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Picnic with Toddlers (Essentials)

Updated: May 29, 2019

I love having picnics at the local park and playground, while enjoying the fresh air and open space. This summer we will definitely picnic often, which means, I will always have our picnic bag at the ready.

If you are like me and enjoy picnics then take a look at my go to list of essentials.There is no need to buy much, you will likely have many of these items in your home. If not, head to your local stores as they are selling summer gear and essentials as you read this ;-)

Here is my list to help remind you of things to pack in your picnic tote for a little family picnic with toddlers.

Picnic Essentials

  • Picnic Tote

  • Cooler (use frozen water bottles as ice packs)

  • Picnic Blanket

  • Sunscreen & Insect Repellant

  • Basic first aid kit: band aides, ointment, alcohol wipes, tissue.

  • Wet Wipes

  • Gallon Ziplock Bag filled with: trash bag, utensils, plates, napkins, cups, straws, cloth kitchen towel.

  • Sunglasses & Sun hats (for everyone in the family)

  • Toys: Ball, Kite, Frisbee

  • Bubbles

  • Activity & Reading Book

  • Old Swaddle Blanket (for spills, sun cover, unexpected water fun, etc.)

  • FOOD! Fruits, Sandwiches, frozen water bottles, juice, favorite snacks (sweet & salty)

  • OPTIONAL - Travel Neck Pillows: come in handy for seating or naps in the sun


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