Summer has been late in arriving here in Europe but now the kids are out of school and we're ready to celebrate summer with our families. Here are seven accessories and family toys available on MakeTank to help get you in the summer spirit.

1. Noah's Arc

Noah's Arc

No summer is quite complete without a trip to the zoo. Noah's Arc is the perfect gift to remind the little ones in your life of the magical day they spent with their favorite animals. This cardboard cutout set comes with 6 animals for endless hours of play. And if it keeps raining all summer? Well, you'll be needing to build an arc.

2. Zebra Wall Lamp

Zebra Wall Lamp

Your summer plans call for something a little more wild? Safari wild? This zebra wall lamp adds a little roar to any wall. Whether you plan on traveling on a safari this summer or your plans have you staying indoors, this lamp is perfect for anyone who still wants to live on the wild side.

3. Compass Pendant 

Compass Pendant

Express your love of travel and adventure with this lasercut mirror compass pendant. Known as the symbol of travel and discovery, this is the perfect summer gift.

4. Galilean Telescope

Galilean Telescope

Many summer memories are made beneath the stars. This educational kit is ideal for children ages 8 and up. They can construct a monocular just like Galileo and make summer memories of their own.



Take your LEGO to the next level this summer. With school out and nothing but free time, the NXT2WIFI is just the right thing. Build a LEGO robot with dad this summer. Not only does it establish secure Wi-Fi connectivity and sockets, it provides a fully customizable webserver. Is dad on vacation? The webserver allows you to control your robot using your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

6. DIY Robot Book 

DIY Robot Book

With all the free time that comes with summer, here's a perfect activity. This DIY book (only in Italian) can help you learn how to build your own robot that can be controlled over Wi-Fi. Get tech-savvy this summer!

7. Little Robots Earrings

Little Robots Earrings

You can also let mom in on the robot fun! If building robots aren't her thing, surely these robot earrings are. They are 3D printed and come in a variety of fun summer colors. Before you know it, you'll have a whole robot family.


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