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Awesome Pool Toys for Kids

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Are you scratching your head, wondering how to keep the kids busy all summer long? You can only run them to lessons, craft classes, reading programs, and so on, for … Continue reading

How to Throw a Memorial Day Pool Party

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I love to throw a party! I know when I say that some people just roll their eyes and say “not me, no way. It’s too much stress!” I am … Continue reading

The Messy Pool Race

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Want to wear your kids out in a hurry?  Whether you’re trying to get them their daily dose of exercise or just want them to burn off a little energy … Continue reading

Capture the Splash

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We’ve revamped capture the flag for a hot summer day by moving it into the pool!  The basics of the game Capture the Splash are exactly the same, but it’s … Continue reading


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Cannonball contests are a summer staple.  There is something about leaping into the water and making a giant splash that kids love.  You can make the splash attack even more … Continue reading

Water Polo in Your Backyard!

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Water polo is becoming a hot game in swimming pools all over the world.  Don’t let your family miss out on the fun–introduce it to your backyard today.  With an … Continue reading

Mermaid or Dolphin Treasure

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Kids have terrific imaginations.  Sometimes all they need is a little prompting to create an imaginary world to which they’ll want to return again and again.  The water is particularly … Continue reading

Underwater Charades

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  Here’s another great twist on a classic game of charades:  move it underwater!  Equip your observers with some goggles and send them underwater to figure it out.  There are … Continue reading

Cup Relay With a Twist!

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Everyone who has been to a picnic or a field day knows the classic fire-brigade-cup-relay game.  Traditionally, participants take a cup of water from one bucket and either travel an … Continue reading

Olympic Games Day 2

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For Olympic Games Day 2, pick a water-filled version of one of your favorite outdoor games: volleyball!   Volleyball is a classic event that is great for groups. Divide the … Continue reading

Play Chicken, Get an Egg

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Kids think up (and are taught) a lot of games and activities.  Some are safe and others not-so-safe.  As the grownup it’s your job to teach them how to play … Continue reading

Diving Board Dodgeball

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Incorporate a classic outside game with water fun by moving dodgeball to the swimming pool with Diving Board Dodgeball. The object of the game is similar, but the game play … Continue reading

The Sink or Swim Game

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No, we’re not talking about your first semester of college.  The sink or swim game is a great group and party game that is sure to wear out and delight … Continue reading

A Day at the Water Ballet

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Want to get your kids’ imaginations and bodies moving in the pool?  How about an impromptu water ballet?  Forget the Tchaikovsky and Brahms and let your kids pick their own … Continue reading

Swimming Pool Basketball

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The swimming pool is a great place to introduce kids to traditional team sports and also to practice skills.  Basketball is a longtime swimming pool favorite here at ToySplash and … Continue reading

Diving Board Charades

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A splashtastic twist on an old party classic:  diving board charades! Divide your group into teams and create a list of ideas to act out (adjust your answers to suit … Continue reading

It is COLD

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What do you do when your kids insist on getting in the pool when it is cold, but then complain about it?   There is the ever popular, “told ya … Continue reading

Spring Pool Games are Ducky

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Is your spring baby a little bummed that it’s still too cold for a pool party on her birthday?  Never fear, even when it is too cold to go in … Continue reading