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15 BEST Backyard Water Fun Activities For Kids

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Best backyard water fun ideas to get the kids out of the house and off the screen!

These fun water toys will be fun for the whole family to beat the heat this summer!

No need to go to a public pool, here are 15 water activities for backyard water fun without a pool!


Backyard Water Fun For Kids

It’s warming up outside which means to get the kids outside they need some water toys to keep them cool.

My favorite memories of summer involve swimming, sprinklers, and slip-n-slides.

Of course, there are a lot more options out there for backyard water fun than there were when I was growing up in the ’90s!

Playing outside is important for child development. Remember when we were kids, we stayed outside all day.

Times have changed and most kids would rather be inside playing with a tablet. 

These fun water toys will keep the kids playing outside for hours instead of begging for screentime

Outdoor Water Play Is Important For Kids

We all need vitamin D because it is crucial to our health.

Not only can the kiddos get much needed vitamin D from being outside, but they also get in daily exercise.

With childhood obesity on the rise, playing outside is such an easy way to keep the kids active!

Backyard Water Fun

So do what your mom did, send the kids outside to play!

The best part about these fun water toys is that you can enjoy them with your kiddos! 

Let your whole family beat the heat this summer and get out of the house!

Backyard water fun will always be a hit with your kids on a hot summer’s day.

backyard water fun for kids

15 BEST Backyard Water Fun Activities For Kids

It's time to have fun in the sun and get outdoors! Check out this fun list of backyard water toys to keep the kids entertained for hours! The best part is, these provide water fun for the whole family to beat the heat!

For more fun and frugal things for kids to keep the kids busy this summer, check out this list of 101 Free Activities For Kids.

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What is your family’s favorite backyard water fun idea?  PLEASE let me know in the comments 🙂

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Monday 28th of June 2021

I like the inflatable water park with the blower. I like all of the water activity ideas!

Rikki Ridgeway

Wednesday 8th of April 2020

I am so ready for summer, and can't wait to put the trampoline waterpark suggestion into action! It'll be fun for the whole family!


Wednesday 8th of April 2020

We have a splash pad for my little and love it! Definitely saving this list for as he gets older, summers last a long time in Louisiana and I’m sure he’ll love these


Wednesday 8th of April 2020

Absolutely love this list! My kids love being outdoors and it’s so much fun to make it a little different and special with fun water activities.


Wednesday 8th of April 2020

Rainbow sprinkler and sprinkler pad are amazing . Thanks for sharing

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