This post includes 10 Water Balloon Activities for Kids perfectly timed for good old summer fun! Simple and inexpensive!
Water Balloon Activities for Kids
Find a hill, fill the balloons, and on your mark, get set, go! Integrate science learning by filling the balloons with different amounts of water and testing the speed of the rolls!
I fell in love with this Water Balloon Painting activity on Meri Cherry.
Squeeze a few colors of paint onto paper, fill your balloons with water, tie, and roll the balloon over the canvas.
Squeeze a few colors of paint onto paper, fill your balloons with water, tie, hold above the canvas, and drop the balloon over the canvas. Point out how the paint splatter differs depending on how high or low the balloon is held over the canvas.
Water Balloon Launch
We simply used activity cones to launch our water balloons in the air to see if we could catch them and to one another to see if we could catch them. Simple fun.
Water Balloon Paint Squirt
Water Balloon Squirt! from Growing a Jeweled Rose is the perfect summer activity for kids. Does it get any better than this activity? Fill balloons with water, add a bit of paint, and tie up. Poke a hole in the balloon with a pin or even a sharp pencil, then squeeze onto your canvas of choice.
Water Balloon Bowling
Set up activity cones and bowl the balloon! Kids love this activity!
Water Balloon Toss
Set up a simple, old fashioned water balloon toss!
Water Balloon Whack
When I saw this Water Balloon Piñata idea on Pinterest, I knew my boys would be all over it!
Create these super cool ice water balloons! Add a little color to your winter or cool down during the warmer summer months.
For More Fun, Fantastic Fun & Learning has a great list of Water Balloon Activities for Kids ranging from art, science, math, and language