Water, toys, and lots of cool fun for this summer!
Summer fun comes in a variety of sizes and colors, but most of all, fun always comes in water toys!
Summer is just around the corner and the kids will, once again, be home on vacation! What better ways to spend their time than to engage them in outdoor physical activities that burn energy, provide fresh air and pure vitamin D sunshine, and provide hours of just plain old fashion fun! What can compare to the fun kids experience when they are engaged in activities that take place in the water with their friends and their favorite water toys? Summer fun in the water is as old as the hills and as new as the June flowers. Capture the childhood magic and excitement of each new summer with the fun that never grows old! These great water toys provide hours of old fashion fun and summer childhood memories that last for a lifetime.
Our three adult children have blessed us with ten grandchildren. We bought one of these enormous water slides for them last summer. We could not have imagined the fun that was in store for children and adults alike. It became a Friday ritual for our family that not one of us was willing to miss. We all, young and old, found ourselves waiting in anticipation for the fun, food, laughter, and the camaraderie we experienced every Friday afternoon as the screams of child delight filled the summer air in our backyard. At the end of the day, the children were dressed in pajamas before loaded up to head for home. Our children were always happy to announce that, "The kids were asleep before we reached the stop sign at the corner." Talk about fun! It went non-stop and brought back the real carefree dog days of summer for all! As we look forward and prepare for our own (soon to be here) Friday summer water fun, we invite you to prepare for yours!
Recapture the joy and magic of summer for your children as we have. Summer is calling, and one of these magical water slides is just waiting for your kids!
Thank you Team Squidoo for Lens of the Day Honors! July 1, 2008
2008 - Our Newest Water Toy has its debut at Hillbilly Heaven!
WOW! Check this out if you have any kids!
We started our summer 2008 Friday ritual of having all the grand kids and friends over for all the fun they can handle! You should have been here to see the looks on these children's faces when they saw the new water slide for the first time! Words can't explain the joy and excitement on their faces, so I will just have to show you. Come take a look!
Summer 2008 begins with a big splash at our house with our brand new water slide! Let the fun begin!!!
The front view of our new water toy as we were setting it up.
This thing is huge! Here is the side view of our new water toy!
The right water slide is curved and partly covered at the bottom
The left water slide is a straight drop and fast!
Now I ask you; are these children having fun or are they!
This is the back where the children climb up to slide one way or the other
They started at 11 am and their moms had to drag them out by the toes at 8 pm
The Solomon always has to check out the new additions to the yard
He thinks that he looks better than the pool so he just has to show off!
Now you need some toys to play in the water with!
From the ManufacturerGet ready to play some volleyball this summer with the Super Size Volleyball set. The set includes a 6 net and features a no-tip design for hours of refreshing fun. The included 18 inflatable volleyball floats for easy retrieval.
Lots of fun in the sun with WATER TOYS!
Product Features * 14ft inflatable sliding ramp and splash pool. * Quick and easy garden hose hookup * Durable heavy duty PVC Construction * Ultimate water slide like no other * Easily inflates in minutes 5.0 out of 5 stars What a great time!, July 4, 2006We bought the Splash Bomb Water Slide locally last Spring. The 7 year old and 14 year old had such a great time with it, we kind of splurged and got 3 slip `n slides to replace it when it finally tore after about 10 hours of hard use.The first one we put up was the Aqua Leisure Spray and Slide Family Pool. The design looked great, and if it could have only held air, it might have been really fun. But the air plugs wouldn't hold and we were forever adding air to all the bladders, and it tore quickly. Nice design, horrible fabrication.Shark's Revenge Water Slide was our next slide to assemble. The slide is long, but didn't have the comfort advantage of an inflated slide. Plus, it had this odd shark head part that 1) had an odd sized port for adding water, and 2) wasn't stable enough to stand up so the kids could slide through it. Bottom line was that while it looked fun in the pics, it wasn't worth the money for just a long piece of vinyl.Our third replacement took us back to the Splash Bomb, and it was the hit of the birthday party last weekend for the now-8-year-old. We had kids from 3 to 30 jumping in and loving it. And it was sturdy enough to go through that without getting torn. Splash Bomb gets my heartiest endorsement.
