We Love It: July 2024
Sun’s Out, Screens Down: Top Toys for an Active Summer
by Callie Colins
Jun 27, 2024
Summer is here! That means long, lazy days for kids. Lots of free time can often translate into too much screen time. For parents who want to prioritize getting kids off screens this summer, we’ve rounded up our favorite toys that will be sure to keep your child entertained for hours on end.

Canal Toys Airbrush Plush Neon Unicorn

Customize your own adorable and soft plush unicorn! Stick the stencils onto the plush and use the airbrush tool to apply your favorite colors and create seamless, color-blended effects. Explore your personal style and creativity by customizing over and over again. When you’re ready for a new design, simply wash off the old one and start over! www.target.com, $19.99

Creativity for Kids The Very Hungry Caterpillar Sensory Bin

Immerse yourself in sensory, tactile, and FUN play with The Very Hungry Caterpillar sensory toys for toddlers 3-4+. Filled with 2.5 lbs. of sensory sand, a Hungry Caterpillar Toy, foam accessories, shovel, sand stamp, colorful clings, and more! This self-contained sensory bin brings Eric Carle's story to life through hands-on play. www.amazon.com, $22.99

Connetix Rainbow Ball Run Pack

Explore endless open-ended STEAM learning opportunities with the Connetix 92 Piece Ball Run Pack! This pack features the Connetix exclusively designed clear fluted tubes including special effect stair soundscape tubes, S-bend tubes and split tubes, as well as 6 rainbow wooden balls for endless racing fun. www.amazon.com,  $109


Stack, Build, and Win with Tummple! This thrilling game combines strategy, dexterity, and luck as players compete to have the fewest bricks in hand when the game ends. Roll the dice, strategically place bricks and tumps, and outwit your opponents to claim victory. Suitable for 2 or more players aged 8 and up, Tummple is perfect for family game nights and gatherings. www.amazon.com, $21.99

Old World Christmas Beach Bucket, Ice Cream Pop, and Sunscreen Ornaments


Nothing says summer more than a day at the beach, the smell of sunscreen, or a refreshing ice pop on a warm day. These beautiful ornaments are cute reminders of summer childhood days spent at the shore eating hotdogs, ice pops and playing in the sand. Lather up, enjoy the sun and remember, cooler days are ahead! https://oldworldchristmas.com/ Ice Pop $11.99. Sunscreen & Beach Bucket $21.99 each.

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