Spread out your blanket and get ready for a picnic perfect day in the sun. From a bag that converts to a blanket to water bottles that will keep your drink cold for 24 hours, we’ve found 14 family picnic essentials for your next outing. Click through the photo gallery to get your picnic party started.

A Cool Cooler

Keep your lunch nice and cool in a leak proof insulated cooler bag that you can throw over your shoulder like a messenger bag or easily snap onto your stroller handlebars (hello, free hands!). The BPA-, lead- and phthalate-free bags come in two sizes (the smaller kid-size is pictured), and you can choose from fun designs including a dinosaur, robot and seahorse.

Available in two sizes and multiple colors at SoYoung from $29.99



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– Erin Lem