Water Games and Activities for Summer Family Fun

Published:
July 9, 2017

Sarah Shelton

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This is a HOT summer! If your kids are like mine, they hate being cooped up inside and they want to get outside and play, especially during the summer when we aren’t doing as much school as we do during the school year.
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Summer is a great time to relax, kick back and have some fun family time. You can really have a blast in the hot summer months if you include water in your family time! I found some really cool ideas for water games that will be a blast for ALL ages!

Water Game Ideas:
Squirt Gun Water Races from Design Dazzle – try to get the cup across the string using only a water gun! This looks like a ton of fun.
Squirt Gun Water Races! Perfect for summer time! Easy DIY set up that will keep the kids happy and cool!
Fill the Bucket Outdoor Water Game from The Resourceful Mama
Cool of this summer with this super fun water game. Teams race to fill their bucket. kids|activity|summer|fun|family activity|group activity
Make Your Own Sponge Ball Toss Game from Passion for Savings
How to Make Your Own Sponge Ball Toss
Play a Game of Kiddie Pool Kickball from Let’s Get Together
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Water Balloon Fun:
Water Balloon Stomp Inspired by I Love Lucy – we love I Love Lucy and the episode where she stomps on the grapes is a favorite in our house! My kids will LOVE this idea from Livingly.
Stomp those water balloons
Water Balloon Pinatas – kids love pinatas, but these drop refreshing water instead of sugary treats! We love this fun idea from Milk Allergy Mom.

Shaving Cream Balloons from Totally the Bomb are super fun and messy for the kids. I love that you can hose everyone off when you are done with your balloon war!
Shaving Cream Balloons for Kids
Play a wild game of Water Balloon Baseball from Overstuffed Life.
Get your kids outside having a great time without spending much money! Try water balloon baseball--the kids will love it!
DIY Milk Jug Water Balloon Launch from Kid Friendly Things to Do – this is a fun summer craft and a game all in one! 
Milk Jug Water Balloon Launch Summer Game For Kids! Easy to make, less balloons to fill, entertainment for the kids, and a chance to cool off! A Win, Win for everyone! Adults love this game, too! Perfect for an Amazing Race Event!
We love these Bunch O Balloons for filling up a ton at one time:
Bunch O Balloons – Instant Water Balloons –  Blue (3 bunches – 100 Total Water Balloons)


Here are some more water play ideas that would be perfect for little ones:
Fun With Water: Projects, Ideas and More
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