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Water Games for Kids


Water Balloon Weigh-In
Guess how heavy the water balloon is in Water Balloon Weigh-In.
Guess how heavy the water balloon is in Water Balloon Weigh-In.
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Guess well or prepare to be soaked in the Water Balloon Weigh-In game. Guess how much a swollen water balloon actually weighs. If not, get drenched!

What You'll Need:

  • Balloons
  • Water
  • Fruit scale or digital scale
  • Paper
  • Pencil or pen

First, fill at least two water balloons for each person playing the game. Then appoint one person scorekeeper. It's up to the scorekeeper to write down the other players' guesses and confirm the actual weight once the balloon is placed on the fruit scale. If the person guessing is within five ounces, he's spared. If not, his opponent gets to break the balloon in question over his rival's head. The person with the most correct answers (and the driest clothing) wins.

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ABOUT THE ACTIVITY DESIGNERS

The following activities were designed by Maria Birmingham, Karen E. Bledsoe, and Kelly Milner Halls.