12 Tools To Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer

12 Tools To Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer

Bright suits, whistles, and SPF are just a few of the essentials for keeping your kids safe this summer. Safety can be a notsofun word for kids, so we’re keeping things fun around here. Here are the must-haves for a safe & happy summer.


  • Old School Whistle 1 of 12
    Old School Whistle
    Time to round the troops! This old school whistle will be a fun way to get everyone in the house for dinner and for little ones to let you know where they are. Tie different colored cords for each child and they'll love it.
    Available for $.99 each at Birthday Express
  • SunSignals Sensors 2 of 12
    SunSignals Sensors
    These Sunsignals Stickers take the guess work out of when you need to reapply sunscreen. They come in round shapes for you and sea creature stickers for the kids.
    Available in a pack of 6 for $1.99 each at Sunsignals Sensors
  • Bright Swimsuits Stand Out In A Crowd 3 of 12
    Bright Swimsuits Stand Out In A Crowd
    Be able to spot them in a crowd with these bright suits! I love this orange striped suit for girls and these bright trunks for boys.
    Available at
  • Bright Towels To Help You Keep Track Of Your Kids 4 of 12
    Bright Towels To Help You Keep Track Of Your Kids
    Bright towels will also help keep track of your little ones once they hit the shore. These towels from Garnet Hill are bright and pretty.
  • Speedo Holowonders Swim Goggles 5 of 12
    Speedo Holowonders Swim Goggles
    Keep eyes from stinging underwater with these crowd pleasing hologram goggles.
    Available for $11.25 at
  • Animal Swim Arm Bands 6 of 12
    Animal Swim Arm Bands
    These really fun animal swim arm bands will be a great way to keep kids afloat.
    Available for $2.37 per pair at Toysplash
  • Green Turtle Pool Alarm Wristbands 7 of 12
    Green Turtle Pool Alarm Wristbands
    Kids staying in a house with a pool can wear these turtle bands for extra peace of mind, if the bands are immersed in water an alarm will sound.
    Available for $79.99 at
  • AllerMates Allergy Wristbands 8 of 12
    AllerMates Allergy Wristbands
    For campers with food allergies, these bracelets from Allermate are the perfect way to let counselors know what they need to stay away from.
    Available for $6.99 at
  • Burt’s Bees Herbal Insect Repellent 9 of 12
    Burt's Bees Herbal Insect Repellent
    Keep the bugs away with this all-natural bug repellent from Burt's Bees.
    Available for $7.99 at
  • Kids Mineral Broad Spectrum SPF 30 10 of 12
    Kids Mineral Broad Spectrum SPF 30
    One of the biggest dangers of summer is sun poisoning. Protect your child's skin with this natural mineral sunscreen from Alba Botanica.
    Available for $10.99 at Alba Botanica
  • Child Flotation Vest 11 of 12
    Child Flotation Vest
    This life vest is a must for boat rides on the lake. This vest is made of deluxe vinyl and has large arm holes and a short length for greater mobility.
    Available for $59.99 at
  • Teva Kids Churn Water Shoes 12 of 12
    Teva Kids Churn Water Shoes
    Avoid slips on rocky beaches with these fun water shoes by Teva.

    Available for $55 at


Happy Summer!


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