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Kit Kids Out for Summer 2017

It’s summer again! Where does the time go? It feels like only a few weeks ago that we were celebrating Christmas, now we’re halfway to 2018! When it comes to kitting the kids out for the hot season then this is the guide for you.

While the British weather is far from predicatable, early signs suggest potentially a summer of good weather, which could mean many ice creams on the horizon. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves though, knowing how quickly the weather can turn in Britain, there’s a chance you might need a raincoat throughout the summer.

We have a great list of the essentials that you are going to need to keep in ample supply for the warm season. Think of this list as a helpful reminder of what your little ones may need on their summer adventures for 2017.


Sun Cream

Protect your child’s skin by keeping them topped with sun cream to shield them from the Sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays whenever they’re outdoors. Between March and October, it’s best to keep any children or baby’s skin from the Sun.

The most common places for sunburn are the shoulders and back, so ensure that these are the areas that you pay most attention to. If your child is going swimming, then make sure you apply a waterproof sunblock of factor 15 or higher, reapply after they’re dry.

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There’s so much fashion focus with sunglasses that it’s easy to forget that their purpose is to protect eyes from the glare of the Sun. It’s important to your protect your child’s eyes, so check that the glasses offer 100% UV protection.

Sunglasses are a fun item to shop for as you can let your child select their look. A great pair of sunnies can perfectly frame the face.



You can never be quite certain about how things will go down with the weather at the best of times, which makes it a good idea to weather proof yourself and be safe. Cheer up the drizzly days with a bright, dependable jacket that the kids won’t hate wearing.

The classic mac is a true wardrobe hero that can swoop in and save a big family day out if the heavens suddenly open. You never want to be caught without one.

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Tote Bag

If you’re planning on bringing all these items on a day out, then you’ll need to have a large enough tote bag to cope with the demand. Being a parent means having to think of everything your little one could possibly need on a day out. Things like tissues and water always seem to be needed whatever the weather.

A big day out is a great way to make the most of the summer holidays and our guide should help you to kits the kids out.