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Kids and parents have been waiting for summer all year long because summer and playtime are one in the same. Time to kick off their shoes, lay back, and play. Summer means no early mornings, no long days of school, and summer vacations – beach vacations! It is time to spruce up those old sand toys with some of the hottest toys of the season. Check out our latest Summer Toy Review with Playmobil’s newest line of trucks made for fun in the sun.

Sand play is a favorite summer pastime. The Dump Truck and Excavator from Playmobil are perfect for your little truck lovers summer fun. Dig trenches, haul dirt, explore, and create. Both toys come with figures that can serve as drivers. These toys will help stimulate the imagination and lead to hours of fun, whether it be on the beach, sandbox, or in the backyard.


Playmobil Dump Truck

This truck is made to cruise around in the sun.  The truck bed slides on and off to make the perfect bucket for digging or as a mold to build castles. The white tray is removable for sand sieving. The ramps are removable as well and serve as guides for your truck or bridges over moats. All in all, it is the perfect truck for all your sand hauling needs.

Playmobil Excavator

What is better than digging sand on the beach? An Excavator made for just that! The shovel can be removed to shovel sand all on its own or slide into two positions on the vehicle’s body.  The removable flag situated atop your castle allows you to lay claim to your castle. Your child will love this excavator and will be having fun and singing “I’m an excavator- Hey, dirt see you later!”

Why Playmobil?

Playmobil is iconic in the realm of children’s toys. They are durable, fun, and versatile, allowing for all kinds of imaginative play. They are also award-winning toys that are loved and favored by parents and teachers alike. Playmobil prides themselves on being both toys that are used in play but also allow for manipulation into the world of learning. They are constantly developing new toys to encourage the love of play and thus stimulate learning.


Dump Truck | Excavator


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