10 Best Beach Toys In 2021

For this post, I have put together a collection of the best beach toys currently available. You can also see my top picks for all beach accessories.

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What’s more memorable than a fun day at the beach?

We’ve found some of the best beach toys for kids, toddlers and adults to keep everyone happy and entertained.

And if you can’t get to the beach, check out out buyer’s guides to the best outdoor toys where you will find sandpits and sand and water tables, so you can recreate the fun at home!

Planning a family trip to the beach? See our top picks for the best beach umbrella and girls swimwear.

Let’s get going!

Best Beach Toys For Toddlers

Melissa & Doug Seaside Sidekicks Sand-and-Water Sifting Funnel

  • Kids can pour water or sand through this tower of sea creatures.
  • Watch as the layers funnel, tip, spin and sift.
  • With a convenient carry handle so it’s easy to take to the beach.
  • Made of sturdy plastic in bright, fade-resistant colours.
  • Little ones can use this sand drilling toy to create tunnels or drill looking for water in sand.
  • Designed for play indoors and out, in sandpits at home or in school & even down the beach!
  • Perfect size for little hands!
  • Age 36+ months.
  • Excellent reviews. From 329 ratings 82% of buyers gave this 4-5 stars.

Quut Ballo Beach Bucket

  • This clever ball shaped bucket is perfect for kids to collect sea water without spilling so ideal for little hands.
  • Ideal for sandcastle building.
  • Perfect for toddlers as the spherical shape results in minimal spills.
  • BPA, phthalate, latex free & recyclable.
  • Available in colours; Anthracite Grey, Blue Vintage, Lagoon Green and Rose Corail.
  • Check out our buyer’s guide to the best bucket and spade sets.

Best Beach Toys For Kids

Gowi Toys Drill and Screw Head

  • Little ones can use this sand drilling toy to create tunnels or drill looking for water in sand.
  • Designed for play indoors and out, in sandpits at home or in school & even down the beach.
  • A good size for little hands.
  • Lightweight and easily portable.
  • Age 12+ months.
  • Good reviews so far. From 2 ratings 100% of buyers gave this 4-5 stars.

Quut Eduplay ”Cuppi”

  • This clever toy functions as a shovel, sieve and ball catcher game.
  • Kids can sieve and scoop sand or water.
  • Made from eco-friendly recyclable materials.
  • Age 1+ years.
  • Available in multi-colour or rose corail.
  • Good reviews so far. From 4 ratings 100% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Simba Ice Cream Beach Set

  • Let their imaginations run wild and serve up some sand ice creams.
  • Kids can build their very own creations with the large plastic ice cream spoon and cones.
  • Pack includes 1 large ice cream spoon and 5 ice cream cones in bright colours.
  • Suitable for 3+.
  • Fab reviews. From 1,122 ratings 82% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

B. Ready Beach Bag

  • The ultimate beach toys set for a little one.
  • Set contains bucket, rake, shovel, groovy grips, 4 funky sand moulds, mini monster truck, watering can, sand sifter, spinning wheel, carry bag with handle.
  • The carry bag has a mesh bottom so that any sand and water will disperse.
  • Good reviews. From 10 ratings 72% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Intex Joy Riders Surf Beach Toy

  • This inflatable body board is great for little ones who want to try out ‘surfing’.
  • Brightly colours with cool graphics.
  • With two handles to hold onto for stability.
  • Available in red or orange. 
  • Suitable for ages 6+.
  • Includes repair patch.
  • Brilliant reviews. From 1,675 ratings 83% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.
  • Check out our buyer’s guide to the best body boards.

Best Beach Toys For Adults

Intex Beach Ball

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  • The classic beach toy! A glossy panel inflatable ball keeps kids of all ages entertained on the beach or in the water.
  • Ideal for group play.
  • Large 24” ball.
  • Suitable for 3 years and up.
  • Plenty of excellent reviews. From 2,118 ratings 70% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

ZoomSky 2 Pack Kites

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  • The beach breeze makes for perfect kite flying conditions.
  • 2 pack of kites in rainbow delta design and red mollusc octopus with long colourful tail.
  • 100 metre kite string and easy-grip handles.
  • Made of nylon fabric and strong and flexible fibre glass rods.
  • Easy to assemble.
  • Kids and adults will enjoy flying these kites.
  • Great reviews. From 1,024 ratings 85% of buyers gave this 4-5 stars.

Phlat Ball V4

  • This clever toy flattens into a 9-inch flying disc and transforms into a 6-inch ball when thrown.
  • With a comfortable grip for easy play.
  • Flat pack transforming ball which is portable.
  • For ages 6+.
  • A fresh new design with cool colours and spider design!
  • Good reviews. From 818 ratings 69% of buyers gave this 4-5 stars.

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How Can Sand And Water Play Benefit Children?

  • It can help them to understand the natural world and learn how sand and water behave.
  • It can help to develop their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Digging and sifting sand and pouring water will encourage children to use their muscles.
  • Sand and water play can stimulate kids imaginations and help them to create stories through role play. e.g. Pirates and Mermaids.
  • It is also a good way to incorporate some learning through discovering which items float and sink.
  • Sand and water play can be very calming, meaning that it is an excellent activity for children.

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