During the warm weather months it can be challenging to find toys that will encourage kids to leave their technology devices behind and get outside to play. Here is a great list of fun, outside water toys and games kids of all age groups can play in the yard or in the pool. Make sure to supervise your children during water based play for safety purposes.
Inflate the ball, attach your garden hose, then let the kids toss it, roll it or chase it. Recommended for ages 2 and up.
This battery operated water blaster might just be as fun for the adults around as the kids! Water streams up to 25 feet. Ages 6 and up. Requires 4 AA batteries.
As the waiter floats in the pool, kids take turns filling cups of water and stacking them on top of the tray. Ages 5 and up. 1-4 children can play together.
A less messy way to fill up those water balloons at home or in an area without a hose or faucet. Includes 500 balloons and strings for tying. Ages 8 and up.
Similar to the backyard cornhole game, bring your beanbags into the pool and aim for the floating target. For kids 8 and up. 1-2 players.
This is a great toy to add to a small kiddie pool for toddlers. Stack up the boats, hit the orange button and the fountain sprays water in all directions. Ages 1 and up. Requires 3 AA batteries.
A great way to cool toddlers and preschoolers off is to use a water play table. Recommended for ages 1 and up. Accommodates up to 3 children.
The WaterRipper waterball floats above the water's surface and will not sink. This ball will skip like a rock across the water, but catches like a bag. Great for playing in a lake, pool or at the beach. It is recommended for ages 7 to adult.