CHECK THIS OUT: Our fave baby and kid-sized gear for Spring

Spring has sprung, and it’s time to discover exactly how much the kids have grown since last summer! Don’t worry, the new season brings with it oodles of gorgeous baby and kids’ gear.  Here are our favourite must-haves for your cart this spring.

 

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Bebe Summer Check Shorts

Bebe Blue Check Shorts at Moobaba Sunshine Coast

The cutest shorts for sandy days, from Moobaba Sunshine Coast

 

These gorgeous blue check shorts are from Bebe’s stunning Spring/Summer range. This latest Bebe collection is divine, filled with versatile wardrobe favourites. Incorporating classic colour palettes, outstanding quality and prioritising practicality and comfort, the full range is available now at moobaba.

moobaba.com.au

 

Complete Cleaning Hamper

Eco friendly Spring Cleaning Hamper from My Clean Hamper

Eco-friendly spring cleaning hamper from My Cleaning Hamper

This complete hamper from My Clean Hamper has everything you need to tackle that spring cleaning. Packed with ethically-sourced, natural cleaning products, including dishwashing liquid, floor cleaner, multipurpose spray, microfibre cloth, toilet gel and much much more, My Clean Hamper offers subscriptions of one, two or three months. They sell single products too! Everything is cruelty-free, 100% vegan and eco-friendly.

From $139 // mycleanhamper.com

 


Tickle Me Elmo

Boy Playing with New Release Tickle Me Elmo Toy

Non-stop giggles with the new Tickle Me Elmo

Anyone else have cherished childhood memories of Tickle Me Elmo? Well, this chuckle-tastic plushie is revitalised and ready to giggle. The new and improved Ticket Me Elmo includes over 20 Elmo sounds—the more you tickle Elmo’s tummy the harder he laughs
and wiggles!

RRP $40 // Available from all good toy stores.

 

Balance Board with Felt

Montiiplay Balance Board with Felt

Montiiplay balance board with felt

 

This balance board from Monti Play Kids is versatile and can help develop balance, improve gross motor skills and posture, strengthen the core and even for various forms of play. It can also be used for creative and imaginative play, as well as for exercise. It’s ideal for active toddlers and children to release their energy.

$130 // montiplaykids.com.au

 

Main Squeeze Sunsuit

Main Squeeze Sunsuit with Matching Hat

Main Squeeze sunsuit with matching hat

 

This full coverage UPF50+ sunsuit means less time worrying about the sun and more time having fun with your minis. Features full coverage from neck to ankles to wrist and with a high neckline, single full-length zipper, chlorine resistant fabric, fast drying, breathable and lightweight, designed for maximum comfort, fit and movement, 4-way stretch and colour sealed.

Made using 80% Repreve recycled material, created from recycled plastic bottles.

$60 // pipiswimwear.com.au

 

The Reading Tower

the Reading Tower from the Reading Village Sunshine Coast

The Reading Tower from The Reading Village, Sunshine Coast

 

Help your early reader develop reading fluency with The Reading Tower. Includes instructions to play four fun games using decodable words on wooden Jenga blocks. Choose from eight different word lists to suit your child’s reading ability.

RRP $34.95 plus postage // thereadingvillage.com.au

 

Re-Play Tableware

Re play Tablewear Available at Coastal Kidswear Sunshine Coast

Re-Play tablewear available at Coastal Kidswear, Sunshine Coast

 

The Re-Play brand is rapidly becoming a household name in Australia. Their range of toddler and children’s tableware is sturdy and comes in a rainbow of colours to mix and match.

Re-Play was founded on the belief that mealtime is family time. Family owned and operated for over 25 years, Re-Play offers affordable, durable, and sustainable products—ensuring you spend less time worrying about mealtime and more time enjoying family time. The entire range is available at Coastal Kidswear now!

From $4.95 // coastalkidswear.com.au/collections/replay

 

IZIMINI Baby Chair

Izimini Kids Outdoor Chair

The perfect chair for chillaxing with a book

 

Suitable for ages six months to 3 years old (or up to 15kg), this super-cute mini chair is perfect for the beach, picnics, campsites, backyard barbecues, and just chilling out at home. Its built-in, adjustable harness keeps kids safely secure, whilst the storage pocket makes the perfect mini home for a baby’s book, bib or matching IZIMINI hat.

Moreover, the IZIMINI Baby Chair has highchair adaptability, which means it is perfect for your little one to sit and eat.

$85 // izimini.com

 

Rugiis Hooded Towel and Short set

Ruggii Shorts and Top Set

Rug up after a swim with these fab towel sets

 

This ingenious hooded towel and short set is sure to become a beach essential this summer. Oversized for a fuss-free change, kids can play after a swim without being weighed down by a towel.

The hooded top is double-lined for warmth, and the shorts have a thick waistband and drawstring for comfort and functionality. Our favourite feature has to be the sand-free kangaroo pocket made from mesh material—so treasures stay safe, and the sand falls straight through. Available in two fabric options: lightweight, quick-drying waffle; and soft, absorbent Terry towel. For 18 months to 8 years.

$77.97 // rugupbeachco.com.au

 

Meet Charlie the Keen Kid

Charlie the Keen Kid Book Cover from Healthy Kids Movement Keen Kids

Charlie the Keen Kid book: from healthy kids movement Keen Kids

 

This beautifully illustrated book takes kids through a typical day with Charlie as they learn about the five key ingredients to do each day to be happy and prosperous: sleep, water, rainbow food, outdoor play, and kindness to the planet. Each page explains to kids (and parents!) how to effortlessly introduce them into each day. This forward-thinking book is the launchpad into the wider

Keen Kids healthy living program created by Sunshine Coast GP Dr Alexandra Bernhardi. $19.80 //

keenkids.com.au/books

 

 

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By Angela Sutherland
After spending many years hustling stories on busy editorial desks around the world, Angela is now mum of two little ones and owner/editor at Kids on the Coast / Kids in the City. She is an atrocious cook and loves cutting shapes to 90s dance music. Angela is the editor of Kids on the Coast - a free family magazine whats on guide for Kids: things to do, school holiday fun and free activities for kids... Fun attractions, family food & travel, kids health & wellbeing, kids parties venues, parenting, pregnancy & babies, guide for parents. Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond, Kids on the Coast is an online guide for parents with kids things to do with kids, schools and education and lifestyle news located on Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, QLD.

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