Coolest Products For Kids This Summer
- All Ages
They say it’s going to be a long hot summer. Find some respite with these cool new products designed to make your kids feel good - and look good too.
Is it a summer battle to get sunscreen on your active, outdoorsy kids? We have the coolest repellent for harmful UV rays that your kids will actually want to wear! Crazy Arms ($27.50 a pair) are UPF 50+ breathable sleeves that can be worn with t-shirts to protect exposed arms during outdoor play. Designed and made in Australia by three dads who have experienced the daily battle of getting their kids to wear sunscreen - the mess, and then further battles interrupting some ‘important business’ to reapply every couple of hours. They come in a range of patterns including dinosaurs, graphic skulls, unicorns, sailors, stripes and more, as well as plain colours for sport and school.
Bunch O Balloons Water Slide Wipeout
Get a double dose of some of our favourite summer pastimes in one cool ride! The Bunch O Balloons Water Slide Wipeout delivers the thrills and spills of a water slide with the crazy excitement of a water balloon battle. Keep your cool on those stinking hot days with hours of wet and wild action. Bunch O Balloons are super fast filling - you’ll have 100 Water Balloons ready to go in 60 seconds. Plus they are self-sealing, so no more pesky tying! The balloons are made from natural latex rubber and stems and O Rings are 100% recyclable. There are 200+ water balloons in the pack for bucket loads of fun in the sun and from only $29 it’s a great value gift.
The ultimate gift that keeps giving, a Springfree trampoline will keep kids jumping all summer (and all year round) in the best possible way! Big on safety, Springfree is leading the way with its innovative design that looks cool and delivers some serious bounce. Made for endless activity, they are built to last and covered by a 10-year warranty on all components. Plus, you can choose from a range of sizes to fit your kids and your backyard. Spring into action and your kids will be jumping for joy! An investment in family fun from $899.
Sunny Life Luxe Inflatable Tropical Volley Ball Set
Nothing says summer like a Sunny Life inflatable and we’re going troppo over their latest range. This go-anywhere Luxe Inflatable Tropical Volley Ball Set will bring the tropics to you wherever you are. The lightweight set includes a floating net and ball so you can take the action with you, turning a pool or beach into an instant play zone! Perfect for some high-energy fun with friends - and a dose of healthy competition. There is also the Sunny Life Luxe Inflatable Mermaid Volley Ball Set - both are RRP$59.95.
Zuru X-Shot Bubble Ball
Let the hilarity begin! The Zuru X-Shot Bubble Ball is a giant 1.2 metres of inflatable fun ideal for the great outdoors. Stock up on multiple balls and get the gang together for a smashing backyard battle or soccer match. Made to crash and bash, the X-shot Bubble Balls are strong enough to absorb the impact of the bubble mayhem, and include air chambers and straps for safety, and handles to make moving around easy. Kids of all ages will have a rollicking good time!
Zoku Ice Cream Maker
How cool is this? Make your own ice-cream, frozen yoghurt or gelato in minutes with this nifty little Zoku Ice Cream Maker. Experiment with easy recipes for classic treats or healthy alternatives, then got nuts (and sprinkles) creating your DIY sundae. The trick to this gadget is keeping the inner bowl in the freezer so it’s ready to go whenever you want to make your ice-cream dreams come true. Just add your ingredients and mix it together to create the perfect single-serve. Magic! RRP $44.95
Stay Indoors With A Great Board Game
Because of the unprecedented heat, fires and smoke, this summer has had many days where it's best to just stay indoors with the kids. But don't just switch on the TV, why not turn the day into a family board game tournament? Hasbro has a huge range of board games, ranging from the classics (Guess Who, Twister, Cluedo!) to the brand new. Things like the exciting game of anticipation for toddlers, Porcupine Pop! For older kids there is an updated version of the classic Monopoly in the form of electronic banking, it's called Monopoly Voice Banking and it's sure to have your tech-savvy kids enthralled. And did you know Connect Four is even more fun and active with the new Connect Four Shots game? Find more board game ideas in our Unplug and Play section.
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