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7 Ways to Have Soaking Fun with Water (No Pool Required)

by Deborah Song


4. DIY giant bubbles. The magical ability of bubbles to captivate children may very well swallow them whole with these huge bubbles.


5. Rain gutter river. Create a stream of scientific consciousness by building a gutter river in your backyard. The exchange of water between one tub to another requires a little elevation and will get kids thinking about more than just fun.


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6. Sponge bullseye. Chalk, sponge and water is all that’s required to play this game. Talk about taking a cheap shot at fun.


7. Frozen t-shirt race. The race involves defrosting a frozen t-shirt and putting it on as quickly as possible. It’s the perfect fit for a sweltering day.


Deborah Song is a Canadian-born, Los Angeles-based writer, who obtained her master's in journalism from New York University. She is the founder of, and is passionate about helping parents find better work-life balance and proper support through community.

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