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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 the founder of, a cruelty-free company committed to creating travel accessories that help travelers journey with ease, efficiency and elegance. She loves to travel the globe in pursuit of good food, wider life perspectives and great adventure stories with her kids. Deborah is a Canadian-born, mompreneur and Los Angeles-based writer, who obtained her master’s in journalism from New York University. You can find her travel stories at

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