The style of the poncho means your kids can keep it on as they play and eat a meal while also staying warm but can be opened if needed. The front pocket can be used to carry dry clothes to the changing room as well as to carry swim goggles to prevent them from being misplaced. The versatility of the pocket in the front makes it convenient to carry your dry clothes as well as a safe place to carry your swim goggles. Your child can also discreetly change out of their wet swim suit without having to take the towel off to put on undergarments and pants. For best results machine wash in warm, tumble dry medium or hang dry completely.Soft and absorbent terry cloth towels 30" x 54"-100% cotton towel-fleece accents for warmth-easily fits ages 2 to 7-change out of wet clothes discreetly-easily play or eat while staying warm-front pocket versatility-machine washable and tumble dry- gift note with ribbon availableoptional customization:-choose favorite novelty or character for front pocket & hood-choose favorite towel color-accents (ears, tail, etc)-personalization with name on back of towelif you don't see your child's favorite character convo me and i will try my best to custom make it. You will love the soft and absorbent inside and personalization on the outside. Warning: snaps are not intended for children under 3.