The kiddie pool — where would our summers be without it? What inflatable object could we blow up into a floppy, neon monstrosity that takes over the whole lawn and looks nothing like the photo on the box? Where would we recline in 3 inches of hose water, and where would we sip our homemade umbrella drinks? Nowhere, that's where. And that's why the plastic paddling pool is king of the summertime lawn.
"Whenever we have play dates, the ball pit is one of the most popular hangouts in the playroom. Seriously the kids LOVE it! We've had this ball pit since Jake was 6 months old and it's still one of his favorite toys. You can easily make your own with an inflatable swimming pool and pit balls (we used 200). "