It's not even the first of July, but the sweltering summer has already started to beat the life out of us here in North Texas. The remedy? Everybody in the pool!
Here, some of our favorite new pool toys and gear for the kiddos.
These noninflatable foam armbands save time and eliminate the stress of having to blow up the bands for your little ones. $12.99, Toys R Us.
Never miss a local story.
Perfect for kids with sensitive skin, Mustela Mineral Sunscreen contains no chemicals, is lightweight and is hypoallergenic. $18.50, Zoe + Jack.
Catch and release
Turn your swimming pool into a fishing hole with the Catch Of The Day fishing set. Simply turn on the fish, drop it in the water and cast your magnetic reel. $27.99, Toy Works.
Pretty in pink
This Hatley tankini will insure her a spot on the pool's best-dressed list. $48, Zoe + Jack.
Sink summer boredom with the underwater Toypedo Blast. $19.99, Toys R Us.
Fun for the whole family, this Pool Party Toss N' Splash Ring Toss will leave no one sitting on the bench. $27.99, Toy Works.
Great for nighttime swimming, these light-up fun noodles get a shot of excitement with the press of a button. Prices up to $20.99, Miss Molly's.
It's in the bag
Girls will go gaga over these adorable terry-cloth totes that come complete with a matching beach towel inside. $20.99, Miss Molly's.
Slip slidin' no way
Perfect for the beach, lake or water park, these Pediped Flex water socks will ensure that your children's feet stay stuck to the ground. $52 per pair, Zoe + Jack.
Girls will get a kick out of creating their own floral design with these Flower Flips sandals. $9.99, Miss Molly's.
Buckets of style
Kids will love these Hatley bucket hats available in cool prints, like sharks, frogs and flamingos. $23, Zoe + Jack.
Catching rays never looked so good. Ben Sherman board shorts, $56, and graphic T-shirt, $25, Zoe + Jack.
Perfect for toting all of the kids' gear, this Blue Avocado Insulated Tote will not only keep drinks and snacks cold but will also store wet towels and toys. $24.99, Backwoods.