My son was introduced to swimming when he was 6 months old and even though he was pretty good at back floating I wanted to find something that he could sit up in while in the pool. Hands down this is my favorite pool toy for little ones who are just starting out in the pool! Funny thing is that he thought this was the best pool toy too! The SwimWays Baby Spring Float is designed for use for kids from 9 to 24 months. My little guy was a bit younger than 9 months when he first used this float and he did just fine.
This swim float and canopy can quickly fold up and comes in a handy carrying tote. A little practice is required to deflate and store, but once you get it down [...]
This past April my family vacationed in Marco Island, Florida. We stayed in a vacation rental that had a private pool and my two year-old son could not wait to go swimming. As I was getting all of his stuff for the pool ready I realized that the water wings I brought from home were never going to work, as they were way too big for my little guy’s skinny arms. My in-laws rented some baby gear from a local store and when they realized that the water wings were a no-go they asked the store if they had any pool noodles or floatables that we could rent. When the gentleman from the store arrived with the other gear he had a Stearns Puddle Jumper Life Jacket in hand. I had no idea that he [...]