What To Pack When Bringing Your Kid To Outdoor Music Festivals

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Just because your band has a new member doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy music festival season. Below you can find a vetted list of what to bring filtered by

utility, packability, third-party ratings and price.


1. Ear Protection


Em’s 4 Bubs





    • Originally created by a professional musician for his daughter



    • With a 22dB noise reduction rating, Em’s 4 Bubs are the world’s smallest hearing protection earmuffs, designed just for infants



    • Adjustable headband to hold them in place, which helps to disperse pressure more evenly



    • Certified by the American National Standards Institute for ear protection



    • Amazon rating of 4 stars



    • $28.99




2. Sun Protection


Schylling Infant UV Play Shade





    • Protects your kid with the highest UPF rating available at 50+ UPF



    • Patented structure pops up and down in seconds and packs into a small travel bag



    • Waterproof and equipped with pegs and sand pockets



    • Measures 15.75” x 2” x 15.75”



    • Amazon rating of 4.5 stars



    • $41.99









    • 100% UVA and UVB Protection



    • 100% rubber plus Impact and shatter-resistant lenses



    • Lost & Found Guarantee: If your child’s Babiators are lost or broken, Babiators will replace them



    • Free from BPA, phthalates, and lead-based paint



    • Amazon rating 5 stars



    • $19.99




J Crew Rash Guard





    • UPF 50 sun protection



    • They have a snug second-skin fit made of Nylon/Lycra® spandex



    • $36.00




3. Hydration


Swell Water Bottle





    • Keeps your drinks cold for 24 hours



    • 18/8 double-walled stainless steel, non-toxic, non-leaching and BPA free



    • 25oz holds entire bottle of wine



    • Mouth is wide enough for ice cubes and drip-free sipping



    • A portion of the proceeds from this bottle sold will go back towards WaterAid



    • $35.00




4. Nicks and Bruises


Baby First Aid Kit





    • This infant grooming kit is a combination of efforts of The First Years and the American Red Cross.



    • Contains all the essential grooming products including a digital thermometer, nasal aspirator, capped medicine spoon, nail clipper with a magnifying glass, and a storage bag.



    • 6 months and up.



    • Amazon rating of 4 stars



    • $18.92




5. Style Points


Band Shirt






    • Classic band shirts made as onesie and baby shirts




    • You can’t wear them, but your kid can



    • $15 – $22



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