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Outdoor Water Games for Kids

Grab a towel and head outside to try some of these refreshing outdoor water games from around the web!

o8Sponge Ball Catch

Add some splash to your game of catch! Craft some sponge balls with this easy tutorial from Inner Child Fun.

o1DIY Dunk Bucket

Turn your backyard into a carnival with this dunk tank tutorial from The Happy Housewife.

o2Water Wall

Water walls are pretty customizable, but Things to Share and Remember has some great and accessible ideas!

o3Water Blob

Bring this kid-favorite summer camp activity to your backyard with this tutorial from Clumsy Crafter.

o4Water Hose Limbo

All you need for water hose limbo is… a hose! Check out the rules and find other hose games on Davonne Park’s site.

o5Sponge Relay Race

My LDS Projects shares how to make a sponge relay race, along with other water-themed party activities.

o6Water Balloon Piñata

Instead of candy, fill your piñata with water! Head to Scrap Happy Heather for the how-to.

o7Penny Boats

Let the kids design their own boats to see how much treasure it can hold with Classic Play.

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