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Airmate Floaties unicorn 1024cm x 1024cm inflatable, R1 299, www.airmate.co.za 

Celebrating our wonderful weather with days in the pool, you just can't be without a cool character "lilo" (old school terminology) or "floatie" (new school)!

We’ve rounded up the latest, greatest and most cutting-edge products that make life a little simpler, better and easier!

Iridescent snakeskin PopSockets grip – R249, and PopSockets car air vent mount – R169, buy online or for stockists visit www.popsockets.co.za

Elephant, Rhino, Zebra, Hippo, Lion, cellphone covers, R299 each, African Trading Port & Exclusive Books in V&A Waterfront, Country Feeling, Musica, Hi Stores, and J&J Rewards at jjrewards.co.za

Modern-day Hover Cart hoverboard extension – an accessory to your own hoverboard, R1 500, J&J Rewards at jjrewards.co.za.

Home-made go-karts where a big part of many a South African's childhood... This is how it's done these days!

Plush T-Rex and Sloth backpacks, R470, J&J Rewards at jjrewards.co.za and Larry's Life at larryslife.com/shop.

What Do You Meme game – an adult party game for meme-lovers, R449, selected Exclusive Books, PNA and J&J Rewards J&J Rewards at jjrewards.co.za and www.whatdoyoumeme.co.za

Think you've got what it takes to out-meme your friends IRL? (In Real Life, that is, as opposed to on social media for those of you thinking, "Huh?")
The rules are simple: Compete to create the funniest meme by pairing Caption Cards with the Photo Card in play. A rotating judge picks the best combination each round!

Ballo wooden sunglasses, R1 390, larryslife.com/shop

Jasper Eales Original Beach Bats set, R350, larryslife.com/shop

Rhino eraser, R155, Big Blue

Frog tape dispenser, R190, Big Blue

Socks, R150, Big Blue

Shopper and purse, R855, Big Blue

5 cent coin tin – manufactured in South Africa, R90, Big Blue

Coleman combo comprising a 50l cooler, 5l cooler and 1.9l jug, R1 199, Trappers

Placemaps by Clip Clop

For those who love to explore our country, these placemats will take you on adventures from the comfort of your dining room table. A landscape map of South Africa showing mountains, rivers, roads and towns followed by 4 detailed maps of the South African countryside will keep you and your family plotting and planning, dreaming and scheming. This set of five maps is repeated six times to give you 30 pages of maps.

For table talk, travel plans, and roadtripping, memories, craftwork and play, these Placemaps will keep your adventurous heart alive. R205 from www.clipclop.co.za

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