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Entertainment How to turn your backyard into a water park this summer

03:41  30 june  2020
03:41  30 june  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Backyard water park : use your imagination and supplies to create wet and wonderful water challenges your kids will love right in your backyard . Are your kids begging for a trip to the water park ? Want a fun alternative without the crowds, money and worry? If you have a backyard , you have the makings

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Cooling off in the yard is a memorable childhood pastime at any age. A trip to the water park may not be in the cards this year, but hook up a hose to any number of fun accessories and kids will hardly care how they get wet. The best part? No need to pack up the car or transport soggy sleepyheads to and fro. Although water slides and above ground pools are selling out like hotcakes, we've found a few that are still available. From simple toys for toddlers to more advanced splashy entertainment, here's what's needed to transform any backyard into a summertime oasis.

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From water slides and mats to water blasters and soakers, Canadian Tire has dozens of great items to turn your backyard into an awesome cool-down zone. A great way to bring the feeling of a park to your backyard is with a swing. There’s a good chance that when you were a kid, your family — or

Summertime means playtime! So we've got a list of products to help you turn your backyard into a mini water park . THE LIST is the national Emmy award

First things first: Get a hose that's long enough to stretch across the yard and easy to handle. This expandable hose from GrowGreen is sturdy and easy to store in the off season.

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Water is refreshing entertainment on a hot summer day, but please remember to always supervise children around water . Here’s to beating the heat with your very own backyard water adventure! Meghan Ross is a freelance writer covering all things home and living.

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Water is refreshing entertainment on a hot summer day, but please remember to always supervise children around water . Here’s to beating the heat with your very own backyard water adventure! Meghan Ross is a freelance writer covering all things home and living.

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Nobody said we can't sneak in a little learning during recess. This popular splash pad comes printed with a map of the world or alphabet letters. Suitable for ages 12 months and up.

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Imagine stepping into an outdoor space and seeing a swaying hammock, glowing garden lights and bold tropical foliage, and hearing the sound of While a trip to a far-off resort is a luxurious splurge, with a handful of design moves, your backyard can become a daily oasis designed just for you.

The kids were sitting inside, kind of bored, when Alyssa asked the boys to race her to the trampoline. They couldn't believe their eyes when they found that

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A simple combination of water and light in motion. Watch their eyes and limbs try to keep up.

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Life isn't all unicorns and rainbows, until it actually is. This popular inflatable delivers joy even before it's hooked up to the sprinkler.

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Inflatable Play Center Wading Pool with Slide for Kids ($88; amazon.com)

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For ages 24 months and up, this inflatable hippopotamus pool comes equipped with a wading area and a mini slide.

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Wow World of Watersports Super Slide ($229.99; amazon.com)

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A slide across the lawn is a rite of passage. This one from Wow World of Watersports comes with inflatable sleds for a smooth and cushy ride.

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Costzon Inflatable Water Park, 7 in 1 Jungle Castle ($599.99; amazon.com)

To make this a summer the kids will never forget, this inflatable water park from Cotzon is a must. It fits up to five kids, so it's great for big families, and is best for those 36 months to 10 years old. This play center has two slides, a bounce zone, a ball pit, a water sprayer, climbing wall and comes complete with a blower, water hose and carrying bag.

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Lunvon Family Inflatable Swimming Pool ($129.99; amazon.com)

Sometimes a simple dip with floaties will do just fine. This inflatable wading pool is for kids ages 6 and up — and even adults can float around in its luxurious 22-inch depth. If isn't quite hitting the mark, check out our guide to above ground pools for every backyard and budget.

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Max Liquidator Water Blasters 6-Pack ($20.55; amazon.com)

For a good old-fashioned water fight, everyone needs their own instrument of mischief.

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Bunch O Balloons Instant Water Balloons ($9.99; amazon.com)

Summer just isn't complete without water balloons. Self-sealing and recyclable, these balloons from Zuru can be filled in batches of 100 in 60 seconds. Just enough time for parents to take cover.

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Gaze long enough at the surface of a glistening wobbly bubble and it's easy to forget reality altogether.

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Sun Bum Mineral SPF 50 Sunscreen Lotion - 3oz ($14.97; amazon.com)

One study found that less than 0.01% of zinc oxide sunscreen is absorbed into the skin, according to the Environmental Working Group. This zinc oxide, mineral SPF 50 sunscreen from Sun Bum doesn't stay white on the skin and lasts up to 80 minutes in the water. The coordinating face stick makes it even easier to apply and reapply with a swipe. Wearing sunscreen isn't just for outside anymore. Check out these dermatologist recommended sunscreens for wearing all day, even indoors.

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Kaufman Striped Beach & Pool Towel 4-Pack ($34.99; amazon.com)

Eventually, drying off will be essential. These 100% cotton velour, bold-striped towels are oversized (30 by 60 inches) to keep everyone from dripping in the house.

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Coleman 48-Quart Performance Cooler ($24.99; amazon.com)

Keep cold beverages on hand for kids and adults with a classic cooler. Pop the plug at the base to drain out the melted ice at the end of the day.

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Outer Banks Deluxe Folding Adirondack Chair ($299.99; amazon.com)

Watch over the mayhem in style with a timeless Adirondack chair. This one from Outer Banks comes with a footrest and folds away easily.

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Sunnyglade 9' Patio Umbrella ($49.99; amazon.com)

Pitch an umbrella, keep the cooler nearby and everything is set. This 9-foot umbrella from Sunnyglade tilts near the top to provide flexible shade. The beige color will turn any yard into a makeshift South Beach cabana.

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Blissun Outdoor Living Patio Umbrella Base ($52.99; amazon.com)

Keep the umbrella upright with a sturdy base that can also weather the wind and the rain.

Note: The prices above reflect the retailers' listed prices at the time of publication.

Weber's connected pellet grills are $200 off for July 4th .
A backyard barbecue with the family may be as good as it gets for summer celebrations during a pandemic — thankfully, the tech for it is more affordable than before. Weber is selling its connected SmokeFire pellet grills for $200 off, dropping the EX4 to $799 and the larger EX6 for $999. Both deals last until July 13th. Those aren’t trivial prices, but they could be worth the outlay if you can’t imagine cooking inside in warm weather. BuyBuy SmokeFire EX4 from Weber - $799

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