Looking for some new gear to amp up your next snow day? We’ve got you covered. From snowboards that work in your backyard to classics with a modern twist, peek through our album below for the best sleds and tubes to try out this winter season.

Arctic Slider

We're already sold on the adorable polar bear, penguin and fox designs on this new sled from Wham-O, but your kids will especially like how fast they'll be sliding down the hill. 

Available at walmart.com, $24.69. 


Double the Fun

It’s double the action, double the fun with this brightly colored snow tube from Kwik Tek. Made from heavy-gauge 6P PVC, it also has heat-sealed seams to protect from the winter elements. There’s a safety valve for easy inflation and sturdy handles that allow for a strong grip.

Available at hayneedle.com, $25.99.

Get Your Kicks

This cool snowboard/kick scooter/sled is a win-win when it comes to easy outdoor play. It’s light, folds up in a flash and comes in four different colors. It can also be used on the grass!

Available at amazon.com, $36.99.

One for the Snowbirds

So you can’t be a snowbird and escape the cold winter months. No worries, just bring the tropical fun to your crew with a flamingo snow tube. This fun version is made from a thick, raft-grade non-phthalates material and the bright colors stand out in the snow. Not to mention it’s totally Instagrammable!

Available at amazon.com, $29.99.

Simple Shredding

Got a little snow shredder at home? Let her learn without having to hit the slopes with a Sledsterz board from Geospace. You don’t have to buy bindings, it’s shaped to go fast on neighborhood hills, and it’s made from a sturdy polymer, which means you can pass it down from one snow bunny to the next. Choose from green, blue or red.

Available at amazon.com, $39.99.

Air Thunder Snowboogie

The Wham-O snowboogie not only comes in bold graphics, but the handles can be used like a backpack, which makes getting back up the hill a breeze. 

Available at acehardware.com, $24.99.

Fitted with a steering wheel and handbrakes, the car/truck/motorcycle-loving set will get a kick out of this sled that they can “drive” through the snow. The sleek racer also comes with a pull cord, just in case you need to reign in your pint-sized speedster.

Available online at amazon.com, $51.21.

Sonic Snow Tube

There's nothing quite like a classic snow tube, and this one from L.L. Bean is a splurge-worthy snow toy every kid will love. The rugged shell, which comes in four different prints, helps to protect from punctures, and the semirigid polyethylene base will last for years. 

Available at llbean.com, $119. 

Lunch Tray Sled

Did you ever use a lunch tray as a sled when you were a kid? Share your childhood memories with your little ones with the Airhead Lunch Tray Snow Sled. It's small and compact, which is perfect for even the tiniest sledders in the family. 

Available at target.com, $6.29.

Magic Carpet Rides

The perfect travel companion, this toboggan folds up for easy grab-and-go sledding by kids and adults ages 4 & up. Who says snow toys have to be bulky? 

Available online at amazon.com, $7.99.

Ride the Railz

If the sledding pro at your house is looking to take her sport to the next level, check out the Railz Snow Scooter. The mini skis are attached to a standard scooter design, it’ll be a real balancing act to get this baby down the hill. 

Available online at amazon.com, $69.99.

Take a Walk

Winter walks take on a whole new meaning with this flexible flyer collapsible toddler sleigh. It’s got stainless steel runners to make walking in the snow a breeze, the handle has a foam covering which makes it easy to push and there’s even a safety belt for the tiniest member of your crew.

Available at target.com, $99.99.

—Ayren Jackson-Cannady

featured photo: Cooper Le on Unsplash

Editor’s Note: At the time of publication, all items were available for purchase. 

All images courtesy retailers.