Jump, Slide, and Swoosh in the Sun!!!
Product Features * Make a splash all summer long * Attach garden hose for sprayers to wet the slide surface * 7 air chambers * Repair patch comes with it * 8 heavy duty handlesFrom the Manufacturer119" x 81" x 53" Water Slide - This item will give a whole summer of wet, slippery fun. Attache the garden hose and you are ready to go.Product DescriptionPool Side Water Slide 58851E Pool Side Water Slide 58851E Make a splash! Great water slide that will make any pool the place to be. Your new inflatable Pool Side Water Slide will be the hit of the summer! Inflated size: 119" x 81" x 53" (302cm x 206cm x 135cm) 20 gauge (0.50mm) vinyl Attach garden hose for sprayers to wet the slide surface 7 air chambers 8 heavy duty handles Suitable for kids ages 6 and above Repair patch included Shelf box UPC: 78257588510
Product Features * 3 air chambers each with double valve intake and free-flow exhaust valve * Convenient drain plug - allows for easy emptying * Repair patch comes with itFrom the Manufacturer144" x 26" Swim Center Neighborhood Pool - Swim centers are great for the growing family. There is plenty of room for the kids to romp around, while the parents keep a watchful eye. The vibrant colors are a great addition to any backyard.Product DescriptionThe Neighborhood Center Intex Swimming Pool is big enough for family and friends! This inflatable swimming pool features soft, wide I-beam sidewalls, rugged vinyl construction, 18 guage vinyl rings, a 16 guage vinyl floor, and 3 air chambers each with double valve intake and free-flow exhaust valve! This Intex swimming pool also has a convenient drain plug and a repair patch! Pool Picture May Vary. Water capacity: 765 gallons.
Product Features * 74L x 54W x 13.5H splash pool with 48L x 21W x 21H slide * Basketball hoop and backboard with 8.5 inflatable basketball * Ring toss game with 7 inflatable rings * Inflatable tunnel with a showering waterfall * Quality pool for hours of summer fun!From the ManufacturerThis action-packed pool will provide endless summer fun! Slide down the spraying splash slide and into the pool of water. Challenge your friends to a wacky game of basketball or ring toss. Cruise through the wet `n wild tunnel with cool walls of water! You can do it all with the Wild Waves Water Park!
Product Features * 10H x 163L x 14W inflatable water slide * Included blower motor features GFCI for maximum safety and convenience * Includes 1 water bag for maximum stability * Water slide weight limit: 400lbs * Banzai is the ultimate name for water slide fun!From the ManufacturerScale the climbing wall of this 10 tall water slide and ride the banked curve all the way into the splash pool! Then, leap through the tunnel and down the diving ramp right back into the splash pool! This slippery Sidewinder Falls inflates in less than 3 minutes with the included continuous-airflow blower motor and easily attaches to any hose! Heavy-duty Dura-Tech construction ensures lasting strength and durability while the constant airflow helps resist small tears and punctures.Product DescriptionScale the climbing wall of this 10'5" tall waterslide and ride the banked curve into the splash pool! Then, slide through the tunnel and down the ramp right back into the splash pool. If that's not enough, grab a powerful water cannon and spray your friends. This slippery Sidewinder Blast inflates in less than three minutes with the included continuous-airflow blower motor and easily attaches to any hose. Heavy-duty Dura-Tech construction ensures lasting strength and durability while the constant airflow helps resist small tears and punctures.
Water, Water, and more Water fun in the sun!!
Product Features * Slide through the terrifying dark tunnel into the splash pool! * Heavy-duty Dura-Tech construction for maximum durability. * Included blower motor features GFCI for extra safety and convenience * Hours of summer time fun for boys and girls * Safe soft-bottom landing padFrom the ManufacturerSlide through the terrifying dark tunnel into the splash pool. Shoot through the tunnel into the splash pool. Watch out for the giant bump!
