Cut pool noodles in half. Scatter 20 or so balloons on the ground around a laundry basket. Give players 5 mins to move as many balloons as possible into the laundry basket using only the pool noodle.
Instead of water balloons make sponge bombs! This is a great way to beat the heat without using up a lot of water, and sponge bombs can be used and re-used all Summer long. (And don't have all those balloon pieces everywhere!
creative activities to do with kids ages To try: Cracking Egg Shells Clean Mud for much older Toddler Body Painting on a Sheet--once Warmer outside Lots of good ideas for older toddlers.
16 creative ways to kill time- Put a blow up pool in a pool for an awesome outdoor waterbed.
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