Saturday, 2 August 2014

Water Fight!!

Posted by Rosie

Up until this week the boys had a large paddling pool which kept them cool and occupied in hot weather and which Tom blogged about here.  Sadly though, it has sprung 2 leaks and whilst we were able to fix one the other has proved to be fatal.  We are on the lookout for a new pool but in the meantime Plan B has been put into action:

Ingredients for Plan B


  • Children, preferably in swimming costumes
  • One hoepipe
  • Water pistols
  • Numerous bottles, pans and other water holding utensils
  • Hedge to hide behind/attack from (optional)
  • Plants nearby to be watered (optional)


Method


  • Remove all washing from clothes line
  • Switch on tap
  • Watch from a safe distance!

         
        Do you have any interesting or unusual ways that your children keep cool in hot weather?

         

      9 comments :

      1. I bet they had loads of fun. One of my fondest childhood memories are of water fights. We end up throwing saucepans of water over each other.
        #countrykids

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      2. Great Post! Can't beat a water fight when it's hot!

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      3. All our children love a water fight. Another way they keep cool in Summer is by playing in the river here - a bit chilly for me but they stay in there most of the day! Thanks for linking up and sharing their fun with Country Kids.

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      4. Great idea, and so perfect for the summer!

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      5. I think this is the only time I'd let my girls throw water around...and why not?! Lots of fund! :)
        #LetKidsBeKids

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      6. We dont have hose nor a garden so no water fight ahppening here. What we have is a small terrace and some parched potted plants. I let him water them and he will go back to me soaking cuz I think he watered himself too =P #countrykids

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      7. Water fights are some of my happiest memories from my childhood!!!

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      8. Fantastic fun! Proper water fights have to be one of the best summer time activities. It looks like they had a wonderful time!
        Thanks for linking #LetKidsBeKids

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      9. Water fights are great fun, we had many as a child #letkidsbekids (lovinglifewithlittleones)

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