Frozen treats, grilled grub, and splash-tastic activities are just a few of the perks surrounding summer birthday celebrations. Whether you’re hanging poolside, enjoying the waves, or having a backyard bonanza, no alfresco fete would be complete without a fantastic takeaway. From bubbles to beach balls, these unique favors are perfect for your summer baby’s birthday bash.

Send a Sand Castle Home

The crafty mom over at Mama.Papa.Bubba turned assembling these awesome miniature sandcastle kits into a fun afternoon activity. Filled with homemade sand play dough, a pint-sized pail, shells and more, learn how to put together your own here, and be sure to involve the guest of honor.

photo: Mama Papa Bubba


Which is your favorite summer favor? Let us know in the comments below. 

— Lauren Hill