Beach Fun

Beach Packing List

It can be hectic when packing up everyone's suitcase. Especially the little ones, because if one thing is missing it could be a catastrophe. We came up with a few items that can make your trip much more fun!


In the Driveway

  • Pillow
  • Blanket
  • Favorite Stuffed Animal
  • Flip Flops -- so they can be slipped on for a potty break and slipped off for a nap in the back with minimal stinky-ness! We have many brands, styles, and colors here in store and online at Wagner's Shoes for Kids

In the Car

  • Snacks -- these are imperative for those who could always eat. Healthy options that won't perish in the car are hard to find. Stick these snacks in some plastic baggies and you'll be good to go!
    • Trail Mix
    • Beef Jerky
    • Mixed Nuts
    • Dried Fruit
    • Yogurt Covered Raisins
    • Pretzels
    • Water Bottles
  • Entertainment -- "are we there yet?!" can be irritating after a while, so finding ways to distract those in the back seat is imperative
    • DVDs
    • Headphones 
    • Sing-a-long CDs or Pandora station
    • Melissa & Doug Travel Games -- we have some in store at Wagner's Shoes for Kids!
    • Bring dry erase markers so they can play tick tack toe or hangman on the windows! Be careful though, some brands can stain.

On the Beach

  • Plastic Beach Mat -- these are durable, easy to transport, and waterproof! Sand can easily be shaken off, too!
  • Be sure to grab sand castle toys at a dollar store!
  • Freeze your water bottles! The ice melts quickly, but it still stays cool in the sunshine.
  • Sunglasses -- we have Babiators and Ace sunglasses here in store at Wagner's Shoes for Kids! They are perfect for little ones and come in a variety of colors. Be sure to apply for the one year warranty!

  • Kites
  • Fishing Poles
  • Boogie Boards

  • Umbrella
  • Football/soccer ball/volleyball/Frisbee 
  • Frogskin bags and Frogskin phone pouches -- these are waterproof and sand-proof, so they keep your belongings and electronics protected -- we have some in store at Wagner's Shoes for Kids!

In the Condo

  • Board games and puzzles -- most beaches have five and dime stores with these items. We sell many Melissa and Doug puzzles that are perfect for children 2+!
  • Card games like Uno! 
  • Water Wow by Melissa and Doug -- Worry less and play more with the mess-free Water Wow from Melissa and Doug. Come by and see all the Melissa and Doug activities available in store at Wagner's Shoes for Kids.
  • Aloe Vera -- stick it in the fridge and it feels great on a sunburn! 
  • Frozen Grapes

We hope this helped plan you best beach vacation yet! Stop by and see us soon for your beach essentials! Be sure to snap pictures of your kids in their best Wagner's gear, we would love to feature them!

As always, we eagerly await your business- web or in-store. Happy Shopping

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