Looking for the perfect birthday gift or simply trying to prepare for two full months of having the kids at home?
We’ve got you covered with our favourite finds that are sure to keep kids of all ages busy both indoors and outdoors, all summer long!
1. Reusable water balloons – Water balloons are a summer classic but not exactly environmentally friendly. Those little pieces of latex get everywhere and pose a risk to wildlife and waterways. Thankfully, reusable solutions offer the fun of a water balloon fight minus the ethical conundrum. Find a 50-piece, latex-free, absorbent fabric ‘water balloons’ pack here or try these very cool self-sealing silicone reusable water balloons for that authentic water balloon-fight experience!
2. Non-slip splash pad that’s safe for pups and kids – Currently a top-seller on Amazon, this non-slip splash pad is designed with a thick, durable bottom, making it the perfect place for kids and their family pups to cool-off during the heat of summer!
3. Air rocket – This Air Rocket from National Geographic shoots 30+ metres high and is equipped with soft foam tips to ensure kids stay safe while playing. Special LED lights that can be turned on and off also make them a fun toy for camping or a stay-up-late toy for long summer nights.
4. Fort-building kit – Building a fort is the perfect way to pass a summer afternoon but the creative chaos can quickly rearrange the entire house. Creative Forts takes fort building to a whole new level with a 130-piece kit. Forty-four kid-safe ball joints and 86 rods let your kids explore their creative engineering skills … and if they want to take it to the next level, this kit even glows in the dark!
5. Portable bubble machine – For the bubble-obsessed child ,an automatic bubble machine is a parent’s best friend! It also makes a fun accessory to have on hand for birthday parties and family get-togethers. KINDIARY Automatic Bubble Blower can be plugged in at home, or go portable with a battery option – the perfect companion for picnics in the park or sunny afternoons at the beach!
6. Giant bubble wand – The only thing better than bubbles are giant bubbles! Sure to delight even the older kids, these over-sized bubbles are fun to make and fun to chase. This comes with three different options to explore and try out. Just don’t forget some Special Giant Bubble Solution to get the most from the experience!
7. The magic of water – Interactive tables offer endless opportunities for sensory play and early learning opportunities. Step2’s Rain Showers Splash Pond Water Table is easily a top contender for best water table of 2023. A No. 1 bestseller on Amazon, this table offers some nifty features and a full accessory kit with everything your toddler could need, from buckets to rearrangeable water maze pieces. The Magic Flower water table from Little Tikes is sure to keep your little gardener captivated with its many magical features. Also from Little Tikes, the interactive Flowin’Fun Water Table offers endless configurations with 13 interchangeable pipes and faucets. Connect the garden hose and watch them delight in the cascading water or have them use the accessories and pour the water from the top to see how it flows through their own waterworks creation!