Summer is here, woo-hoo! While that naturally means sandy shoes, drippy ice creams and splashing in the paddling pool, it’s a time of year that can also bring unique challenges.
There's no doubt that you'll want to make the most of spending time with your little one this summer, so we’ve come up some great suggestions you can do together while on-the-go or out and about travelling this summer.
So, whatever your budget, let CBeebies favourite Bing be the perfect companion whilst out and about this summer – whether it be making pasta pictures together, going to feed the ducks, playing outside or watching Bing episodes on the go!
Here is every Bing thing you need to ensure your summer is tip-top fantastic...
This brilliant sticker activity book is filled to the brim with summer-themed fun. Use the stickers inside to take a trip to the paddling pool, eat an ice-cream or build a sandcastle with Bing... plus, as they're reusable, the fun never stops as your little one can rearrange to their heart's content.
Protect your tot from those harmful rays with this charming Bing sunsafe. We love the cute short-sleeved design and the high neck feature for maximum coverage under the hot sun. The Bing sunsafe also offers UPF 40+ protection for safety. A must-have this summer!
3) Watch Bing on YouTube for lots of inspiration for fun, low-budget ideas that you can do together
Check out the compilation video to give you bags of Bing-spiration (sorry) of what else to do this summer, together with your little one. From drawing chalk dinosaurs to blowing bubbles in the garden, there's lots more fun to be had!
Give your Bingster a new best friend with this very big, huggable, super-soft Bing toy. It's the perfect size for cuddling and a great summer companion for your youngster!
5) Bing Baking app (available on iOS, Amazon, Google Play)
In this child-friendly, super-creative app, your Bingster has the chance to make and decorate biscuits in the kitchen together with Bing and Flop. They can roll dough, squidge it with their fingers and choose from an array of cutters and decorations to make fabulous biscuits. Watch Flop put them in the hot, burny oven, and don’t forget to tap on the camera to take a picture of your yummy-delicious treats before you and Bing sit down to eat them together. Yum, yum, yum!
6) Bing series (available on iPlayer)
It's always wise to have your little one's favourite series on hand for when they're feeling a little played out, or otherwise need some quiet time. Fortunately, Bing is available every day on CBeebies, as well as being watchable anytime, anywhere on BBC iPlayer.
Competition time: Win the Ultimate Bingster weekend!
You could win theme park tickets to Alton Towers and CBeebies Land, plus an overnight stay at the CBeebies Land Hotel for a family of 4 guests including breakfast. Bing’s new show ‘Bing’s Picnic’ will take the stage twice a day at CBeebies Land at 12.15 and 2.15pm! Click here to enter.