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<b>1. Argos Football Goal</b>

£19.99, argos.co.uk

This 7ft x 5ft, no-nonsense, affordable metal football goal is perfect for practice at home. It includes a three-ply white net and ground pegs for added stability.

<b>1. Argos Football Goal</b> £19.99, argos.co.uk This 7ft x 5ft, no-nonsense, affordable metal football goal is perfect for practice at home. It includes a three-ply white net and ground pegs for added stability.

&lt;b&gt;2. Step 2 Sandbox&lt;/b&gt;

£99.91, tesco.com

Here's a snappy number! This crab-shaped sandbox has a lid to protect the sand from pets and rain. It has two &quot;claw&quot; seats and can be used as a paddling pool.

<b>2. Step 2 Sandbox</b> £99.91, tesco.com Here's a snappy number! This crab-shaped sandbox has a lid to protect the sand from pets and rain. It has two "claw" seats and can be used as a paddling pool.

&lt;b&gt;3. Smoby Adventure Tower&lt;/b&gt;

£199.99, elc.co.uk

Inspire active adventures with this tower from Smoby, including platform, ladder, slide tunnel and climbing wall. You can even put the slide into a paddling pool.

<b>3. Smoby Adventure Tower</b> £199.99, elc.co.uk Inspire active adventures with this tower from Smoby, including platform, ladder, slide tunnel and climbing wall. You can even put the slide into a paddling pool.

&lt;b&gt;4. Toys R Us Trampoline&lt;/b&gt;

£79.99, toysrus.co.uk

A great value trampoline ideal for smaller gardens. It's good for kids of all ages and boasts galvanised steel inside and out for rust-free protection and increased strength.

<b>4. Toys R Us Trampoline</b> £79.99, toysrus.co.uk A great value trampoline ideal for smaller gardens. It's good for kids of all ages and boasts galvanised steel inside and out for rust-free protection and increased strength.

&lt;b&gt;5. Early Learning Centre Swing and Glider&lt;/b&gt;

£50, elc.co.uk

This brightly coloured swing set features a strong metal frame with a height-adjustable rope swing and two-person &quot;glider-rider&quot;.

<b>5. Early Learning Centre Swing and Glider</b> £50, elc.co.uk This brightly coloured swing set features a strong metal frame with a height-adjustable rope swing and two-person "glider-rider".

&lt;b&gt;6. Little Tikes Cozy Cab&lt;/b&gt;

£43.99, mothercare.com

A fantastic outdoor toy, this new model in the Cozy Coupes range is available in black or yellow and comes with stickers so little ones can personalise their vehicle.

<b>6. Little Tikes Cozy Cab</b> £43.99, mothercare.com A fantastic outdoor toy, this new model in the Cozy Coupes range is available in black or yellow and comes with stickers so little ones can personalise their vehicle.

&lt;b&gt;7. TP Toymonster Monkey Bars&lt;/b&gt;

£99.99, tptoys.com

A climbing frame that is sturdy, compact and easy to put together. Children can make it into a tent, use it to play pirates or simply climb and swing.

<b>7. TP Toymonster Monkey Bars</b> £99.99, tptoys.com A climbing frame that is sturdy, compact and easy to put together. Children can make it into a tent, use it to play pirates or simply climb and swing.

&lt;b&gt;8. Science Museum Space Hopper&lt;/b&gt;

£20, sciencemuseumstore.co.uk

Never has a space hopper bounded and bounced as high as this monster. It's a third bigger than most of its hopping rivals.

<b>8. Science Museum Space Hopper</b> £20, sciencemuseumstore.co.uk Never has a space hopper bounded and bounced as high as this monster. It's a third bigger than most of its hopping rivals.

&lt;b&gt;9. Plum Kudu&lt;/b&gt;

£899, plumproducts.com

There is no getting round it, this costs a fortune. But if you do have the cash, it's the crème-de-la-crème of play equipment, being so comprehensive and robust.

<b>9. Plum Kudu</b> £899, plumproducts.com There is no getting round it, this costs a fortune. But if you do have the cash, it's the crème-de-la-crème of play equipment, being so comprehensive and robust.

&lt;b&gt;10. Mookie Swingball&lt;/b&gt;

£19.99, amazon.co.uk

The Swingball's a great way to develop hand-eye co-ordination in younger players, as well as being ideal to play as a family. Simply fill the base with sand or water.

<b>10. Mookie Swingball</b> £19.99, amazon.co.uk The Swingball's a great way to develop hand-eye co-ordination in younger players, as well as being ideal to play as a family. Simply fill the base with sand or water.

<b>1. Argos Football Goal</b> £19.99, argos.co.uk This 7ft x 5ft, no-nonsense, affordable metal football goal is perfect for practice at home. It includes a three-ply white net and ground pegs for added stability.

From the bounciest bouncers to cool slides and outdoor vehicles toddlers love, here is a great selection of fun.

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Belfast Telegraph