9 Kiddie Must-Haves for Fun in the Sun
THEY'RE GONNA FLIP!
Whether strolling sandy shores or enjoying a summer soiree (make that play date!), your pretty-in-pink princess will love perfecting her walk in The Children's Place's Hibiscus Flip Flops. As for your on-the-go tyke, he's sure to make waves in his own surfboard-printed pair.
Buy It Now! The Children’s Place Hibiscus Flip Flops, $3, childrensplace.com
Quit bugging me! With BabyLegs's BabyNoBugs, your outdoor explorer won't have to say it twice. Designed to be worn on the arms or legs, the comfy slip-ons have been pre-treated with Insect Shield to keep persistent pests away. Best of all? The built-in protection lasts for up to 70 washings.
Buy It Now! BabyLegs BabyNoBugs, $15, babylegs.com
Sarah Jessica Parker’s twins Tabitha and Loretta are fans of these peepers (designed by an F-18 fighter pilot!), which shield against UVA and UVB rays. The BPA-free flexible rubber frame (available in 10 colors from rockstar red to beachy blue) means it’s safe to gnaw, twist or bend.
Buy It Now! Babiators, $19.99, babiators.com
They've got the cutest little baby face! Shield it from the sun with Zutano's Froggies Baby Sun Hat. Lined with buttery-soft cotton and featuring a cute frog-themed fabric, little ones will be ready to hop outside for a day of play.
Buy It Now! Zutano Froggies Baby Sun Hat, $17.50, zutano.com
She'll be riding the waves (at least in the kiddie pool) in Carter's adorable Striped Swimsuit. Adorned with plenty of girlie detailing – check out those ruffles! – the orange one-piece offers built-in protection from the sun's harmful rays.
Buy It Now! Carter’s Striped Swimsuit, $14, carters.com
Made in the shade! Your little hipster will be the coolest kid on the block in a pair of Very French Gangster's sunglasses. A spin on their adult couture specs in pint-size packaging (think ultra-stylish tortoiseshell frames), these new sunnies for ages 3 to 10 are definitely a splurge for your trendsetting tot – we’re bound to spot these styles on celeb kids this summer.
Buy It Now! Very French Gangster’s sunglasses, $124, littlefashiongallery.com.
Teach them to love (and care!) for the skin they're in with UV Skinz Sun Apparel. Offering up to 50 SPF protection, everything from the bucket-style hats to the kid-friendly rash guards allow your kids to safely soak up the sun.
Buy It Now! UV Skinz Sun Set, $31, uvskinz.com.
Nothing like having a furry friend to keep you warm after a dip in the pool. The lions, tigers and bears (oh my!), on ZOOCCHINI's Hooded Towels are the cozy choice for your party animal.
Buy It Now! ZOOCCHINI Hooded Towels, $32, zoocchini.com
Your babe will be feeling blue after a quick rub-down with Avon's Skin So Soft Bug Guard Plus SPF 30. But don't worry – as the lotion dries, the blue-tinted cream fades, leaving them shielded from both the sun and a sea of bugs.
Buy It Now! Avon Skin So Soft Bug Guard Plus SPF 30, $14, shop.avon.com