Keep cool all summer long with these cool summer water activities for kids.
Summer is all about having fun and getting wet! From day trips to water park tickets, you could go broke trying to give your kids the best summer ever.
Summer water fun doesn’t have to come at a price. You can have tons of wet and wild fun right in your own backyard with these cool summer water activities.
Our Favorite Summer Water Activities
Our kids love to have water fun in the backyard during the summer. From a young age, they were always playing in their water table either giving their toys a bath or creating some under sea adventure. Our backyard has seen everything from sprinkler time to duck races to creating the ultimate water slide.
It seems like the older they get the more imaginative their water play becomes. Last summer they invented Fence Water Blaster Drawing. They took water blasters and created pictures with water on our backyard fence. It was so simple, but it kept them entertained.
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Summer Water Activities for Kids
There are so many ways to have water fun right in your backyard. We have a list of awesome summer water activities that will not only keep your kids cool, but will keep them entertained as well.
Pool Noodle Race Track from Super Impulse
Water Balloon Pinatas from Red Ted Art
Sprinkler Baseball from Sunny Day Family
Toddler Car Wash from Kids Play Space
Water Blaster Games from Fireflies and Mudpies
Trampoline Water Games from Everyday Best
DIY Homemade Water Wall from Little Bins for Little Hands
Water Wall Tuff Spot from Adventures and Play
Easy DIY Water Wall from Clare’s Little Tots
Arts and Crafts
Water Pistol Painting from Messy Little Monster
Ice Painting from Messy Little Monster
Colored Water Play from There’s Just One Mommy
Educational Water Fun
Commotion in the Ocean Water Park from Growing Book by Book
Measuring with Water Guns from Teach Me Mommy
Summer Sink or Float Fun from Crafty Kids at Home
Nature Objects Sink or Float from Kitchen Floor Crafts
Name Practice Water Game from Inspiration Laboratories
Sensory Play Ice Cream Game from JDaniel4s Mom
Lego Ice Rescue from Crafty Kids at Home
Icy Dinosaur Excavation from Little Bins for Little Hands
Splash War Party from Adventures in Mommydom
Minion Water Balloon Fight from One Creative Mommy
Hopefully some of these summer water activities will keep both your kids and ours cool and happy all summer long. What ideas do you have for water fun in your backyard? Let us know in the comments.
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