Why carry your water bottle when you can wear it? Swiggies is a wrist water bottle by HydroSport that keeps kids cool and hydrated all day long. It holds 8 ounces of cold water and also can be frozen to lower body temperature in the heat. Each Swiggie straps onto the wrist and has a pull top. $12.95, at swiggies.com.
SWIH (pronounced SWEE) -- aka So What It's Hot -- is a multipurpose hands-free water bottle holder, neck cooler/body cooler and sweatband all in one. Made from bamboo fabric, it is meant to wrap around your neck or waist. It also can be worn as a sweatband under a hat or helmet. $14.99 (plus shipping) at myswih.com. (Note: Water bottle not included.)
Kids will feel extra cool this summer with Cool Off Towelettes, pocket-size cloths that are supposed to refresh and cool the skin. Each towelette is infused with cooling herbs, plant botanicals and essential oils and are supposed to have a fresh and fruity scent. Prices range from $4.99 for a box of 12 to $10 for a box of $24 and are available at select CVS and Duane Reade stores or online at amazon.com and drugstore.com.
Your feet will be cool and comfortable with Native Shoes. Made out of soft, molded EVA foam, these eco-friendly shoes are lightweight, airy, odor-resistant and machine washable. Children's sizes, $30, and junior sizes, $35. Available at select Nordstrom and Bloomingdale's stores and at nativeshoes.com and zappos.com.
Compiled by Ruth Bashinsky