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    30 Products To Make Your Backyard A Little Bit More Fun

    🎵 F is for friends who hang out in your yard, U is for you in your yard, N is for anywhere, anytime at all down here in your backyard. 🎵

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    1. A splash pad that doubles as a wading pool so your kiddos can stay cool in the hot, summer sun while having tons of fun. And by "kiddos" I mean you, your dog, and a rosé. If you *are* using it for your kids, it has an adorable alphabet pattern on it so they can basically have a spelling lesson while splashing around!

    Reviewer photo of the blue splash pad with an alphabet pattern and water shooting out from it

    2. A curtain of LED lights to make your patio look like an absolutely magical place to lounge on a lovely, warm night.

    3. Or some globe string lights for when you don't know how to make ~any~ space look cooler. Just get some string lights. Trust me.

    the string lights in the back of someone's home

    4. An inflatable heart-shaped pool, because nothing has your heart more than summer, am I right? Summer would *never* break your heart.

    Two people lounging in a red heart-shaped inflatable pool

    5. Or a mini pool even adults can enjoy, that you'll spend the day pretending you're on a tropical vacation instead of the suburbs while your mother-in-law visits.

    6. A portable projector so you can plan basically the best outdoor movie nights in existence. All you'll need is lots of blankets, pillows, and an endless supply of snacks. First movie you'll watch? Tangled. I don't make the rules, I just enforce them.

    7. And a projector screen, of course, so you can watch the greatest movie in existence, Tangled, like you promised you would. It has a 16:9 screen format and offers a 104x58-inch viewing area for *ultimate* Disney movie watching pleasure.

    A projector screen in a patio

    8. Reusable water balloons that will be a huge hit at your next backyard hangout. You'll never run out *and* you don't have to clean up balloon pieces from your yard afterwards. To use, swish the balloon in water (the crochet pattern will absorb the water) and toss like a regular balloon!

    The reusable water balloons in a variety of colors

    9. An inflatable hot tub because you can have the luxury of having one of these bad boys with the convenience of it being inflatable, allowing you to place it anywhere easily.

    10. A sprinkler to one, water your lawn and two, provide endless entertainment when you see people and dogs getting splashed every time they walk by.

    The sprinkler on grass

    11. A cool hammock chair that I can almost guarantee you'll be fighting your siblings for who gets the next shift on it basically all season long.

    12. A Connect Four yard game because why get irritated with your friends on a small scale when you can have a supersized version to *really* see their strategy. I see you now, Melissa, and your lies!

    13. A cat tent so you can bring Katy Furry outside to bask in the greenery and wildlife without worrying about them running away.

    A cat sits on a blanket in the sheer cat tent

    14. Some color-changing solar-powered LED garden lights that will make you feel like you're walking through a magical runway every single time. Werk it. *hair flip*

    Sheer solar powered lights in different colors lighting up a pathway

    15. A pool float so you can lounge around on one of your favorite treats: a strawberry frosted donut. Okay, it's *my* favorite, you caught me.

    A person on a donut-shaped pool float

    16. Or a giant unicorn pool float that'll will basically be your go-to spot all summer for loungin' *and* Instagram pics.

    a reviewer laying in the oversized float of a white unicorn with a rainbow mane and tail

    17. A gas grill because you'll basically have the funnest backyard in the world, and it would not be complete without this bad boy. It comes with four main burners, a stainless steel side burner, a ceramic sear side burner, and a glass window for easy peeking!

    18. A stainless-steel fire pit to have the perfect place for s'mores, dating nightmare stories, and lots of laughs with your besties all season long.

    19. A giant-sized toppling tower game that will not only be a fun game to play on the weekend, but when stacked up, looks like a super cool decor piece.

    The wooden tower blocks

    20. Or Kan Jam, an outdoor flying disc toss game that'll quickly turn into a game of "who can slam the disc away the hardest to prove that they're the dominant team."

    21. A classic rope hammock for the perfect spot to gaze up at the clouds during the day, or the stars at night. Bonus points if you bring a cozy blanket!

    a strung together hammock with a wooden bar holding all the strings together and a green embroidered pillow sitting on top of it

    22. A bird feeder specifically designed to keep squirrels away from your feathery friend's food, but trust me they'll try, providing a really fun show for you.

    a tube-like bird feeder with a round perch around it

    23. And a picnic table that'll easily attach onto your fence or a tree so those poor squirrels you've been flinging around have a place they *can* eat that isn't your bird feeder. You're welcome, Nutter Butter.

    a squirrel nibbling on corn on the cob while standing on a small picnic table that is screwed into a fence

    24. A six-person tent for when you like the idea of camping, but not the idea of having to plan an actual camping trip. You and five other peeps can roast marshmallows, play camp games, *and* all fit inside the tent comfortably.

    a gray and green pop up tent

    25. A custom directional sign that will remind of how far your favorite destinations are from where the sign is. You can add up to 10 different destinations and have to list the mileage from your home. Ah yes, only 985 miles to the happiest place on Earth. Brb.

    The directional sign in a yard

    26. A set of massive bubble wands so mesmerizing that even the most distracted of teens won't be able to stop playing with it.

    27. A pop-up tunnel play set that's so darn cute, you'll want to crawl through it yourself. Ah, to be young again.

    an outdoor tunnel system for kids featuring a bunch of primary colors

    28. A 3-in-1 game set so the kiddos can't ever say they have "nothing to play with." You have tennis, badminton, *and* volleyball. What else is there, child?!

    Two kids playing volleyball

    29. A weatherproof outdoor beanbag chair for anyone who wants their patio to look extra ~chill~. Plus, it's just more fun to sit on one of these than a silly ol' chair.

    30. And an outdoor pizza oven because sure, burgers and hotdogs are cool, but what's more fun than pizza? Literally nothing. Change my mind. *Spoiler alert* you can't.

    You, to anyone who visits your backyard: