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.

Bombs Away!

Sponge bombs that is ... Lots of splashy fun and no balloon bits to pick up. Pop over to Jenn at Endlessly Inspired for the how-to. Psst: Jenn’s son described sponge bombs as, “The best thing that ever happened to me.” We think that’s spongetacular!

photo: Jenn Young via Endlessly Inspired


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