Use a fitted sheet to cover the kiddie pool when not in use. Let's the water warm up without getting stuff in it.
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YES! This is exactly what I had in mind! Sand box in a kiddie pool with a vinyl tablecloth "shower cap" to keep water and animals out. I like her way of doing the elastic better than what I had had in mind. Perfect!
GIANT HUMAN BUBBLESAll you need is a kiddie pool, a hoola hoop, some water, and a bunch of dish soap.
spray aquarium gravel with metallic gold spray paint, fill a kiddie pool with sand, water, and gold nuggets and let the kids sift through with old pie tins. Make drawstring muslin bags to hold their gold nuggets, then they can trade them for snacks or little favors at the "Trading Post"
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21 fun things to put in kiddie pools---some of these are def a no no but the rest seem worth a shot
homemade bubble solution in kiddie pool with, stand on stool and use hoola hoop as "wand"
Parents if you're throwing a outside party maybe this would be fun for the kids to do. Still keeps the bubble theme. You could put them in a one of those kiddie pools. Maybe do a obstacle course at the party!
Deanndra Whitaker: Quick toddler activities that I can do in a moment's notice, with no setup. It occurred to me that the smallest size kiddie pool in the ktchen would be a good place for these water activities!
Great alternative to the sandbox mess in the house after playing. Just fill a kiddie pool with 1 bag of landscaping pebbles ($3) from Lowe's. Add construction vehicles. Keeps my son content for at least 1-2 hours. He LOVES it.
Race marbles on this track made from pool noodles. This would be so much quieter than our current marble run!
A bunch of dirt on a tarp with plastic bugs and such in it with shovels and trucks! Or in kiddy pool would be fun too.
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Make this paper boat, then take it to a stream outside (or a kiddie pool) and have some fun with the kids outdoors! #COgetmovin via @Emma (My Little 3 and Me)