12 of the best picnic must-haves for parent-life!

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Don’t forget the bug repellent!

In Australia, our climate means we’re lucky to be able to picnic all year round.

That’s great news for families. What better way to make memories than to get out and about into wide open spaces where we can let the kids run and play to their heart’s content?!

We’ve rounded up some of the best picnic must-haves in the gallery below …

12 fun family picnic buys

Alf the Label Large Cooler, RRP $79.95 

The Alf the Label Large Cooler was designed with enough storage to stack three Yumbox brand lunchboxes and ice bricks, a packed lunch for the whole family or a day’s worth of breastmilk for when someone else is caring for your baby!

Featuring wipeable and waterproof insulated silver lining and soft handles for easy portability the large cooler will make a statement on your picnic rug.

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MOOV Insect Repellent Spray, RRP $8.49

MOOV Insect Repellent Spray makes it easy to keep insects away. Moov Insect Repellent Spray provides three hours of protection against flies, sandflies and mosquitoes.

It uses natural active ingredient, melaleuca oil, to provide protection from irritating biting insects. It features moisturising properties, is easy to apply to the whole body and has a naturally refreshing fragrance. It’s free of synthetic pesticides and the spray is suitable to use on children.

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Wonderfold Volkswagen Wagon

Wonderfold Volkswagen, RRP $2599.00

Wonderfold Volkswagen Wagon in Bondi Blue is the special edition stroller wagon that includes features like the classic VW bumper, functioning headlights, and retro all-terrain XL wheels!

  • Product Dimensions (unfolded with canopy): 132cm L x 74cm W x 137.6cm H
  • Weight: 29kg
  • Weight capacity: 136kg
  • Easy to Fold For Hassle-Free Travel
  • High Facing Seats with a Deep Footwell
  • Ventilation Mesh Panels and Side Mesh Cover
  • 5-point safety harnesses with pads for added comfort
  • Removable canopy with adjustable canopy fabric for ultimate sun protection.

Couchmate The Ultimate Picnic Table, RRP $55.95

You’ll never have to find a place to balance your food and drinks again – Picnic Mate is the answer!

It’s perfect for the beach, parks, festivals, concerts and the backyard. In and outdoors, the Picnic Mate will be your best mate for many years.

Image: Myer

Miss Amara Indoor Outdoor Rugs, from RRP $195

Made from 100% recycled PET yarn that has been upcycled from discarded single-use plastic bottles, the eco-friendly fibres are silky smooth underfoot with a cotton-feel. The best part? PET material can be hosed down after-use making them perfect for a lazy beach day, a picnic graze or a chill gathering on the grass. Designed with sewn-in straps, making them easy to roll up and go.

Image: Miss Amara

Cancer Council Kids Sunscreen SPF 50+ 35 ml, RRP $6.99

Specially formulated and dermatologically tested for kids’ delicate skin, Cancer Council SPF 50+ Kids’ Suncreen is paraben and fragrance free.

It’s made in Australia and tested to four hours’ water resistance, although reapplying every two hours is advised.

Always read the label. Follow the directions for use.

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Soov Bite Gel, RRP $9.69

For fast acting, temporary relief from pain and itching due to insect bites. SOOV Bite Gel contains lignocaine hydrochloride to anaesthetise the skin and stop the urge to scratch. It also contains an antiseptic to help prevent infection.

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Stokke® Steps™ Bouncer, RRP $299

The softly cushioned bouncer has a unique cradling movement that mimics the feeling of being cradled in mother’s arms. Developed together with a Paediatric Physiotherapist, our Newborn Insert ensures that your newborn baby will be properly supported when placed in the bouncer. The detachable toy hanger keeps your little one’s favourite toy close at hand.

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CoolCabana 5, RRP $249

The CoolCabana 5 reimagines what a beach shade can be. No need to worry about your umbrella flying down the beach, not having enough shade, or overheating in an enclosed shelter.

Image: CoolCabanas

Kreafunk aCube Bluetooth Speaker, RRP $59.95

Take the music anywhere you go with Kreafunk aCube Bluetooth Speaker. Small in size but packed with great quality sound, the aCube is perfect for smaller spaces such as the bedroom, bathroom or kitchen, and is compact enough to travel with.
Supports True Wireless Stereo which means you can pair two aCube speakers for optimum sound quality.

Image: The Iconic

Country Road Sand Picnic Basket, RRP $199.00

Country Road inspires modern Australian living every day. An icon since 1974, the brand is famous for its effortless style and quality designs that are made to last.

Image: The Iconic

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