* This post is part of the 21 Days of Baby-Toddler Summer Fun. For the next 21 days I am going to give you ton’s of ideas on summer fun that will keep your tiny tot busy. Each post will also be pact with hilarious and relatable content for you to enjoy and keep you entertained. Follow me at Messy Mama to get all the summer fun for you and your one year old.
21 Days Of Baby-Toddler Summer Fun
Day 14: Beach Day Fun
This is what Summer is all about. The sand beneath our feet, the breeze in our hair, and the coolness of the water against our skin. On today’s edition of 21 Days Of Baby-Toddler Summer Fun we’re soaking up the sun and getting wet.
Buckets and shovels
Today’s fun is brought to you by an all American summer.
When you think of summer, normally, beach comes to mind. Digging up sand castles, splashing in the water, licking up melting ice cream, and soaking up the sun. This is what summers are made of. Bring on the memories.
To set this up, dress your tiny totters in the cutest swim suit you can find. Be sure to put a regular diaper on and change that little butt into a swimmer when you get there. Those soakers aren’t made to absorb. Pack snacks and plenty of hydration and don’t forget the sunblock. Very important! Fill a bag or basket with all the fun beach essentials, like buckets, shovels, floaties, little water proof toys, and maybe a little beach ball. Don’t forget to pack some dry c;lothes and regular diapers. You’re not going to want to put your baby sponge into their car seat when they’re dripping.
Whoalah, the beach.
Public Service Announcement: Unless your one year old is already a registered life guard, chances are they’re going to be a little rough in the water. Please supervise your child at all times!!!! Allowing them to wonder too far into the water without your guidance is a terrible idea. If they swallow too much water, it could cause dry drowning or secondary drowning.
Also, protect little ones from the sun. Always use sunblock spf 50 and have them play in a shaded area.
Back to the Fun
Stick your baby’s wet butt in the sand and hand them a bucket and shovel. They’ll love digging up dirt. You could also place water in a bucket for safe water play. Introduce them to mud if they haven’t aready discovered it. Let them get wet, let them get sandy, and let them have fun. Watch as they scream, play, giggle, laugh, splash, and run (safetly).
What To Expect
Expect a lot of sun, a lot of wetness, and a lot of fun. Unless you and your partner have agreed to take shifts, don’t expect to get a lot of tanning in. You’re going to need all hands on deck on this one. Might as well have fun with it right. Your little one will love all the attention anyway. Who doesn’t love one on one with mommy and daddy. Best Summer Ever!!!!
When you’ve had enough beach time, peel out of those wet clothes, dry everyone off, pack up the car and high tail your ass to the nearest ice cream spot. Beach Day can never be complete without icecream! Killing it!!!! Here’s to praying for a fast and easy bedtime…. Ha ha ha ha ha hahahahhhaha……
I would love to hear all about your Beach Day. Drop your funny but realistic stories below in the comments.
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