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Super Easy, Fun, & Unforgettable Water Balloon Activities for Kids

One of the best all-time water activities for kids is the classic water balloon fight!  I am super excited to introduce 10 Water Balloon Activities for Kids, super fun games perfectly timed for summer! Simple and inexpensive!

Water Balloon Activities for Kids

Races

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! Relay races are another great variation.

Paint On

I fell in love with this Water Balloon Painting activity on Meri Cherry.

The Best Water Balloon Activities with Kids

Paint With

Squeeze a few colors of paint onto paper, fill your balloons with water, tie, and roll the balloon over the canvas.

Paint Drop

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.

Classic Water Activities for Kids

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.

10 Classic Water Balloon Activities for Kids

Water Balloon Bowling

Set up activity cones and bowl the balloon! Kids love this activity!

Toss a Water Balloon

Set up a simple, old fashioned toss the balloon!

Water Balloon Whack

When I saw this Water Balloon Piñata idea on Pinterest, I knew my boys would be all over it!

Water BalloonFreeze

Create these super cool ice water balloons! Add a little color to your winter or cool down during the warmer summer months.

I hope you enjoyed these water balloon games for kids! 

Best,
Marnie

 

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