Updated March 25, 2019 by Joseph Perry

The 10 Best Playground Ball Sets

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We spent 23 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top picks for this wiki. You've seen how rough adults at the gym can be on the equipment. Multiply that by a hundred and you have some idea of the wear and tear children can subject their toys to. You need quality playground balls to keep kids entertained and to encourage physical activity, which is why we found long-lasting sets that have a good bounce and come in colors youngsters will appreciate. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best playground ball set on Amazon.

10. Crown Sporting Goods SBAL-001

9. ToysOpoly Set

8. Champion Sports RSPGSET

7. Mac-T Easy Grip

6. AppleRound Set

5. GoSports PB

4. Franklin Sports Classics

3. Eduball Indoor/Outdoor

2. S&S Worldwide Spectrum Koogle

1. GoSports Elephant Skin

Editor's Notes

March 23, 2019:

These are just as vital a piece of playground equipment as is the big toy and basketball hoops. Kids love the bounce, the texture, and the softness of a good ball so we made our selections with these characteristics in mind. We were especially pleased to find the Franklin Sports variety, which claim to be the ones you remember and love. We also removed a few models due to concerns about their availability.


Joseph Perry
Last updated on March 25, 2019 by Joseph Perry

An avid reader and outdoors enthusiast, Joe earned his doctorate in literary studies before making the lateral leap from academia to technical writing. He now lives and works in the inter-mountain West where he creates technical and marketing content, including white papers, solution briefs, and courseware for some of the world’s largest information technology companies. With more than 14 years of experience in the field, he has learned more than he ever thought he would know about such enterprise IT topics as cloud computing, storage, databases, business software, and networking. When he’s not writing about business computing, he can be found outdoors, probably hiking with his family and dog.


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