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Countdown to Summer Tips: A Little Water (Fun) Never Hurt Anyone! #C2S12

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In South Alabama, the actual “first day of summer” may be over a month away (June 20th),  but it is hot as Hades out there!  Seriously, my mailbox is not THAT far away and I got sunburned just walking out to it and back.  So, I have compiled a list of water fun activities to help you keep the kids cool this summer.  Enjoy!

Don’t forget the obvious ones: water park, swimming, local beach, water hose, soap and water on the trampoline, snow cones, and the like.

Lauren and Bug at Tutus & Tea Parties teach us how to make Sponge Balls and show us all the fun we can have with them.  I am not sure this would be a good idea for my boys… geez, they would be pinging these things at each other and I would have black eyes and other bruises to tend to. LOL!  However, they do look like super fun!  Want to see even more Sponge Ball fun?  Be sure to swing by Dukes and Duchesses to see the kids playing sponge ball in the back yard.

Grab the water guns and let the kids get rid of all the scary boogie men in a Monster Shoot Out!  Just at What I live for tells us how to do it pretty simply from old cereal boxes!  Yes, green too!

Ice Cube Painting? What in the world?   Teach Beside Me tells us how to make non-toxic paints that are safe for the kids and great for cooling off in the hot weather.  Seriously, painting with ice cubes!  How much fun is that?

There you go, some awesome ideas to get the kids outside this summer and still let them learn.  Do you have ideas to share?  Please link to them in the comments section.

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Thursday 17th of May 2012

What fun ideas! The icecubes sound awesome.


Friday 11th of May 2012

Thanks for sharing my monster shoot out! I need to make sure to do that again this boys loved it so much. :)


Thursday 10th of May 2012

Thanks so much for sharing my post! Great series!