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    31 Things From Target That'll Help You Spend More Time Outdoors This Spring

    "I like it so much that I ordered a second one so I won’t have to share."

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    1. A Throw Throw Burrito Game so that you can spend your afternoons chucking giant burritos at your S.O. — who wouldn't want that?

    colorful burrito game
    Target

    Promising review: "We love this game! My daughter got it for my son and daughter-in-law for Christmas and they had so much fun playing it that we got our own!" —Barbara

    Price: $23.99

    2. A fruity picnic blanket that'll be the perfect spring afternoon companion to all your outdoor lunches. When you're done, just throw it in the washing machine and reuse!

    orange, yellow and green fruity picnic blanket
    Target

    Promising review: "LOVE it! So easy to wash, and the color is great. I was worried that I would still feel grass wetness coming through, but we stay dry. I got the rainbow one and love the color. Price is good." —Jen

    Price: $20 (available in six styles)

    3. A citronella ceramic clay candle to add ambience and some scent to your outdoor dining experience. The two-toned design will go with a variety of patio designs.

    green and white candle
    Target

    Price: $12

    4. A fade- and water-resistant outdoor seat cushion to make hanging outside with a cocktail so much more comfy.

    Aqua cushion
    Target

    Promising review: "I have two little boys who are still perfecting their mealtime etiquette so I wanted something that would wash clean of yogurt and spaghetti sauce. I’ve washed them three times already in my washing machine and they still look brand new. Incredibly happy with this purchase!!" —ElleMS

    Price: $12 (available in five colors)

    5. An easy-clean geo block outdoor rug that'll bring modern style to your deck and keep your feet from burning on hot days.

    navy, aqua, and gray geometric rug
    Target

    Promising review: "Durable, easy to clean, weather/sun proof. Had it for two years in California summer sun. Looks like new!" —Mar

    Price: $70+ (available in two sizes and colors)

    6. A Weber kettle charcoal grill for your outdoor family barbecues. It's portable for moving from the front yard to the back and has a one-touch cleaning system.

    black and steel grill
    Target

    Promising review: "This is my second Weber. It took 12 years to wear the last one out. Great product." —Target reviewer

    Price: $99

    7. A Hearth & Hand speckled stoneware birdhouse with a wood perch. It's elegant, rust-resistant and you'll make friends with all the birds in your neighborhood in no time.

    Cream colored bird house
    Target

    Promising review: "This is a very nice birdhouse. It was larger than I thought it would be and made very well." —KLS

    Price: $19.99

    8. A self watering planter that'll keep your favorite plants alive and well. Plus, it'll add color to your porch!

    peach blush self-watering planter with green-leafed plant
    Target

    Promising review: "These are the best self-watering pots, and they’re a steal for the price. I’ve used all different sizes over the years of these self-watering pots from Target. You will love them." —a_rey

    Price: $3+ (available in three sizes and eight colors)

    9. A rocking chair with cushion. It'll make it much more fun to sit outside, and the acacia wood will hold up to the elements.

    Brown rocking chair with cream cushion and blue and white pillow by an aqua pool
    Target

    Promising review: "Easily put together, chair is comfortable too, I LOVE it and recommend highly." —Annie

    Price: $129.99

    10. A Threshold back pillow with green stripes and a soft fill. It's water- and fade-resistant and will add some serious contemporary detail to your outdoor seating. You'll never want to come inside!

    Green, pink, brown, and cream striped pillow
    Target

    Price: $35

    11. A cotton macramé chair swing, because reading on the porch should always be this comfy. The chair also has a built-in ring to adjust its height.

    Cream chair swing with teal pillow
    Target

    Promising review: "I bought some chain link at Lowe's to make it the right height (about 3 ft for each hook, and I'm 5'1"). You sink down in the chair so I'm actually using about 1.5 ft of chain on each side. I just bought another one after liking this one so much! Perfect price!" —Monetlelia

    Price: $59.99 (available in four colors)

    12. A string of incandescent outdoor lights for a nice nighttime atmosphere. Drink your chamomile tea, finish your book and relax.

    black outdoor lights
    Target

    Promising review: "Very happy with these. Easy to install. No issues at all. Three strings connected to cover our outdoor porch. We’ve had them up for over a month. Handled rain just fine. Would definitely buy again." —Target reviewer

    Price: $17 (available in two colors)

    13. A large steel iron watering can with top and side handles for afternoons you're dedicated to your garden. Keep those blooms alive!

    Green watering can on a gardening table
    Target

    Promising review: "I love the handle that moves, making this easy to use, and the sprinkle holes are tiny which makes for a very gentle watering great for seeds and seedlings. It holds a ton of water and feels sturdy but not too heavy." —m

    Price: $25

    14. A patio umbrella that'll add some fun to your decor. It's made from 100% recycled polyester which means it resists fading, repels water and it's easy to clean. Back porch picnic, anyone?

    blue, green, and coral umbrella
    Target

    Price: $90

    15. A bottle of Neutrogena ultra sheer dry-touch SPF, because you cannot stay outside without the proper protection! Since it's ultra-light, it won't weigh you down.

    model uses white, black and purple bottle of sunscreen
    Target

    Promising review: "Amazing! Simply amazing! This is possibly the best sunscreen out there. It goes on smoothly, has no white cast and dries quickly. It’s not oily throughout the day. The two-pack is a great deal too! Please don’t discontinue this!" —Rrb89

    Price: $7.99 (available in four SPF levels)

    16. A ceramic garden gnome that'll look super cute in your garden and give you a reason to hang outside all day. The bronze hat gives this lawn ornament a unique spin.

