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Under 7, 7 to 12
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Under $10
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07/26/2012
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Cool Down with Water and Ice Games
Water and ice are the best toys to have in the summertime! Here are four games to play on a hot day.
Materials
  • Balloons
  • Plastic bucket
  • Ice cubes
  • Spray bottle
Steps
Step 1
Play Games with Ice Cubes
  • Fill a bucket with some water and lots of ice cubes. Take turns removing cubes from the bucket using only your feet.
  • Have a contest to see who can melt an ice cube between his or her hands first.
Step 2
Play "Hide-and-Go-Squirt"

Play “Hide-and-Go-Squirt.” The person who is “It” gives the others a count of 30 to hide. Then “It” grabs the spray bottle and starts hunting. Anyone who gets found gets squired!

Step 3
Play with a Water Balloon

Make a water balloon and then prick it with a pin. Play catch with your balloon, getting soaked as it slowly loses water. (Note: Make sure you pick up the used balloons after playing. They can be dangerous to young children and wildlife.)

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