20 Popular Outdoor Gifts For Kids They’ll Refuse To Put Away

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Who says you have to wait until they’re older to go out on adventures?

These outdoor gifts for kids will equip them to take on the trails right alongside you, and look adorable too!

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The 20 Best Outdoor Gifts For Kids They’ll Refuse To Put Away!

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Columbia Steens Snap Fleece Pullover ($25)

Durable enough for daily wear and warm enough for the trails, this Patagonia snap fleece pullover is the perfect outdoorsy gift for kids. It comes in an array of colors to fit your little one’s growing personality, and two hand pockets to fill with trail treasures like rocks and leaves.


Back Seat ORganizer ($23.99)

Your backseat passengers will love you for this road trip gift! This back seat organizer comes with two drink pockets, one clear velcro sleeve, and two deep storage pockets at the bottom. It can hold everything you need to keep your passengers entertained the entire way!


Gear Aid Tenacious Tape Patch Repair ($9.95)

Stop rips in their tracks with these fun gear patch shapes! From sasquatch to squirrels, you’ll actually have fun dealing with jacket holes and damaged gear. No ironing or seeing is necessary – just peel and stick to make your gear go as new.


Nite Ize SpotLit LED Carabiner Light ($9.50)

Never lose anything in the dark ever again! These Nite Ize SpotLt LED Carabiners are easy to attach to anything you need to keep track of in low-light situations. Attach it to anything with a hook or zipper, like a child’s coat, dog collar, or a set of keys to keep them safe in the dark. They also light up in different colors!


ENO Double Nested Printed Hammock ($79.95)

Nothing is cooler than a kid on vacation with their own hammock! These Double Nested Printed Hammocks by ENO come in so many fun colors and are ideal for keeping kids occupied on camping trips. Don’t forget to buy the straps too – they come sold separately!


Junior Ranger National Park Passport Book ($14.95)

The Junior Ranger National Park Passport book is the perfect companion for kids when exploring the national parks! They can learn about each park, collect stamps, and explore ways to protect and preserve their favorite spots. Full of beautiful illustrations and a national park sticker set, this will be your go-to book for exploring the parks together.


BioLite Alpenglow 250 Lantern ($59.99)

The BioLite Alpenglow 250 Lantern is the perfect outdoorsy gift for kids that will light up any living room blanket fort! This portable light is the perfect size for small hands, giving them the independence to build and customize their own space. From warm natural light, a flickering campfire setting, and a wide array of colors, this lantern will allow them to use their imagination both at home and outside!


Bern Nino 2.0 Kid’s Helmet ($70)

Give the gift of adventure! This no-fuss fit is perfect for little cyclists and comes in a wide array of colors to match their personalities. With compression mold pads, a flip visor, and stretchy elastic straps, it provides a comfy fit every time!


REI Co-Op Mountain Sees Graphic Hat ($19.95)

Fun colorful beanies are the perfect outdoor gifts for kids who can’t get enough of the snow! Spot them easily with the REI Co-Op Mountain Sees Graphic Hat. It comes with a fun, colorful pom-pom and is machine washable for easy cleanup after a fun day outside.


Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket ($99)

Water-resistant, wind-blocking, and insulated for extra warmth, the Patagonia Nano Puff for kids will be the coat they wear all winter! The lightweight quilted pattern makes it wearable as-is, but they can also use it as a mid-layer for extra warmth (like out on the ski slopes).


REI All-Season Tech Comp Gloves ($22.95)

Tech is becoming a greater part of our lives, and our kids’ lives too! These cozy and grippy gloves are screen-compatible, which means they can stay in touch with you and interact with devices, all while keeping their hands warm.


Deuter Kid Comfort Child Carrier ($315)

This award-winning child carrier by Deuter proves that you don’t have to wait to take the whole family on an adventure! From versatility and ventilation, this carrier is highly customizable to optimize the comfort of the wearer and the child.


REI Co-Op Tarn 12 Backpack ($39.95)

The REI Tarn 12 is a fully functioning hiking backpack, perfectly sized for kiddos! With adjustable straps, buckles, and lots of pockets, it will give your little one independence and long-term comfort when hitting the trails as a family.


Teva ReEmber Slip-On Shoes ($54.95)

Our absolute favorite slip-on camp shoes come in kid sizes! Made with recycled materials, the Teva ReEmber Slip-Ons are eco-friendly and come in fun patchwork style colors. The collapsible heel can easily be worn as slides or tucked up to keep your feet nice and snug in the shoe.


Morrison Outdoors Little Mo 40 Sleeping Bag ($84.95)

Take your little one camping with the Little Mo 40 sleeping bag! This high-loft synthetic insulation-filled bag meets all the AAP safe sleep guidelines, and easy double zips make changing diapers a breeze (They don’t even have to get out of the bag!) The open-close sleeves and foot room makes gives the perfect combination of freedom to move and snug cozy cuddles.


Columbia Snuggly Bunny Snow Suit ($65)

For maximum time spent outside with maximum warmth, the Columbia Snuggly Bunny Snow Suit is perfect for kiddos who are 3-6 months. It’s lined with super soft microfleece on the inside, and has a water-repellent shell on the outside. Fold-over hand and feet cuffs make it easy to keep the warmth in!


Black Diamond Wiz Headlamp Kids ($29.95)

Black Diamond thought of everything when putting together this Wiz Headlamp for kids. It can fit right side up or upside down, with kid-friendly adjustable and breakaway straps. It also shuts off after 2 hours, so you won’t have to forget about a dead battery after day 1 of your camping trip!


REI Co-Op Camp Chair ($29.95)

This sturdy, kid-friendly camp chair by REI will let them join you by the fire! The chair has its own cup holder for hot cocoa, and can easily be put away and carried (It’s 4lbs) by your little ones.


Kindercone 25 Sleeping Bag ($69.95)

REI Co-Op Kindercone 25 is the warmest sleeping bag they have, for those chilly nights in the mountains with the whole family! The adjustable bottom can be cinched up to bundle up smaller kids, but can be extended as they grow! This is a great, long-lasting sleeping bag for kids.


HydroFlask Kid’s Wide Mouth Bottle 12 oz ($29.95)

This Hydro Flask 12oz bottle is just the right size for your little adventurer, with an easy sipping straw lid and grippy texture to make it easy to use. It keeps beverages icy cold for 24 hours, so you can count on this bottle for a good refresh on a hot day.



What are some outdoor gifts for kids you are giving to someone this holiday season? Let us know in the comments below!

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