Vegan Summer Essentials For Family Fun In The Sun

by | June 29, 2020

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Summer is a great time to plan outdoor activities and get the whole family out of the house. It’s the perfect opportunity to turn off the TV, enjoy the warmer weather, and absorb some much needed vitamin D!

The following five summer essentials have been handpicked by our staff to give you a vegan summer you won’t soon forget.

Goddess Garden Vegan Kid's Sunscreen
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Goddess Garden Kids’ Vegan Sunscreen

This vegan sunscreen is one of our top summer essentials for little ones who have sensitive skin. With SPF 50, Goddess Garden’s vegan sunscreen is both effective and gentle — it offers maximum sun protection and boasts organic ingredients like lavender essential oil, shea butter and coconut oil.

You’ll rest assured this product was made with not only your kids in mind, but also animals and the planet. In fact, this water-resistant formula is free from harsh chemicals and animal byproducts, reef safe, and not tested on animals.

Price: around $13.49

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JOYIN Watermelon Sprinkler Toy
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JOYIN Watermelon Inflatable Sprinkler

Amp up the outdoor playtime with this Mega Melon Sprinkler which helps kids of all ages have fun and cool off from the summer heat.

Made of durable vegan material that is UV fade-resistant and nontoxic, this outdoor toy connects to any garden hose to make for easily adjustable water pressure. Vegan parents everywhere will appreciate that JOYIN’s summer essentials are also ASTM Safety Test Approved.

Price: around $25.95

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Summer Essentials Green Toys Watering Can
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Gardening Summer Essentials! Green Toys Watering Can Set

Warmer weather means spending time outside and getting in touch with nature. From the garden to the beach, Green Toy’s gardening set encourages your little ones to nurture the world around them.

The classic watering can features an easy-to-pour spout and cotton rope carrying handle, which makes caring for plants frustration-free for little gardeners. This set of summer essentials also includes a rake and shovel to move dirt and sand. The complete set is made in the US from 100% recycled plastic and it is BPA free.

Price: around $16.99

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Sunski Makani - Polarized Recycled Sunglasses
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Sunski Makani – Polarized Recycled Sunglasses

Continue the fun in the sun and keep your eyes safe from damaging UV rays with these vegan and environmentally-friendly sunglasses. The pop of color and unique shape gives these glasses a playful, yet sleek, style.

With 100 percent UV-resistant mirrored lenses, you can watch the kiddos play outside all day while preventing eye strain. Environmentally conscious parents will also appreciate that the frames on these summer essentials are made from SuperLight recycled plastic; Sunski also donates 1 percent of sales to environmental nonprofits and is committed to going carbon neutral by 2020.

Price: around $58.00

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Chaco Z1 Ecotread Sandal - Kids’
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Chaco Z1 Ecotread Sandal – Kids’

Without the right footwear, discomfort could put a damper on the outside activities. Chaco’s Ecotreas Sandals for kids feature platforms that promote healthy body alignment and custom adjustable straps for the perfect fit.

These sandals provide support for little feet to splash, hike and explore while avoiding the bulkiness of extra buckles and straps. Beyond being dependable and supportive, these sandals are made with sustainability in mind. The outsoles contain up to 25 percent recycled material and the all-synthetic construction ensures these shoes are totally vegan.

Price: around $35.99 – $90.00

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Goddess Garden Adult Sunscreen
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Goddess Garden Adult Sunscreen

Parents can have their own vegan sunscreen with this certified-organic and water-resistant formula. Made from natural ingredients like aloe vera, coconut oil and minerals this sunscreen is meant to promote skin hydration.

Much like the kids’ version, this adult SPF 30 is made with the planet in mind. Goddess Garden’s sunscreen comes in an air-powered spray bottle, making it aerosol free.

Price: around $17.99

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GoSport Ladder Toss Game Set
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GoSports Ladder Toss Game Set

Outdoor activities just got more competitive with this toss game set by GoSports. With soft rubber bolos this toss game is kid-friendly and fun for the whole family.

The set includes score trackers and two ladder targets for individual players or teams. The simplified assembly and a backpack style carrying case means you can bring the tossing anywhere. Set up at a park or take to a friend’s house for endless enjoyment.

Price: around $28.81

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Silicone Popsicle Molds
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Silicone Popsicle Mold

Now you and your family can make your own popsicles with Amian Shop’s premium food-grade, BPA free silicone. With separate individual popsicle spots, you can enjoy making six different delicious frozen creations at a time. Add fruit chunks and juice for a fruity popsicle or opt for a non-dairy fudgesicle.

Any way you make it, the result is a home-made sweet treat that gives relief from any hot summer day. Plus, the flexibility of the mold makes removal and cleanup easier than ever.

Price: around $17.99

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GoSport Giant Wooden Toppling Tower
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GoSports Giant Wooden Toppling Tower

A giant-sized twist on a childhood classic, the toppling tower game is a guaranteed hit at parties and game nights this summer. The game is simple: pull blocks out of the body of the tower and replace them at the top without it toppling over.

GoSport’s larger than life game of strategic deconstruction also includes a dry-erase board perfect for keeping score or creating optional rules for parties. A robust canvas carrying case also makes for easy portability and storage.

Price: around $69.99

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