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8 yummy summer drinks for kids

Cool down and kick off the party with these delicious summer drinks for kids. Spiked adult versions will help weary parents beat the heat, too.

By Today's Parent
8 yummy summer drinks for kids

Photo: Dillon Cools and Maggie Naylor

Pineapple Mojito

Cocktail time—and mocktail time for the kids. This mix of coconut water and pineapple juice is totally refreshing. Get the recipe: Pineapple Mojitos 

Two glasses of pineapple mojitos. One for kids and one for adultsPhoto: Dillan Cools

Peach Creamsicle Smoothie

Fresh juicy peaches, vanilla yogurt and a little orange juice is how you make an orange creamsicle in a cup. Get the recipe: Peach Creamsicle Smoothie

three bottles filled with creamy peach smoothiePhoto: Andrew Grinton

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Watermelon Lemonade

At your next barbecue, serve up two pitchers of this sweet-tart bev. A fruit-filled one for the kids and one spiked with Limoncello for the grownups. Get the recipe: Watermelon Lemonade

Two glasses of watermelon lemonade. One for kids and one for adultsPhoto: Dillan Cools

Sangria Berry Mocktail

Your classy kid will love sipping at this fizzy mocktail. Get the recipe: Sangria Berry Mocktail

pink sangria cocktail in gold-trimmed cocktail glassesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Watermelon Sangria

Stir white grape juice with watermelon and raspberries for the kids—and add a bottle of chilled rosé for the adults. Get the recipe: Watermelon Sangria

Two glasses of watermelon sangria. One for kids and one for adultsPhoto: Dillan Cools

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Mango Mojito

A little mango purée goes a long way. Stir it up with soda water for the kids and white rum for you! Get the recipe: Mango Mojitos

Two glasses of mango mojitos. One for kids and one for adultsPhoto: Dillan Cools

Lemon Tea Spritzer

Hot summer days call for fancy tea parties. Brew some lemon tea and add frozen lemonade and soda water for a real fancy time. Get the recipe: Lemon Tea Spritzer

china tea cup with pink tea spritzer and ice cubes with edible flowersPhoto: John Cullen

High-Protein Smoothie

It’s sometimes too hot to eat, this protein-packed smoothie is a clever cheat. Greek yogurt makes it thick and creamy. Get the recipe: High-Protein Smoothie

glass of thick purple smoothiePhoto: Roberto Caruso

Read more:
10 hydrating recipes to beat the heat  12 tasty no-bake desserts 7 fun frozen desserts

This article was originally published on Jul 13, 2019

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