On hot summer days, babies and kids NEED shade. Here are some of the best items we’ve found for quick, easy, portable shade.
Slather on the sunscreen and plop’em in a cool spot created by one of these quick & easy portable shades.
iCorer Extra-Large Pop Up Cabana
$45 / icorer.net
The tent provides a spacious interior, and it pops up so no assembly is required. Two side mesh windows provide ventilation and it has two zippered doors so you can use it as a changing room. UV Guard protection is provided by silver-coated interior fabric. Secure with provided extra-long stakes.
Sunba Youth Baby Beach Tent
$45 / sunbayouth.com
Here’s a baby shade tent that’s perfect for the beach because of the bowl-like base that you can either fill with water or leave empty. It offers 50+ UPF protection from the sun, too. It’s also easy to set up because all you do is unfold for it to pop open. Appropriate for ages 3 and younger.
One-Touch Beach Tent
$85.99 / pacificplaytents.com
For a quick pop tent, this lightweight tent does all the work after you unfold it once out of the bag. The mesh top panel provides ventilation while the sides provide the shade.
Beach Surf Shelter
Quick shade — simple instructions are sewn inside the carry bag. A removable floor allows for sand play at the beach without those harmful UV rays. Water resistant and coated with UPF 50+ for protection.
Presto Cabana Tent
$64.99 / pacificplaytents.com
It’s a shade tent you can take anywhere, even to the beach with it’s attached sand bags that you fill upon arrival. All you do to pop it up is pull a cord. No extra parts. It’s also big enough for you and a child.
$130 / beachbub.com
A royal blue canopy and a base that will hold it firm in those frisky gulf winds. Load the base with sand. The umbrella receives rave reviews for durability in all kinds of weather.
Hatteras Fast Pitch Shade with Drink Sleeve
$90 / coleman.com
Take your shade anywhere. Pre-attached, color-coded poles let you set up your shade fast. The UVGuard material offers 50+ UPF protection. Keep your bottled drink safe in the three-can sleeve. It also has a mesh window you can use as a second door.