3 Ways to Keep Your Tot's Snack Cool This Summer

Christine Coppa
Toddlers & Preschoolers

Zoo Lunch Pack From SKIPHOP.com
Photo from SKIPHOP.com
Summer means a lot of outside activities. Whether you're at the beach, pool deck, zoo, or park, one thing remains -- HEAT! It's super-important to keep your little one hydrated -- and if your child is like mine, he's going to be throwing back sippy cups of ice water and chomping on cheese sticks to keep his energy up.

Keep that ice from melting and staple dairy product from spoiling with these adorable, must-have products that will transition easily when it's Back-to-School time and you need to keep that lunch cool as a cucumber!

1. Munchkin Insulated Sippy Cup: This BPA-free insulated stainless sippy cup holds 9 ounces of your tot's fave drink and has a double wall insulation, which promises to keep it cool. Even better, its spill-proof valve curbs messes and is easy to clean. You'll love the sleek, modern design and icy colors. $13.49 -- buy now at ToysRUs.com and get a second one for 50 percent off!

2. Fun Shapes Rubbermaid Ice Pack: It's summer -- let your kid monkey around! When he needs to recharge with a cold drink, cool slice of melon, or yogurt, this monkey has you covered. Just pop it in the freezer again and again for repeat use. Visit Rubbermaid.com for more info on this product.

3. Zoo Pack: This is one bee you won't wave away. The BPA-free, phthalate-free, PVC-free bag has a roomy main compartment. The insulated pouch keeps snacks, sandwiches, and drinks cold. Also available in dog, mouse, penguin, and owl. $13, SKIPHOP.com

How do you keep drinks and snacks cold? Any fun ideas to share?

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