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Shop Summer: Pool & Beach Toys

Here's what you need for fun in the sun.

By Danielle Wright

The products listed here were independently selected by a member of the editorial staff. Should you choose to purchase a product through a link on this page, we may receive an affiliate commission.

Shop select favorites from Five Below, Amazon and Magpies Gifts. 

As you gear up for family vacations to the beach or prep your pool for summer, you might want to upgrade your water accessory lineup. With new toys, products, and gadgets on the market, it's always fun to surprise the kids with new ways to have a good time in the water, and in this Texas heat, they're going to need it. 

Whether you're hanging out by the shore with an inflatable crab drink holder or trying to beat your siblings on a jumbo tic tac toe board, there's something for the whole family to enjoy outside of the traditional beach ball floaty. 

Scroll ahead and shop for family-friendly accessories for the pool and the beach.

Five Below Inflatable Drink Holder


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Enjoy an ice-cold drink to survive the summer heat. This crab-designed inflatable holder will keep your beer or juice handy whenever you need a sip.

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Click N' Play Beach Toys


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Keep the kids busy in the sand with Beach Toys by Click N' Play. With over 15 pieces, they'll have a blast recreating marine life and sandcastles.

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ProCase Waterproof Phone Pouch


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While most phones are water-proof, take extra precautions with a phone pouch. Designed to fit most smartphones, ProCase allows you to utilize buttons and access photos and videos through its clear casing and features a neck strap for accessible use. Plus, it'll keep your cards, cash, and i.d safe.

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JOYIN Spaceship Kite


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Flying a kit is a classic beach activity. Houston kids will love the Spaceship Kite inspired by the city's own Nasa company featuring an amazing firetail to blast off into the sky.

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Pinch A Penny Jumbo Inflatable Tic Tac Toe Local


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A jumbo inflatable tic tac toe board is just what a family needs for fun in the pool, sand, or lawn. Be the first to catch three in a row with its matching Xs and Os.

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Magpies Gifts Jawsom Goggles Local


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For the kids who love sharks, gift them a pair of shark teeth goggles to swim underwater like their favorite animal. The underwater necessity has silicone for comfort and UV-protected anti-fog lenses.

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Emerson Rose Zuma Sunnie Local


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Sunglasses are a necessary accessory when hanging out outdoors. Emerson Rose's Zuma Sunnie features the iconic cat-eye shape that's both scratch-resistant and UV protectant.

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URBANECO OUTDOORS Lightweight Beach Blanket


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Save your spot at the beach with the ultimate blanket. The oversized sheet extends over 100 inches and is sand-proof, wind-proof, and water-proof with anchored stakes for the sand. With plenty of vibrant designs, your family won't have to bring loads of towels or chairs.

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Coleman Camping Chair


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Don't let the name fool you; the Coleman Camping Chair is a top-rated beach necessity. It's lightweight, with full seat support and a cup holder to store your favorite beverage. Plus, it comes with a carry bag for easy storage.

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Funboy Clear Pink Glitter Flamingo


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When it comes to floaties, Fun Boy is the place to shop. Their extra-large Flamingo tube will probably take up the size of a pool, but it's fun and glittery, so why not?

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