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24 Things You Need In Your Car If You Are A Summer Nanny

Being a nanny can be tough! This is everything you will need to keep in your car for the kids you are watching while on the go.

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A Big Plastic Box

You are going to need a box to put all of the necessities in
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You are going to need a box to put all of the necessities in

Reusable Water Bottles

Water bottles filled or empty are always important when the kids are being active
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Water bottles filled or empty are always important when the kids are being active

Snacks

Snacks are very important for a distraction and a quick bite in between activities
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Snacks are very important for a distraction and a quick bite in between activities

Coloring Books

Coloring books are also a good distraction for kids during car rides
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Coloring books are also a good distraction for kids during car rides

Crayons

Crayons are great because they are not messy and won't dry out making it the perfect coloring utensil for kids in the car
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Crayons are great because they are not messy and won't dry out making it the perfect coloring utensil for kids in the car

First Aid Kit

This is a MUST HAVE! You never know what one of the kids is going to wipe out on the playground. Having a first aid kit will be really helpful
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This is a MUST HAVE! You never know what one of the kids is going to wipe out on the playground. Having a first aid kit will be really helpful

Sunglasses for kids

Where ever you are this summer sunglasses will help you and your kids block the sun out of your eyes
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Where ever you are this summer sunglasses will help you and your kids block the sun out of your eyes

Beach Towels

From spills to a blanket towels will help in crisis
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From spills to a blanket towels will help in crisis

Sunblock and Bug Spray

Having sunblock and bug spray around during the summer is just common sense! Avoid sunburn and bug bites on all of your adventures
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Having sunblock and bug spray around during the summer is just common sense! Avoid sunburn and bug bites on all of your adventures

Wipes

Wipes are a great resource for any mess in any situation. For reason things get sticky really fast!
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Wipes are a great resource for any mess in any situation. For reason things get sticky really fast!

Stickers

Want the kids to stop fighting? Promise a sticker for any type of good behavior. You will have them eating out of the palm of your hand!
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Want the kids to stop fighting? Promise a sticker for any type of good behavior. You will have them eating out of the palm of your hand!

Baby/Kids Hats

Always have a hat handy to keep the sun off of your little guy's face!
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Always have a hat handy to keep the sun off of your little guy's face!

Jump Rope

Introduce the jump rope to the kids and show off your moves you learned in elementary school on the blacktop
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Introduce the jump rope to the kids and show off your moves you learned in elementary school on the blacktop

Bouncy Balls

These balls are cheap and great for any game at the park!
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These balls are cheap and great for any game at the park!

Car Trash Can

Avoid litter and mess in your car with a trash can for the kiddos to throw away their garbage
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Avoid litter and mess in your car with a trash can for the kiddos to throw away their garbage

Hair Bands

When the little girl you are watching keeps getting hair in her face you will thank me!
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When the little girl you are watching keeps getting hair in her face you will thank me!

Plastic Bags

You never know when you will need a plastic bag! They are used to hold countless items and are used for multiple tasks
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You never know when you will need a plastic bag! They are used to hold countless items and are used for multiple tasks

Plastic Wristbands

These wristbands are super important. Order a few online and customize them to say "I'm with _______." along with your phone number. Your kids can wear them in public places and show their wristband to an adult if they get lost
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These wristbands are super important. Order a few online and customize them to say "I'm with _______." along with your phone number. Your kids can wear them in public places and show their wristband to an adult if they get lost

Activity Books

These books are also great to pass the time in the car while driving kids to their next activity
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These books are also great to pass the time in the car while driving kids to their next activity

Disposable Camera

Having a camera on hand is super fun! Capture all of the memories and then develop the pictures at the end of the summer
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Having a camera on hand is super fun! Capture all of the memories and then develop the pictures at the end of the summer

Paper Towel

Use paper towel to mop us that spilled drink or stop a nose bleed. It does it all!
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Use paper towel to mop us that spilled drink or stop a nose bleed. It does it all!

Stuffed Animals

In case of a kiddie emergency always have one of their comfort animals on standby
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In case of a kiddie emergency always have one of their comfort animals on standby

Hand Sanitizer

With all of the running around and play time kids hands can get dirty. Use hand sanitizer to keep them clean
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With all of the running around and play time kids hands can get dirty. Use hand sanitizer to keep them clean

Umbrella

Have an umbrella handy for unexpected downpours while playing outside or at the pool
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Have an umbrella handy for unexpected downpours while playing outside or at the pool

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