11/26/16 6/24/13 POPSUGAR Moms Summer Water Activities For Kids No Pool Required! 10 Fun Water Activities For Kids June 24, 2013 by Lisette Mejia 1.9K Shares Chat with us on Facebook Messenger. Learn what's trending across POPSUGAR. View in slideshow You probably won't have a hard time getting kids near water this Summer, so you might as well help them have as much fun with it as they possibly can. Get them slipping and sliding with these ideas for games and activities that will keep them entertained for hours. In most cases, all you need is a hose that's lying around the house. Read on, and let the wet fun begin! Make a Slip 'n Slide Oh the slip 'n slide! Whether you choose to make one with plastic sheeting or purchase one ($20), no child will turn this activity down. Try adding pool toys and setting it on a slight slope to increase the fun factor. Source: Wendy Updegraff Photography make one with plastic sheeting or $20 from wemadethat.blogspot.com Buy Now purchase one $20 from amazon.com Buy Now Build a Waterfall Water Wall It's imaginative, and a fun way to keep cool! We love this waterfall water wall that kids can create using household items and a garden hose. Source: Playing by the Book Plan a Water Balloon Fight On a particularly hot day, fill some water balloons and place them in baskets throughout the yard. Then invite the neighbors over and inform them all of your water balloon fight. Source: Flickr user eflon Play Water Limbo Just when they thought limbo couldn't get any more fun! Instead of the classic stick, use streaming water from a hose to see how low the kids can go. Source: Instagram user allisonbrooke99 Make a Trike Car Wash With little more than some PVC pipe and a garden hose, you can transform your driveway into a car wash for small tricycle riders. Source: Lowes Ice Eggs You can create a world of discovery for your tot with these ice eggs. The night before a warm day, simply fill a balloon with water and add in a small toy or two. Send the kids outside to examine them and see what objects they can find. Source: A Little Learning For Two Take Bath Time Outdoors Image Source: Shutterstock Switch up your routine and take bath time to the yard. Doing the same ol' thing in a new location is exciting and they can even get into a soapy foam fight without protests from mom. Play Car Wash A car wash is probably one of the few chores that can be turned into playtime. Get out the buckets, rags, and bubbles, and let them have fun with it. Reward them for their hard work with a few bucks or a trip to the candy store! Source: Flickr User DoubleLPhoto Go Fountain Jumping Plan a day of visiting park fountains and splash pads to keep the kids cool. Each pad is different, providing tots with tons of different ways to play. Source: Flickr user codyr Host a Water Fight Turn on the sprinklers, crank up the hose, and fill up those water guns; it's time for a water fight! The perfect activity on a hot day, water fights are a great substitute for the pool and a fun way for the kids to keep cool. Just be sure to have the towels handy. Source: Wendy Updegraff Photography Outdoor ActivitiesSummerFood And ActivitiesKid Crafts Stay Sane and SavvyWith Our Moms Newsletter You're subscribed! Sign Up For Our Newsletter Select topics that interest you Activities and Recipes Parenting News Parenting Humor New Moms Sign up with facebook By signing up, I agree to the Terms & to receive emails from POPSUGAR.