DON'T GET WET!   Set up a number of sprinklers in between a starting line and a finish line.   Have the children try to run from one end to the other WITHOUT getting sprayed.   Have one of the youth control the faucet, turning it ON AND OFF AT RANDOM.   (When game is over--allow children to get wet--of course have them wear their swim suits!)

SW Express Geyser Blast Sprinkler Enjoyed by both Girls and Boys Enjoyed by children from 3 years and up Attaches to any standard garden hose Unpredictable spraying action Keep kids cool on a hot day

diy: busy wallet -- thrifted wallet filled with photos and scraps of paper to keep a toddler busy on an airplane. oooh-pretty-colors1

For the kids at the restaurant while you're waiting for your food: DIY busy wallet! pick up a cheap wallet. fill it with pictures, scrap scrapbook papers, stickers, a pen, etc. ***CJ loves taking apart our wallets.

Water play should get everyone laughing.

Toddler 2 Yrs +

A Gilmour water timer installs between a water faucet and a standard water hose. When activated, the internal valve opens, allowing water to flow to the attached sprinkler at the.

Tuinslang op een petfles vastmaken waar gaatjes in zitten en hup, lekker spelen/douchen/plantjes/gras water geven

Take a 2 liter soda bottle, poke holes in it. Attach to a garden hose. Toss over a tree branch and let hang for a kids water sprinkler. You can loop it over a tree branch and let kids bat it around for more watery fun!


Summer - Kids' Summer Ideas & Activities

Pinaqua (water pinata)- "On the hottest days of the season, nothing beats a water-filled piñata slung over the branch of a tree.

Duck, Duck, SPLASH. Kids water games for groups - summer

Summer Water Games For Kids ~ Duck Duck Splash

Fish For Marbles Game Use toes to get marbles out of ice water and put into cup for that team, relay style, team to get most marbles in 2 min wins.

Summer Water Games: Summer Marble Madness-Fill a small pool with marbles, ice and water. Then have the kids fish out the marbles with their toes and pace it in a bucket. When the timer goes off the person with the most marbles wins. Simple set up and fun!

Rainy Day Fun via Tweed Wolf

50 Inspiring Ideas for Rainy Day Fun with Your Kids

Rainy Day Fun -- 50 Ideas for those rainy Spring days ahead. or hot summer days for us!

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These are the super fun games at a perfect picnic. A Popcorn Relay Race. Strap cups of popcorn onto feet and race to fill up a box/bucket. But u better make sure u have a lot of popcorn.

Freeze Tag.  Oh my gosh - I'd forgotten about this.  We played it all the time.

I used to love freeze tag. We used to play it in the sprinklers, which added an element of surprise - nothing like having to freeze while water from the

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