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Summer “Must Haves” for 2019

Summer is here! The kids are out of school and ready to head to the beach. Are you ready with all the cool summer “must haves” for this year? We’ve got some amazing summer gear to help get your crew ready to hit the waves, whether it’s the beach, a backyard pool, a lazy river, or crystal clear lake.

Let’s start with towels, a necessity for every kid, every summer. But towels don’t have to be boring just because they’re a necessity! Why not step up your personalized beach towel game this year with something special? Instead of the “same old, same old” towels, go for something big, bright, and beautiful, like a personalized hooded unicorn towel? Your little one will go crazy for the little extras on this cute beach towel, like a pink unicorn mane and tail, and having it personalized will mean there’s no doubt who this unique towel belongs to at the next pool party. For the brave undersea adventurer in your group, a jumbo sized, custom-embroidered, 100% cotton towel covered in toothy sharks is the perfect thing. Kids love the soft and thirsty feel almost as much as they love the colorful silkscreened design, and parents will love the superior quality and value!

Your little mermaid will need something to carry all her special things to the pool, and what better way to do that than a kids personalized beach tote covered in mermaids? This tough tote can handle it all – wet bathing suit, sunscreen, hats, flip flops, snacks, whatever you need to take along to take care of your little swimmer this summer, this durable cotton canvas bag can carry it.

When they’re not in the pool, your little ones will need some beach and back yard toys to keep them busy and entertained on those sunny summer days. Score the winning catch of the day with an exciting game of shark toss that promotes coordination and social skills in the best way possible. For a great outdoor game everyone can play in the back yard this summer, go for a set of Snake Eyes Giant Yard Dice™. Hand-crafted in the USA, these oversized dice will provide hours of fun for the whole family. Carry the solid wood dice set with you to a friend’s house in the jute drawstring bag and you’ve got the makings of a great afternoon of outdoor fun.

Don’t forget the kids’ water bottles when you head out for a day of summer fun, whether it’s to the beach or just to the neighbor’s house. A personalized water bottle will help your child keep track of which drink belongs to him or her, and the designs are way cool!

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