A pool is an easy way to keep kids active and happy throughout the summer. If you don't have a pool at your home, try these wading pool activities for kids to keep your youngsters busy for hours.

We've got a few new twists on the old kiddie pool, in the form of these wading pool activities. So drag that pool out of the garage, break out the garden hose, and let the soaking begin!

Wet 'n' Wild Water Race

Think you're faster than some of your friends? Try this wet 'n' wild water race and see if you really are.

Wade and Wonder Activity

This is a fun activity for children of all ages. Try our wade and wonder activity, a smart update of Marco Polo.

Take off on a watery racetrack with the activity on the next page!

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