Product Features * Playing with crocodiles has never been so fun! * Kids can slither through the twists and turns that make up this fantastical swamp playground! * Whether climbing along this big Croc's body, or splashing in the lagoon kids are sure to have a good time. * Includes inflatable, blower and carrying case for easy storage. * Maximum weight allowed is 200-500 pounds.Product DescriptionThe Crocodile Isle inflatable water park is a swamp play paradise. Kids climb up the croc's foot, where they can slide down his tail, or if they're brave enough, slide right down his snout! Once they escape the croc, they can splash happily in the crocodile lagoon, or dare to tempt the croc again! up to 5 kids can play in the Crocodile Isle at once! When the fun is over, the Crocodile hibernates in the included carry case. This beast inflates in just seconds! Includes Blower, Crocodile Inflatable, Carry Case, and patch kit. General ad Copy: Why rent when you can own your own bounce house? Our Semi-Commercial home inflatables include everything you need to bring the amusement park home, at attractive prices! The included blower inflates your amusement park in seconds, and when the fun is over, your play palace rolls into the included carrying case for easy storage.
Product Features * The mysteries of the rainforest are yours to discover in this home amusement park bouncer. * Leap on the Zulu bouncer, dive off the cliffs of the mega slides or find paradise in the Tiki Lagoon! * Perfect for year round fun, wet or dry, start the adventure today! * Includes Inflatable, UL Blower, Carrying Case, Tubing, and Spray Nozzels. * Maximum weight limit of 300 Pounds.Product DescriptionThe Rainforest Rapids Amusement Park is an ultimate combo jumper! The centerpiece of this party jungle is the Zulu bouncer, an 8x8 Jumping Paradise. Climb the cliffs of Zulu to enter either of mega slides, and escape into the Tiki Lagoon. The Rainforest Rapids can be used WET or DRY, for year-round partying. Add optional party balls, and the Tiki Lagoon becomes an adventure BALL PIT, with three slides! Safety netting enclose the bounce area, which is crafted of commercial materials for extra spring and durability. Includes Inflatable, UL Blower, Carrying Case, Tubing, and Spray Nozzels.
Swimming can be lots of fun and nice and cool in the summer time!
Product Features * Sturdy Pre-tested Vinyl * 3 Ring Design, Water Capacity (75%); 321 GAL * Sturdy I-Beam Construction * Extra Wide Side Walls * Ages 6+Product DescriptionA fantastic and unique inflatable pool. It's transparent design will entertain the kids to no end! Imagine the kids swimming underwater and being able to look out the sides of the pool, or watching their friends do the swimming. Colorful, entertaining, and a great way to beat the heat!
Product Features * 15' Dia x 48" High with 4,440 gallon capacity at 90% Full * Package includes: 800gph Filter Pump, Cover, Ground Cloth, Surface Skimmer, Ladder, Maintenance Kit, Instructional Video/DVD, Liner Repair Patch Kit. * Super-Tough triple strong sidewalls made with three seperate layers of material for extra strength * Rust-Resistant galvanized steel frame with seperate laminated band provides additional wall support * Reinforced polypropolyene rope wraps around the bottom of the pool liner to keep steel legs firmly in positionProduct DescriptionThe Frame Set Pool is the cost-effective "easy set-up" alternative to over-priced and difficult to set up steel walled pools. This pool is a great value with its versatility and durability. With proper care a Frame Set Pool will provide years of family enjoyment. Easy setup in 60 minutes. Package includes: 800gph Filter Pump, Cover, Ground Cloth, Surface Skimmer, Ladder, Maintenance Kit, Instructional Video/DVD, Liner Repair Patch Kit. ********** Optional Upgrades available: 1500gph/2500gph Filter Pumps, Saltwater System / Chlorinator, etc. **********
Product Features * Intex's Easy Set Pools are great for smaller children, smaller yards, or for families making their first pool purchase. * They're easy for consumers to carry to the back yard, easy to assemble, and early to enjoy! * Filter Pump and instructional DVD included. * Ready for water in 10 minutes * Room for the whole familyAmazon.com Product DescriptionGet ready for a pool party at a minute's notice with this Wet Set Easy Set Pool, which measures 8 feet in diameter by 30 inches tall. It takes two people approximately 10 minutes to set up and get ready to pump full of water. The pool's liner is supported by an inflatable top ring while the pool goes up by itself as the water level rises. The sidewalls are made of three separate layers of material for extra strength and durability. Two outer layers of heavy gauge PVC are laminated to an inner layer of polyester mesh for extra reinforcement--for a total thickness of 28 gauge (0.71 millimeters).It includes a convenient, easy-to-use drain plug that connects to a garden hose so that water can be drained away from the pool area. It also comes with a 300 gallon-per-hour filter pump, which features a built-in debris surface skimmer and adjustable mounting bracket.Product Description8' x 30", Easy Set Pool Set With Filter Pump & DVD Is Ready For Fun In 10 Minutes, Just Inflate The Top Ring & Fill With Water.