    white gnome with copper hat
    Target

    Promising review: "Very cute! Bigger than I thought it would be which is nice. I’ve received lots of compliments on it." —Mercy

    Price: $10+ (available in two sizes)

    17. A rattan outdoor basket to hold firewood, magazines, or blankets. Or you can get three — one to hold each! It'll add some texture to your space and the color will blend into any style.

    brown rattan basket with firewood
    Target

    Promising review: "I use it both inside and outside to store dog toys. Especially great of the toys are wet from rain. The material and openings in the basket allow air flow." —LaLa

    Price: $30 (available in two sizes)

    18. A Spalding NBA basketball hoop with a clear polycarbonate background for durability and good rebound. It's portable and adjustable to fit your exact needs.

    black, clear, and blue basketball hoop
    Target

    Promising review: "A very sturdy goal. Exceeded my expectations. Target delivered on time it was very accurate and professional. I will recommend this goal to anyone at that great price." —Target reviewer

    Price: $189.99

    19. A woven throw blanket just in case it gets cold while you're outside. It'll add color to your porch and the tassels at the edges add a little bit of fun!

    navy and cream stripe blanket
    Target

    Promising review: "Love this blanket. It’s light and soft and will be perfect for cool evenings on the porch. I like it so much that I ordered a second one so I won’t have to share." —Annie

    Price: $30

    20. A Hearth & Hand with Magnolia 10-piece kids' gardening set for when the kids want to help with the flowers. The tote bag will let you carry everything and it comes with wooden stakes with veggie and herb names.

    green, tan, blue and yellow gardening kit
    Target

    Promising review: "My 1.5 year old daughter has enjoyed being in the garden with me this season. She would try to lug my giant watering can around and so I figured I would try to find her a kids size set. Its such a high quality set!" —Brittany O.

    Price: $19.99

    21. A three-piece patio bistro set, so you don't have to enjoy brunch in your kitchen. It's a stylish addition to any porch and the oversized chairs mean you'll be able to lounge in comfort.

    Models sit in the tan bistro set
    Target

    Promising review: "Design is sleek, material is comfortable and well made. Perfect size for my balcony in Manhattan. Highly suggest this purchase." —Target reviewer

    Price: $449.99 (available in two colors)

    22. An organic mushroom growing kit because even if your backyard doesn't have enough space for a garden, you can still grow things!

    brown mushrooms growing from white and green box
    Target

    Promising review: "So much fun and grew like crazy! My 9-year-old thought it was super cool, and then we ate them." —Nikki B.

    Price: $19.99

    23. An iron side table with handcrafted and detailed cutouts. It's great for holding your water bottle, or a vase of your favorite flowers.

    a blue vase with cut outs around it
    Target

    Promising review: "I am using this for a trailing houseplant. The green pops against the navy and the entire stand feels very sturdy. I am using this inside and have had no issues with rust." —Aub

    Price: $39.99

    24. A copy of Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo so you can reread the entire trilogy on your patio after you finish the Netflix series. We love a strong, independent heroine!

    Green and gold cover of Shadow and Bone
    Target

    Price: $10.39

    25. A stainless steel water bottle that'll keep you hydrated and maybe even match your outfit. It's insulated so that your water won't get hot — and it's got a straw, which makes drinking so much more fun for some reason.

    pink and blue ombre water bottle
    Target

    Promising review: "I love how it keeps my water cold for a long time. I can’t say from experience that it stays cold for 12+ hrs because I’m drinking it much quicker, but I believe it. Good color selection; great quality." —Sncooke7

    Price: $21.99 (available in 11 colors)

    26. A New Day floppy straw hat to keep the sun out of your eyes so you can stay outside longer.

    a floppy hat
    Target

    Promising review: "I am undergoing chemo treatments for breast cancer and had to get a wide brimmed hat for staying out of the sun, per doctor's orders. This is cute and fun, and super affordable. I am not a "hat person," but I actually like it!" —Mom2lpmkab

    Price: $12

    27. A Sony portable wireless speaker that'll let you play your favorite songs anywhere you want. It's waterproof too, in case you get caught in any spring rainstorms.

    red sony wireless speaker
    Target

    Promising review: "Love this speaker! It’s small but sooo loud and the battery is amazing! 10/10." —vanessa

    Price: $39.99 (originally $59.99, available in three colors)

    28. A wine and cheese picnic basket, because both wine and cheese are definitely the most important parts of any picnic. It's got a lifetime guarantee and comes with a cutting board, cheese knife and more.

    tan and wicker picnic basket
    Target

    Price: $74.95

    29. A dishwasher-safe, silicone collapsible dog water bowl to make sure your pup has enough water to last through the day.

    gray dog bowl with silver clip
    Target

    Promising review: "LOVE this these bowls. They are so easy to collapse and have made it so much easier to bring our pup places. We just clip these bowls to our backpack or purse and off we go! They are also fairly durable too." —Lola22

    Price: $7.99

    30. A bottle of Repel plant-based bug spray because nothing ruins a night quicker than too many mosquitos. Plus this lemon, eucalyptus scent smells uh-maze-ing.

    yellow and green bottle of bug spray
    Target

    Promising review: "There are more expensive brands that aren’t as effective. I will always buy this repellent." —M33

    Price: $4.99

    31. And a Hearth & Hand croquet lawn game set perfect for a new kind of family game night. The storage rack has wheels for easy transportation and it's made from real wood.

    wooden game set with yellow, blue, navy, green, black and red balls
    Target

    Promising review: "Love the quality and look of it. Very classic and fun game to play with the family." —Vane2017

    Price: $99.99

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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