10 NAPPA Recommended Products for Summer Fun

The National Parenting Product Awards—or NAPPA—is one of the longest running and most respected awards programs in the country that identifies the best products for families. With the help of expert judges, parents, and kid testers, NAPPA unveils this list of award-winning and NAPPA recommended summer fun products. For more product reviews visit NAPPAAwards.com

Willow + Sim Bamboo Kids Beach Toys
Perfect for beach days. Made from unbleached compostable bamboo, this eco-friendly and durable set is lightweight and packaged in a natural canvas bag with mesh base and hemp rope handle for easy transport. Free from harmful chemicals. Recyclable and reusable. $59.95, ages 2+, willowandsim.com

SwimWays Swim Huggable
Kids can take their favorite stuffed animal swimming with these cuddly and floating stuffie. Made with a quick-dry material. $14.99, ages 12 months+, spinmaster.com

4-in-1 Explorer Trike
Enjoy the outdoors with this versatile trike featuring a modern design that grows to a toddler balance bike. $199, 10 months–5 years, globber.com 

Twister Splash Game
It’s family soak time with this spin on the classic game. Connect the game mat to a garden hose, turn on the water, wait one minute, start playing and the soaking begins. $19.99, amazon.com

Igor Jelly Sandals
Great for a day at the beach or fun at the park, these adorable sandals are made of high-quality PVC, feature a hook and loop closure, come in a variety of colors and are made in Spain. $46, ages birth–25 months, justshoesforkids.com 

Skillmatics Found it Outdoor Edition
Have a fun outdoor scavenger hunt with this exciting game of search and find. Can you find, “Something heavier than a leaf? Something round?” $14.97, ages 4+, amazon.com

PLAYMOBIL Water Park with Slides
Cool off with a visit to the Water Park! Thrill seekers will experience exhilarating fun on the steepest water slide. Set includes two figures, water park structure with slide, two eels, two fish, palm tree, and other accessories. $59.99, ages 4-10, playmobil.us

SwimWays BSF Splash N’ Play
Includes a soft mesh seat with a low center of gravity, an inner spring for stability, adjustable and removeable UPF 50+ canopy for protection, built-in handles and a reusable carry-bag. $31.99, ages 1+, swimways.com 

Riding Buddy – Cat
Designed with toddlers in mind, featuring bold colors, easy-to-grab handlebars, a comfy seat, and 4 wheels that roll smoothly. Kids can scoot around the house or take this balance bike outside! The cat’s tail doubles as a handy handle! $29.99, ages 12+ months, mybtoys.com 

Nerf Super Soaker RoboBlaster
Unleash the ultimate soak with this interactive target that strikes back. Aim and knock down targets to disable it or you’ll find yourself drenched in water. $29.99, ages 6+, amazon.com