt, see you later...")

    Reviewer's child sitting on the excavator and scooping sand in the sand pit
    Reviewer's child playing with the digger in the snow