Summer can be a pain when the temperature becomes unbearable. Luckily, water toys are readily available for kids and parents to splash about in the sun and take refuge from the heat. Here are our top 10 picks for the best water toys this summer.
The Geyser Gusher is a pool toy. Hold the base handles and pull the toy into the water. The force is then converted to water jet that will shoot up like a fountain from the cone's tip. For kids of all ages. P600.00 at Rustan's Department Store.
This football shaped foam ball absorbs water. The shape makes it easy to grip and throw at pool players. It sprays water as it spins. Available in small and big sizes for 6 and 8 year olds at Rustan’s Department Store. Small - P500.00 Big - P700.00
The soft multi-holed foam ball absorbs water from the pool. The ball sprays water when thrown and splashes wild when hit by the plastic bat. Can be played wet or dry. Available at Rustan’s Department Store. Baseball - P500.00 Baseball and bat set - P900.00
5. Gazzilion bubble sprinkler inflatable pool with slide
This inflatable pool, manufactured by Bestway, comes with a sprinkler that disperses water. Add the bubbles solution for the sprinkler to produce bubbles. The sprinkler is powered by a pressurized garden hose. Both sprinkler and slide are detachable. Pump not included. The depth is shallow enough for toddlers to have fun but caution should still be practiced to avoid drowning. The pool's size is 9 feet in diameter and height of 2.5 ft. the ring of the pool is wide leaving a small pool space good for 3 toddlers. Bigger kids might find it less spacious. Cute hand shaped inflatable bubble bats (to produce more bubbles on the water) and bubble solutions included. P4,000.00 at Rustan's Dept Store
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6. Gazillion Splash and Play Pool
An inflatable pool, manufactured by Bestway, with attached water powered sprinkler with bubbles machine at the center. Other than water, sprinkler disperses bubbles when the included bubbles solution is poured. Inflated dimension is 6 feet with a height of 11 inches. For kids 3 years old and up. Items included are 2 bubble liquid bottles, 2 inflatable hand shaped bubble bats, sprinkler and 1 repair patch Price: P3,000.00 at Rustans Department Store
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7. Water Warriors Kwik Grip XL Blaster
These are specially designed squirt guns, small enough for 4 year olds. Comes in a pack of 4. Price: P550.00 at popular toy stores
This toy is more like a DIY science project. Parts have to be assembled before the toy can be switched to run. It teaches 7-year-old and above kids about hydraulics and pneumatics, which can be applied to how to make things work. Price: P2,000.00 at major toy stores
Make a landscape under water. Aqua sand are sands coated with a compound that makes them stick together when exposed to water. Your little artist can mold towers, mountain, castles or any landscape. The sands keep their shape while in the water and turn dry once removed. Take it out and reuse over and over. Separate colored sands and accessories can be bought separately. Price: P1,000 at Toy Kingdom