11 Easy Ways to Set Up a Backyard Water Park

It’s hard to deny your water park’s awesome perks: slides, water cannons and dump buckets that make cooling off a total blast are just a few. Making it to the water park to use those splash-tastic perks? It’s not always in the cards for busy families (hello, newborn nap time or meal prep, amirite?). So instead, why not bring those wet and wild features to you with simple-to-set-up activities any parent can rock. Flip through to find your fave.

Slip Slidin’ Away!

Store-bought slip 'n’ slides are OK but for serious slidin’ fun, it’s time to go old school with the homemade giant kind! Zoom over to Diary of a Preppy Mom, where Whitney has all the details on how to ramp up your slip 'n’ slide mph.

photo: Whitney Abuzeid via Diary of a Preppy Mom


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