25 Water Activities for Kids – keep the kids busy this summer with these fun, silly and creative water activities!
Water Activities for Kids
Summer vacation is here! Keeping kids busy during the summer can sometimes be a challenge. I’m always looking for fun, inexpensive ideas to keep the kids entertained. This summer we have a lot of weekly themes planned liked Ocean week, Food/Cooking week, and nature week where we do an activity pertaining to that weeks theme every day. It’s something for the kids to look forward to and it keeps us busy. We’ll definitely share our crafts and activities with you guys over the next few weeks. In the meantime here are over 25 Creative Water Activities for Kids!
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DIY Water Activities
My kids love these water sponge bombs! Dip the sponge bombs into a pail of water and toss or squeeze for a refreshing cool down this summer.
Use a pool noodle to make a marble run water slide via Mama Papa Bubba
Rainbow Science Experiment via Fun a Day
We love Bunch o Balloons! These water balloons take seconds to fill and are great for parties! Find these fun Water Balloons HERE.
Make a Squirt Gun Race Game over your swimming pool or backyard grass are with this easy tutorial via This Grandma is Fun
I’m pretty sure my kids would LOVE this DIY Dunk Bucket Game via The Happy Housewife could you imagine how fun it would be to hit the target and watch the water fall?
My boys would love this PVC pipe water shooter! Learn how to make a pvc pipe water shooter via Frugal Fun 4 Boys
We just ordered this Dunk Hat Game to play this summer! Find it HERE
This jump rope game sounds awesome! Players have to hold a cup of water and jump 10 times, the player with the most water left wins! via Parents
My daughter loves playing with these Water Beads! Find them HERE
This Water Balloon Pinata game is perfect for a backyard BBQ and summer parties via Makoodle
a water table is a great way to keep younger kids busy over the summer – find it HERE
This Pool Noodle Water Wall is great for toddlers! Find out how to make a pool noodle water wall via Teaching Mama
This DIY Trike Car Wash is a fun way for kids to play outside when the temperatures warm up. via SF Gate
DIY Water Blasters Sprinkler via Mom Endeavors
Water pistol painting vis Messy Little Monster
DIY Rainbow Bubble Snake via Housing a Forest
Poke holes in a 2 liter bottle to create a water bottle blaster connected to your water hose! via Parents
Grab some pool noodles from the dollar store to keep little ones busy with these Pool Noodle Boats! via Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
Make colorful ice cubes and have kids race across the yard via Parents
I’ve always wanted to make a Water Blob! Find the DIY via Homemade Toast
How to make a Pool Noodle Sprinkler via Ziggity Zoom
DIY Mini Water Blob filled with toys! via hello, wonderful
Water bottle target game via unknown source on Pinterest
PVC Pipe Sprinkler via Kreations Done By Hand
Swimming Pool Scrabble via Toddler Approved
Kiddie Pool Kickball (water games for teens) via Let’s Get Together
Pick up soap from the dollar store to make these Soap Boats via i heart naptime
Colored Ice Play via Kids Activities Blog
Kiddie Car Wash via Mom Endeavors
25+ Creative Water Activities for Kids
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