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8 Tips to Make Summer Time a Fun Time for Your Kids

8 Tips to Make Summer Time a Fun Time for Your Kids

Summer is knocking at the door and kids are excited to head out into the summer sun. These are the carefree times during which kids enjoy outdoor activities, visit the beach or swimming pool and hang around with friends. While summer days come with countless opportunities are loads of fun, it’s also important to keep your kids safe from the sun’s harmful UV rays by choose right sunscreen and protective summer clothing.

Let your kids enjoy and relax on warm summer days with amazing outdoor activities, exercise, and imaginative games. Here are 8 tips to make summertime a fun time for your kids. 

1. Apply Sunscreen

Sunscreen is a must for kids during summer to keep them safe from harmful UVA (skin cancer) and UVB (sunburn) rays. Apply the sunscreen lotion 30 minutes before the kids head out into the sun. Choose the sunscreen that is water and sweat resistant. There are many kid-friendly sunscreen options on the market today, make sure the sunscreen has no oxibenzone or aerosols, and it should be paraben-free.

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2. Get your Kids Cooling Vests

Extreme heat and heat sensitivity can ruin the summer time for children. The Cooling Vest for kids can be used during relaxation time or outdoor activities to keep their body temperature regulated. They keep them cool at a safe and comfortable temperature of 58 degrees Fahrenheit. The lightweight and durable cooling vests from Polar Products have adjustable hook and loop straps at the chest, waist and shoulders for a snug, comfortable and customized fit.  

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3. Buy Swing Set

Swings keep children calm, engaged and they always come back for more. They create a safe and fun environment to meet your child needs at any age level. The smooth, swaying motion of swings is soothing and helps kids relax and unwind. Swinging is healthy activity and is a component of Sensory Integration therapy. Schools have long used swings to address vestibular sensory integration to assists children in being able to process sensory input and achieve developmental milestones.

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4. Gift them Beach Tents

On your next beach trip with kids have a fun “fort” with a beach pop-up tent to let your little one's imaginations run wild. The Beach Tent help kids relax, protect the privacy and provide shelter from the sun, especially during mid-day when the sun’s rays are the strongest. The beach tents make an amazing gift for kids during birthdays and holidays. 

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5. Get them Excited with Water Toys

Beat the summer heat with fun and engaging water toys. Kids can enjoy hours of excitement whether they are at a beach, lake or swimming pool with pool games and water toys. They are not only fun but also a great way to help children build water confidence and assist them in learning to swim. The pool and beach volleyball game is perfect for pool parties of children and adults alike. 

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6. Encourage Outdoor Activity

Appealing outdoor activities motivate the kids to play outside instead of watching TV and playing video games all the time. Apart from being fun outdoor games and activities help children develop strength, balance, and coordination. Children typically acquire gross motor skills through crawling, walking, jumping, balancing, dancing and other engaging outdoor games. There are special toys for children to help them bounce, jump, climb and balance with ease. 

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7. Make Learning Fun

This summer, you can create a fun learning environment for your kids with a variety of skill-oriented games for children of all ages. Educational toys help children sharpen the minds and making them learn as they play with blocks, puzzles, tiles, shapes and more. Pretend toys and plush toys are known to help children develop cognitive skills.

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8. Travel with Pediatric Baby Stroller

If you enjoy spending summer time outside with your little one, Beach Pediatric Baby Stroller with Hood is the best choice. It’s anti-absorbent and UV resistant seating allows the child to stay comfortable while parents jog on the beach. Pediatric folding Baby Strollers are perfect for family summer vacation, whether it is a road trip to grandma’s house or a travel to an overseas destination. Special Tomato Jogger Stroller is an easy to use, lightweight jogging stroller that is easy for parents to maneuver. It features easy to fold frame, just fold the pushchair, release the tires and the stroller becomes so compact, it fits into most any trunk or SUV. 

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