Days have become longer, and the sun strikes down with renewed intensity. Yes, summer is officially here and the sweltering heat can cause discomfort, dehydration, as well as other summer-related conditions and ailments. As parents, we will want to keep our kids as cool and refreshed as possible.
Thankfully, there are merchandise available that help make summer a more fun and bearable season to experience. Keeping your children in mind, we put a spin to your conventional ice cream, smoothies and other summer coolers with these products around the metro that add a more kid-friendly touch to sweets and desserts.
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MakeRoom, B5, Ground floor, Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Gourdo’s, C-214 Serendra, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Healthy Steps Ice Cream Scoop, P595, from Makeroom
Instead of the conventional spherical scoop of ice cream, come up with a more classy looking triangular serving instead with this scooper. If you're counting your calories, it also helps to know that one scoop from this is equivalent to a half cup.
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Aristocakes Cupcake Holder, Makeroom
Add a touch of royalty to your kiddo's cupcakes with these colorful silicone crown-designed cupcake holders! Fit for your little king or queen!
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Motorized Ice Cream Cone, P695, Makeroom
We found this cute motorized ice cream cone that does the spinning for you! Yes, it literally turns as you lick, minimizing those messy ice cream situations. It's also dishwasher safe for easy cleanup.
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Easiyo Yogurt Maker, available at leading supermarkets
From New Zealand comes this easy way to come up with your own yogurt! Just mix your choice of starter pack, from flavors such as natural, lemon, strawberry, vanilla, mango, banana or greek n' honey, mix with water in a special jar and leave it for 8 to 12 hours submerged in boiling water and voila! Your fresh, homemade yogurt is ready to be served. Use it as a healthy alternative to cream, sauces and dips.
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Frozen Jewel Pop Molds, P850, Makeroom
Remember those candy ring lollipops we used to have back in the day? Here's a modern twist for your kids! Pop your fruit juice mix into these jewel-shaped molds, pop in the freezer and when frozen, enjoy these ring-shaped coolers on a hot summer day!
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Zoo Pops, P995, Makeroom
Here's another way to chill your kid's favorite juices! Try these animal-shaped molds with "penguin handles" and choose from the available lion, polar bear, elephant and monkey designs.
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Tovolo Ice Cream Sandwich Molds, P745, Gourdo's
Want to come up with your own ice cream sandwiches? Here's an awesome twist: ice cream sandwich molds! Use these animal-design molds to add flair to your ice cream sandwiches.
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Cupcake-2-Go, P295, Makeroom
Ever needed to buy cupcakes and travel with them? Here's a way to preserve its shape, and in a cute container too! Check out these BPA-free, dishwasher-safe, plastic containers, available in blue and pink.
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Nuby Magic Motion Insulated No-Spill Flip-It Cup, P359.75, Youji and Me
When traveling with the kids, keep your trip as spill-free as possible with this cup with a soft and durable silicone straw, an easy-to-use filp-top cap and double wall insulation that keeps drinks at your desired temperature longer.
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Contigo Kids Mug Four Pack, P2,200, Hobbes and Landes
Check out this other spill-proof cup that has a non-skid bottom pad, is 100 percent leak-proof (using a new patented lid technology that automatically seals between sips) and dishwasher safe. Just press the button to sip. Plus, it's BPA-free! Comes in orange, pink and purple.