Beach-Day Essentials

Towels

Bring a few towels to sit on, and a couple of towels to wipe sand off from your kids before they get into the car.

Beach Games

Your kids will love to spend hours playing in the sand. Here are some fun games that are great for all ages:

  • Bocce ball
  • Beach paddles
  • Horse shoes
  • Beach volleyball
  • Football
  • Whiffle ball
  • Frisbee
  • Soccer
  • Toss the beach ball

Don't Forget to Pack a Cooler

Since you'll be at the beach for a while, you should be prepared for your kids to get hungry. Pack healthy snacks that will help cool your kids down from the warm sun. Apples, oranges, and grapes are great to keep your kids cool and refreshed. Throw in some sandwiches, rice cakes, carrots or celery to keep them satisfied. Don't forget to pack a couple juice boxes and plenty of water.

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Change of Clothes

Bring a change of clothes for the car ride back home. Your kids are bound to get sandy, so put them in a different outfit so your car stays clean (as if).

Enjoy your family time at the beach. Stay safe, have fun, and remember to relax!

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