Things walking toddler needs for summer

8 Things My Walking Toddler Needs for Summer

Summer is such a fun season, with its clear blue skies and warm days. It is even more fun when you have a toddler who can walk and play and enjoy being outside in the summer sun. These are a few things a walking toddler needs for summer.


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Prepare Your Toddler for Summer

Having fun with your toddlers

Checklist for Summer

Summer is all about being outdoors in the pool, or at the beach enjoying time with your family and friends. One of the most important things to remember when you are preparing for this season is sunscreen. 

This is one of those items that you should always have in your bag, but what other summer toys for toddlers do you need?

1. Neteast Outdoor Sprinkler Mat Summer Toys for Toddlers

This play mat defines summer fun and the perfect busy toddler outdoor toys. It allows your little one to play with water safely. 

You simply set the mat up outside, hook it up to some water and you have hours of fun for kids of all ages. 

You don’t have to use the sprinklers; it can also be used as a little splash pool for your toddler. It can be folded up easily, making it easy to carry.

2. Lydaz Bubble Mower for Toddlers

For hours of outdoor fun, this mower is ideal. Your little one will have so much fun pushing this mower across your lawn just as it is. 

But there is more to the push mower than meets the eye. It makes bubbles as you push it. This push walking toy will encourage your toddler to spend even more time pushing it, getting in some walking practice while they are having fun. 

The handle of this push mover can be taken off, making it easy to store and transport.

3. Sunscreen Lotion

Sun protection for toddlers is not an optional extra, it is a must have item for your little, even when it is not summer.

It can be tricky trying to apply sunscreen to wriggling toddlers, but this sunscreen stick makes application a lot easier and less messy. 

Each application will last around 80 minutes and when you need to reapply you don’t even need to dry your child’s skin, it works on wet skin as well.

It is safe for your little one’s skin, it has been dermatologically tested, it is hypoallergenic, oil free and PABA free.

4. Intex Rainbow Ring Inflatable Play Center

This inflatable rainbow play center will bring all the kids to the yard. It is designed with outdoor fun in mind. 

It has a range of different activities to keep your little one busy. They can splash in the little splash pool, slide down the slide, throw the balls and wrings around.

It is a great, safe space that will keep your little one busy for hours as they splash, swim and play.

5. Orian Princess Castle Playhouse Tent for Girls

Summer fun doesn’t have to be just about water. This princess castle tent is perfect to set up outdoors to encourage imaginary play.

It is also a great option for your little one if you want them to be outdoors but not in the midday sun.

This durable tent will withstand being outdoors and for a little more magic it comes with LED lights so you could even have a family camping night in the back yard. 

When summer is over, you can bring the tent inside or fold it up for next summer.

6. Summer Pop ‘n Sit Portable Booster Chair

Do you love camping? Then this portable booster chair is perfect. It folds up easily, so won’t take up too much space in your car and can be used anywhere. 

It allows you to keep your toddler in one place while you feed them. The tray can be removed, giving your little one a comfortable place to sit while you are outdoors.

Alternatively, it can also be secured on top of an existing chair, raising your child up to the table height.

7. Durio Baby Sun Hat Summer

Hats are another one of those summer essentials for your little one. They offer added protection to your babies face and head.

Your child will be protected with this wide-brimmed hat with its cute design. It is a lightweight hat, that will protect your child’s head, eyes, face, and neck as it also comes with 50+ UPF. 

Whether you are enjoying time in your garden, swimming at the beach or just out for a fun family walk, make sure your little one has their hat on.

8. Toddler Sun Protection Jacket

The sun is not the only thing your little one needs protection from during the summer months.

They also need to be protected from mosquitos and other bugs that come out at night in the warmer months.

This lightweight, breathable jacket is perfect for that – it keeps your baby protected from the sun as well as insects that are out at night. 

There are so many summer activities for toddlers and this jacket is perfect for them all.

Bonus Idea 

This above ground pool will bring entire family outside, but it's a bit expensive and maintaining these is not so simple. 

FAQs About Things Walking Toddler Needs for Summer

What 2-year-old need for summer? 

Probably the most important thing your 2-year-old needs for summer is effective sunscreen, a swimsuit and sun hat.

What is the best summer activity for 3-year old? 

There are so many different summer activities, but most toddlers love water play. 

What is the best summer water toy for walking toddler? 

This will depend on your little one but any toy that sprinkles out water will be enjoyed. 


Summer is such a great season, there is so much to do with your little one.

We hope that we have given you some helpful ideas on the things a walking toddler needs for summer. 

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