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When it’s summer I love to be outside. Growing up in Florida you had to have a pool or have water activities to cool everyone down. Now that we’re in North Carolina, I love summer even more. It’s the time of year when it actually gets hot and when we can play summertime splash games in the yard.
Here’s a huge roundup of activities for the kids to do this summer to keep them cool and have fun at the same time!
Splash Pads and Water Tables
Inflatable Play Center (Ages 2+)
Fantasy Castle Inflatable Play Center (Ages 2+)
Rainbow Ring Inflatable Play Center (for Ages 2+)
Intex Dinoland Inflatable Play Center, (for Ages 3+)
Surf ‘N Slide Inflatable Play Center, (Ages 6+)
Baby Spring Float Activity Center for pool. Includes canopy – we used this when our kids were too little for the pool. They easily sit in the seat and can be pushed around the pool (needs adult supervision).
Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Splash Patrol Sprinkler Toy – just add a hose!
Fire Hydrant Garden Hose Sprinkler Splash – Sprays 8 feet! Great for the young ones and is perfect for little fire fighters.
Banzai Chipmunk Backyard Critter Water Sprinkler
Little Tikes Wet & Dry First Slide with Slip Mat. Comes with a slide that can be used without the splash mat.
Banzai Sidewinder Falls Inflatable Water Park Pool with Slides & Cannons
Dock Slide – going to the lake? Add this to the dock to add a quick slide!
World’s Biggest Backyard Lawn Water Slide – you have to see how long this slide is!!
Banzai Pipeline Twist Inflatable Water Park Pool with Slides & Cannons
Go Triple Slider Kids Outdoor 3-Person Water Slide with Splash Lagoon
Slippery Slime Slide (with 2 Bags: 50G of Slip Tech Slime)
Water Toys and Water Games
Goliath Hydro Zoom Ball (2 Player)
Swim Center Clearview Aquarium Inflatable Pool, 62.5″ X 62.5″ X 19.5″, (Ages 3+) – perfect for the backyard for toddlers to splash around on a hot day
Swim Center Family Inflatable Pool, 103″ X 69″ X 22″ (Ages 6+)
Metal Frame Pool Set with Filter Pump, Ladder, Ground Cloth & Pool Cover