15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer

by Rachel on June 26, 2014

It’s hot hot hot out there! It seems the only way to be outside these days is to do some sort of water activity! What is more fun than playing with water toys in the summer? I’ve rounded up 15 DIY water toys to keep you and your family having fun and keeping cool this summer!

15 DIY Water Toys for Kids to Make for Summer

1. Water Sponge Toys: Make a splash with this summertime toy that is easy to make and fun to play with!

15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer Sponges

2. Tricycle Car Wash: With a trip to the hardware store, you can make your own summer car wash! Your kids will LOVE this! Get the instructions on Design Mom.

15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer Car Wash

3. DIY Toy Boats: Your little ones can craft these fun toy boats and play with them in the water all summer long! Find the tutorial over on Inner Child Fun!

15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer Toy Boat

4. DIY Water Wall: Tinkerlab shows us this easy and inexpensive water toy DIY that your kiddos will have so much fun with!

15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer Water Wall

5. Water Pom Pom Target Toss: Have some fun in the backyard with this water pom pom target toss game!

15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer Target Toss Game

6. Water Balloon Piñata: Cool off on a hot summer day with this awesome water balloon piñata from Ziggity Zoom!

15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer Water Balloon Pinata

7. Bottle Sprinkler: This DIY water bottle sprinkler from Frugal Coupon Living will keep your kids having fun in the sun for hours!

15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer Bottle Sprinkler

8. Water Blob: This is an awesome summer water activity for the whole family! Read the tutorial over on Clumsy Crafter!

15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer Water Blob

9. Sponge Boats: Float these cute sponge boats in water for some summer playtime!

15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer Sponge Boats

10. Marble Run: Have some water fun with your little ones with this marble run from Inner Child Fun!

15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer Marble Run

11. Swimming Pool Scrabble: This is an entertaining pool game for kids and adults alike! Get the how-to from Toddler Approved!

15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer Pool Scrabble

12. Water Pistol Target Range: Set up your own water pistol target range from Inner Child Fun for hours of summer fun!

15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer Water Pistol Target Range

13. Soap Boat Races: All you need is a bar of soap and and a rain gutter for this fun outdoor activity! Get the instructions over on I Heart Nap Time.

15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer Soap Boats

14. DIY Slip ‘n Slide: Build this mega-sized slip ‘n slide from Life Hacker for some awesome summertime fun!

15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer Slip n Slide

15. Aluminium Foil River: Get creative with what to float down this really cool aluminium foil river from Filth Wizardry! Super fun!

15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer Foil River

Now get outside and have some family fun with one of these DIY water toys!

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1 Lindsay June 27, 2014 at 12:00 am

These are great ideas — I’m going to try to make a few of them with my daughter!

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