DIY Water Toys For At-Home Summer Fun

Smiling girl sliding down an outdoor slip and slide

School is about to be out for the summer, so it’s your job to keep the kids entertained for the next couple of months! While playing outdoors is a given, the Alabama heat is quite extreme during the summer season. Help your kids cool off and make a splash with these three DIY water toys.

Wet Water Sponge Toys

Head to the store to buy a pack of soft cello kitchen sponges and zip ties to make this adorable water toy. Or, you might even have these tools on hand. Whether you want to fill this easy craft with water in the bathtub, pool, or with a hose, they are bound to make a splash and put a smile on your kiddo’s faces. Who knew summertime fun could be so simple?

Water Balloon Pinata

Grab a plastic bat because your kids are about to have some good old fun! This Water Balloon Pinata will make your kids feel like they are at a birthday party, and it’ll cool them off on a hot, summer day. You will need a package of balloons, cotton strings, a small plastic funnel, and an outside hose to make this DIY water toy a success. After completed, line up the kids to start knocking the water balloons, but make sure they take turns. If you don’t have a plastic bat at home, you can DIY one out of cardboard.

DIY Water Blob

Who says you have to go to a water park to enjoy the ultimate slip ‘n’ slide? With the help of a clear thin tarp and duct tape, you will be the cool house on the block. By inserting the water hose into the tarp, it’ll fill up with water, entertaining your kids for hours and hours.

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