Product Features * Extra wide side walls * Sturdy I-beam construction * repair patch included * Quick deflation value * Product dimensions 120"x64"x35"From the ManufacturerThe Family Play Pool will keep your kids busy for hours in your back yard enjoying cool refreshing water play with built in activites on and around this unique Family Play Pool. Inflates in minutes, add water and enjoy hours of back yard fun!Product DescriptionThis unique inflatable pool has two swimming areas. Use the the attached slide in the wading pool are relax in the 2 ring pool with basketball hoop. With all these activities your toddlers should have hours of fun.
Product Features * 108" x 62" x 18" ( 9' x 5' x 1.5') * Sturdy I-Beam Construction * Extra Wide Side Walls * Water Capacity (75%): 209 Gallons * Heavy-Duty Repair KitProduct DescriptionYou don't need to travel to the South Pacific to find a tropical lagoon to splash around in -- now you can have one in your own backyard. The Lagoon Family Pool is sure to make a splash. It's easy to assemble and big enough for the whole family.Features: * Quick deflation valves * Sturdy I-beam construction * Durable vinyl walls * Extra-wide side walls * Transparent colored sides * Heavy-duty repair patch * Measures 108" x 62" x 18"
Product Features * Perfect for toddlers that are just starting to experience water play * Lots of activities to keep little ones engaged and entertained * For ages 14 yrs.
Product Features * Center includes water slide, wading pool, water sprayer, ring toss game (with 4 inflatable rings) ball roller game and toss ball game (six plastic play balls included) * Water sprayer attaches to garden hose to keep kids cool in summer * Drain plug in main floor and wading poolFrom the ManufacturerIntex 117" x 78" x 53" Rainbow Ring Play CenterProduct DescriptionThe Intex Rainbow Ring play center features a main pool and a wading pool with plenty of play options. It includes a ball roller game, a water slide, a wading pool, a ring toss game, and a water sprayer.
Product Features * The most popular Spring Pool! * Pack a pool to go or simply store it off your lawn. * 100 gallon capacity, larger 60" diameter * Spring construction for easy setup, storage and portability * Mesh carry and storage bag included.From the ManufacturerPlaytime is so much easier and more fun in the Swimways pools. Portability is the name of the game with the Spring Pool. The few minutes it takes to set up is nothing compared to the hours of fun it will provide for your children.Product Description60" Easy Spring Pool by Swimways. Springs open in seconds, folds away easly for storage. 60" diameter, heavy duty vinyl and vinyl-nylon laminate construction.
Product Features * Removable slide with tie rope and built in grommets * Seal water sprayer attaches to garden hose * Infatable cushion on pool floor for extra comfort * Dims: 98" x 68" x 22" ( 8' x 6' x 2' ) * Ages: 3+Product DescriptionThe Seal Slide Pool is the place to be for some outdoor "splishin" and a "splashin" water fun. There will even be some "slippin" and a "slidin" fun when you add the inflatable slide (included) and for some added extra splash, there is the seal sprinkler (attaches to your garden hose and can be used out of the pool).
Product Features * Ideal For Children Ages 3 Years And Up! * Maufacturer Intex, Part Number 56435EProduct DescriptionInflated Size: 95" x 64" x 13-1/2". Sprayer spout attaches to garden hose. Holds 91 gallons @ 80% capacity. Includes repair patch.
These pictures were taken in our backyard during the summer of 2007. These kids are having the time of their life!
Water fun in the summer sun at our home in the summer of 2007!
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Hello Folks, As I anticipate the arrival of summer with my ten grandchildren who love to play in the water, I just had to make a lens on these great water toys. We bought one last summer and the kids went wild over it! They would play in from the time they got here until their mothers would be forced to yank them out to go home! Please feel free to leave a comment and let me know what you think about this lens and its products.