When the sun is shining, there’s nothing like an outdoor water fight to stay cool! But it’s all too easy to get stuck in a water balloon rut. For creative ideas to keep children entertained all summer long, we’ve compiled a list of the very best garden water toys. And they make wicked gifts for summer birthdays too!
Splashy STEM silliness
Little scientists will have hours of fun with this water lab set! It contains everything they need to conduct seven splashy, hands-on experiments: test tubes, bubble wands, floater flasks, and much more. The instruction cards are easy-to-follow and wonderfully waterproof. Great for outdoor play, or bring the set inside for some brilliant bathtime entertainment.
Fun in the sun
Sure, there are lots of fancy, high-tech toys out there. But nothing beats a simple bouncy ball! This brilliantly colored ball can bounce multiple times on top of the water with only a single throw. And it’s not actually as simple as it first appears — this ball can magically change color in the sun! Made of durable material so that the good times can go on and on…
A ball that skips and bounces only on water? Yes, please! Whether you’re playing in a paddling pool or at the beach, this Waboba ball will provide the whole family with endless entertainment. This high-performance ball measures in at 2.2 inches and features a signature gel core that allows it to float and bounce. Learn and master all kinds of awesome tricks — highly addictive, high bouncing fun!
Bouncing off the walls
Bored with skipping rocks? Try skipping the Waboba Big Kahuna ball instead, and watch it bounce all the way across the pool! This large ball (3.5 inches) is easy to catch and made of soft polyurethane. It floats and bounces on the surface of the water, so it’s perfect for the pool, the lake, or even the bathtub — with Mom and Dad’s permission, of course!