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    22 Products That Parents Can Use To Keep Their Kids Entertained For Hours

    From indoor games to outdoor activities.

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    1. This colourful fidget bubble popper that's great for both adults and children and is a bestseller on Amazon.

    bubble popping fidget toy
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    Price: £3.99

    2. This inflatable basketball hoop that can be used in a pool or inside.

    floating pool hoop
    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £5.55

    3. A litre bottle of bubble-making liquid with a wand, because sometimes simple fun is the best.

    bubble solution
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    Price: £5.80 for a bottle

    4. Or use it to refill this cute frog machine that blows continuous bubbles and delights babies and children.

    frog bubble machine
    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £14.95

    5. This 26-piece sandcastle building kit that's ideal for summer beach days.

    sandcastle kit
    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £18.98

    6. This classic card game that has been keeping children (and their parents) occupied since 1971.

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    Price: £4.65

    7. This brilliantly priced inflatable pool that children will love splashing about in this summer.

    paddling pool
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    Price: £27.40-£37.95 depending on size

    8. This cute, cheerful magnetic clock that will help younger children learn to tell the time.

    magnetic clock toy
    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £2.81

    9. These biodegradable self-sealing balloons that fill up quickly thanks to their bunch design.

    water balloons
    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £18.99 for 280 balloons

    10. This visual speed matching game that is as addictive for adults as it is for kids – and equally tricky for both, so no need to let anyone win.

    Dobble game
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    Price: £8.99

    11. This crafting kit based on a really popular CBeebies show that is suitable for children three years and older.

    crafting and drawing kit
    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £6.67

    12. This sprinkler pad that will keep both kids and pets cool this summer, and is ridiculously fun to run through.

    sprinkler pad
    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £17.09

    13. This three-in-one LEGO set that creates multiple different posable dinosaurs.

    dinosaur lego set
    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £9

    14. A set of felt tip pens that are brilliantly colourful but still easily wash off skin and clothing.

    washable felt tip pens
    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £2.45 for a 12 pack

    15. This cuddly plush toy dragon that's suitable for children 12 months and older – it lights up and plays sounds!

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    Price: £9.97

    16. This miniature butterfly garden that lets children raise caterpillars and then release them when they transform into butterflies.

    butterfly garden
    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £17.99

    17. This sprinkle doughnut inflatable tube that looks delicious and will be a big hit on pool days.

    doughnut tube toy
    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £6.99

    18. This really lifelike remote control car that has working lights and is great for racing.

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    Price: £13.98 – it comes in two colours. 

    19. This set that lets children make sweet-smelling slime inside tiny perfume bottles that can be decorated with gems.

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £3.99

    20. This set of nostalgic water shooters that are great fun for kids.

    super soaker water guns
    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £17.89 for one Super Soaker and two Zipfire shooters. 

    21. This egg-shaped sorting sensory toy for toddlers that comes with an equally fun and educational bath toy.

    egg shape sorting toy
    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £12.11

    22. This high quality chalk that can be used for everything from at-home drawing to designing summer games on pavement.

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    Price: £1.49 for 12