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Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. School’s out, vacation plans are set, and the beach is ready to welcome families. Now is the time to stock up on some cute beach clothes for kids. Coverups, t-shirts, and tropical patterns might be some items that come to your mind. Here is a list of some great kids beach clothes to help make your shopping easier!

Beach Clothes for Kids

From dresses to trunks, we’ve got it all right here for you! Dress the kids up in beachy fashion and enjoy a day in the warm sun.

Girl’s Beach Clothing

Florals, pastels, and vivid colors will look wonderful on your little girl this summer. Check out these ideas for beach clothes for girls!

Polka-dot Swim Suit 

beach clothes for kids
Carter’s

Nothing says summer more than this polka-dotted swimsuit from Carter’s! Available in three patterns, this would be cute for your daughter to wear to dinner after a day at the beach or on a warm summer day. Sundresses are always great for kids’ beach clothes.

Ruffle Tie Front Top

beach clothes for kids
The Children’s Place

This cute ruffle top from The Children’s Place comes in two bright, summery clothes. Cue the beach weather! Pair with denim or white jeans, and this would be a great look for a warm, sunny day.

Girls Graphic Tee

beach clothes for kids
Macy’s

Sometimes a nice graphic tee is all you want to wear after a day in the sun. This girl’s Sunshine on My Mind tee from Macy’s is perfect for those kinds of days! Sunshine will definitely be one of the main this on her mind after a fun beach day.

Rashguard Swimsuit

Long-Sleeve Side-Tie One-Piece Rashguard Swimsuit for Toddler Girls
Old Navy

 

This style of one-piece, zip-up swimsuits keeps little kids relatively covered up, reducing both sun exposure and sunscreen struggles. Explore vast selections of such swimsuits at Old Navy.

Floral Embroidered Top

beach clothes for kids
Janie and Jack

Cute and simple for a sunny day, this girl’s top from Janie and Jack makes for an easy beach outfit. Pair with some canvas shorts, sandals, and sunglasses and she’ll be the most fashionable kid out there!

Kaftan Beach Cover Up

beach clothes for kids
Maisonette

Sun protection is essential! This UPF 50+ kaftan girl’s cover-up from Maisonette is so cute, and it’ll keep her skin protected. It’ll easily become one of her favorite beach pieces.

Girls Rash Guard

beach clothes for kids
Target

Does your child have sensitive skin? A rash guard is the best way to prevent sunburns and other unwanted skin problems from sun exposure. This girl’s tie-dye rash guard from Target is adorable and would match well with a variety of swimsuits!

Boy’s Beach Clothes

Girls aren’t the only ones who should look cute and fashionable at the beach! Below, we have lots of great options for the boys as well.

Patterned Button Up

beach clothes for kids
Carter’s

This patterned pineapple button-up is the definition of a beachy vacation! This button-up could be worn loosely over a t-shirt for a casual look, or buttoned up for a nicer look. Hawaiian shirts are a no-brainer when you are considering beach clothes for kids!

Boys Tropical Tank Tops

beach clothes for kids
The Children’s Place

What about tank tops for the boys? This pack of tropical tanks is convenient when packing for the beach. Less outfit planning and buying is always a plus. Throw a bathing suit and tank on, and he’s set for a beach day!

Boys Graphic Tee

beach clothes for kids
Macy’s

What about a graphic tee for your son? This shark Respect the Locals tee is a funny nod to our ocean friends. It will definitely fit with a beachy atmosphere and keep him feeling comfortable.

Boys Linen Shorts

beach clothes for kids
Janie and Jack

Linen is the perfect material for the summer because it’s lightweight and airy during the warmer months. Grab him some patterned linen shorts so he can look cool and comfortable. Make it a whole set with the matching shirt, a hat, and some sunglasses.

Boys Swim Trunks

beach clothes for kids
Maisonette

These boys’ Le’Orangerie trunks are too sweet to pass up. They’re perfect for bright, sunny days at the beach, or fashionable enough for a fun pool party!

Boys Rash Guard

beach clothes for kids
Target

No more putting sunscreen all over his chest! Get him a rash guard and keep him protected from the sun. It’s comfortable and will match any style of swim shorts.

More Beach Ideas

Going to the beach is always a fun time. Shopping for beach clothes for kids can also be fun! There are so many cute patterns and styles out there. While shopping, make sure you up your wardrobe, too, and grab some beach outfits for you!

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And if you’re going to be traveling far to get to the beach, make sure to read our travel tips for packing light! With all your new outfits, make sure sunscreen makes it in your beach bag, too! Have a great time at the beach!