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Enjoying Ice Cream on Marina Beach, Pine Mountain Lake

Best Rain Gear for Kids: Stay Warm and Dry While Playing in the Rain

Boys playing in puddles on a rainy day

October 24, 2021

Choosing the best rain gear for kids can make a huge difference in your rainy-day play. When your wear the right gear, splashing in rain puddles and making mud pies is one of the great joys of childhood. … Read More

Top 10 Kid Binoculars: Explorer Tools They’ll Love

Bug tries to focus on a bird with binoculars made from toilet paper rolls

February 27, 2021

Don’t tell the kids, but binoculars aren’t just toys. Whether you’re walking around your neighborhood or adventuring through a national park, binoculars are wonderful tools for engagement and discovery.    … Read More

Top 10 Hiking Shoes, Boots, and Sandals for Little Feet

February 18, 2021

Are toddler hiking shoes necessary? And how do you figure out which of the many hiking boots and shoes out there are the best options for your preschooler? After a lot of shopping, talking with outdoorsy moms and trail running friends, and some trial and error, we narrowed down our list to the top 10 hiking shoes for toddlers and kids featured here.   … Read More