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.

At the Kid Wash…

"Workin’ at the kid wash, yeah ..." Ever wish you could run your kids through the wash like your car? Now you can! Debra at Familyicious came up with this super-fun activity—it’s a sneaky way to rinse them off when they’ve been in the sandbox too.

photo: Debra via Familylicious

Do you have a great DIY water park idea to share? Tell us about it in the Comments below!

— Allison Sutcliffe & Helen Walker Green



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