it's hard to beat a bit of pottering in the garden...digging in dirt, sprinkling with water, sweeping and transporting makes for a very happy playtime...and lots of fresh air and physical play means that the kids are sure to sleep well (bonus!)

children's gardening toys kid's toddler trowel spade bucket watering can rake wheelbarrow duck metal plastic gift set

1/ pink childrens wheelbarrow, £29.99, spotty green frog
2/ toddlers hand trowel, £1.50, garden gear
3/ child's garden watering can, £9, great little trading company
4/ child's blue garden brush, £4.95, dotcomgiftshop
5/ ring o roses kids gardening tools, £12, jamie oliver
6/ coloured bucket, £7.50, bird kids
7/ duck watering can, £5.99, kidsen
8/ garden set, £14.50, funky moose *for 10% off enter FMBSF at the checkout*
9/ darlac kids hand toools and kneeler, £5.95, garden gear