‘Tis the season of afternoons by the pool, and you might be ready for new activities to switch up the kids’ water play.
Whether you’re throwing a pool party or just trying to entertain your kids at home, here are some clever pool games that you can make yourself:
Hole in One 1 of 6Float upside-down frisbees in the pool and take turns tossing sponges, stepping back each time you get it in.
See more ideas from Family Fun
Sponge Balls 2 of 6Make water bombs with ordinary sponges!
See the tutorial from One Charming Party
Bubble Pool 3 of 6If you have a kiddie pool and a hoola hoop, turn your backyard into a bubble game!
See more from Sew Dang Cute Crafts
Floating Pool Volleyball Net 4 of 6Rather than going out and buying a volleyball net for your pool, just make your own!
See the tutorial from Instructables
Noodle Races 5 of 6Turn your pool noodles into a racing vehicle across the pool.
See more from Sense of Wonder
Swimmable Mermaid Tail 6 of 6Play mermaid for real with this DIY mermaid tail tutorial.
See more from A Crafty Balance
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