Summer usually mean lots of outside playtime, especially in the pool. But if you find your kids are totally over the regular pool noodles and floats, it’s time to get creative! Check out our list of the coolest water toys on Amazon right now. (Affiliate links included.)

Hot Potato Splash

Test your spud tossing skills with this waterproof Hot Potato game! It's as simple as squeezing the potato to get the music going and then handing it off to your neighbor. This is a great alternative to diving for rings and perfect for when you're sick of the kids complaining about getting shot with water guns. Don't get caught with the potato and enjoy for hours of fun!

Pick up your own at Amazon.

Pool Volleyball Game

Big kids will love practicing their serves and spikes with this inexpensive volleyball game. Made from 10-gauge vinyl, this boxed-set comes with a blow up ball and grommets to add extra weight to keep the net in once place. Good luck pulling everyone out of the pool when you have one of these this summer!

Grab one for your kiddos for $10.99 on Amazon.

Dive Through Rings

Forget boring old regular dive rings the you have these torpedo swim-thru hoops! The 28-inch wide hoops are weighted so they always stand upright under water, making obstacle courses a breeze! Kids will have the best time coming up with swim routines and other under the sea adventures.

Swim over to Amazon to get this two-pack!

Chuck-O-Splash Bean Bag Toss

Take your bean bag toss game to the pool this summer with this Chuck-O-Splash version! Made with foam and plastic to stay afloat, this game comes with the game board and 6 floating bean bags. Get ready to hone your skills because everything floats! Great for adults and older kids, we can see this providing hours of entertainment around the pool.

Get more info on this game at Amazon.

Starlight Glow In The Dark Swimming Games Kit

Nighttime swimming has never been so fun! This Starlight Swimming Games kit comes with everything you need to swim after dark: 2 lotus flowers, six glow bracelets, four dive diamonds, six border lights and a guidebook with instructions for 10 fun pool games! Think: sharks and minnows, treasure hunters and more!

Get ready for nighttime swimming by shopping this kit at Amazon.

SwimWays Zoom-A-Ray

This underwater glider requires no batteries (you're welcome) and can shoot up to 15 feet before rising to the surface. Perfect for active kiddos, this pool toy has adjustable sides so you can change the direction for hours of fun!

Pick up your own for just $10 on Amazon.

Splash Bombs Sunken Treasure Chest Pool Diving Game

Arr matey! It's a race to the treasure with this fun sunken treasure chest game that comes with 30 coins for claiming. Drop the filled chest to the bottom of the pool and watch your little swimmers have fun while perfecting their swimming and diving skills at the same time.

Dive into the fun when you buy this game on Amazon.

Bubba the Bottom Feeder

No two games are the same with this 1 to 4 player pool game. Take turns feeding the differently weighted goldfish until he floats to the top!  It's a fun game that encourages underwater swimming and of course, tons of fun.

Find Bubba on Amazon!

Do you have a go-to pool toy your kids love? We’d love to hear about it in the comments below!

––Karly Wood


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