Want to add some summertime fun to your own backyard? We’ve rounded up mid mod goodies from retro playhouses to ray guns that shoot water. If you don’t have an outdoor space, we’ve included some toys to bring the campgrounds inside.
We want one in adult-size please! This 1960s-style camper comes complete with retro kitchen and customizable license plate.
A mini modernist home for the kids. With clean lines and floor-to-ceiling windows, you can clearly see the architectural inspiration in this deluxe playhouse.
Looking for an entertaining outdoor activity this summer? Build your own adorable A-Frame playhouse with the help of this tutorial.
Fun times ahead with this creative modern playhouse, complete with twisty slide! A ladder leads to the shaded upper level and the functioning doors access the lower portion.
We’ll take a chocolate shake and some fries please! Kids might have to actively keep the adults out of this one—the retro diner features miniature booth seating, a counter and a “drive-up” window.
Race around the backyard in this dreamy pedal car, available in several retro color combinations!
Blast off! A reproduction of the 1962 AstroRay Blaster, this space-age shooter comes with four safe foam darts and even lights up.
This 1950s aluminum tricycle looks straight out of the midcentury (because it is)!
Your kids may not get to cruise around Italy this summer, but they can certainly zip around the yard in style with this retro scooter.
This set of lacquered beechwood pins and 2 balls will transform your backyard into the best retro bowling alley in the neighborhood.
Have a space-age adventure with these retro ray guns that shoot water! Can you defeat the aliens at Space Station 7 before they implement “Plan 9”?!
Dodge asteroids in this atomic-style push car, complete with astronaut and space sounds.
Cool off in style with this bright pool, reminiscent of a classic lawn flamingo. Kids, make sure your parents leave some room for you!
No Backyard? No Problem!
Bring those summertime nights indoors with these campground picks.
An indoor-safe fire for instant camping fun. Just don’t tell too many ghost stories!
Road trip right at home in tyke sized this canvas camper.
BBQ indoors with this wooden play set that even comes with vegetarian options. The cleverly designed food items appear “uncooked” on one side then perfectly grilled on the other. The whole set comes in a sturdy box that doubles as a play barbeque.
In the mood for more retro toy shopping? Check out this post.