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Our family loves hanging out at the pool, and could literally spend all day in the water! But, I know I’ve said it before, I am not a fan of typical water toys. Any toy that has a hole to squirt water usually ends up in the trash within a few weeks as I begin to see the mildew inside.
- Little spray bottles
- Paint brushes – my kids love painting “water lines” on the pavement and watching it dry
- Hard little animal toys – my kids LOVE animals! So the hard little animals that you can buy are awesome! They might be a little expensive (several dollars per animal) but they hold up. Weather it’s in the dirt, the mud, the sand, or the pool, these animals go everywhere with us.
- Barbie Mermaids – these are always a big hit with my daughters friends
- Cheap plastic cups – my little kids love sitting on the pool steps and pouring water between the cups
- Plastic Easter Eggs – kids love filling these up, watching them sink to the bottom, and hiding their small toys inside
- Squid Divers – my kids love playing with these as animals, but the older two love diving in the pool for these as well
- Pool noodle slings – great for just floating and relaxing, but not difficult to climb into like a lot of pool rafts
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