A Splashing Lot of Fun
Buying a paddling pool
The sun’s out so it’s time to think about buying a paddling pool.
Here’s a list of things to look for when buying one. Always check the age suitability for each product carefully. Children should be under constant supervision when using any kind of pool or water-play. Here’s some safety advice from the Royal Life Saving Society.
Sprinkle and Splash pools are the latest craze in paddling pools
Great fun for the hot weather. These are the close relative of the waterslide below.
This waterslide is from well-known brand TP and measures six metres. If you’ve got a slide it does increase the fun but you don’t necessarily need one.
The quality of the plastic in inflatable paddling pools can vary widely
Choose a good brand such which may also come with a repair kit. This one is from Intex.
Pop-up pools take very little time to assemble
And unlike inflatables, you won’t need a pump.
Frame pools are more sturdy, last longer and can be deeper
These are bigger pools for older kids. Check age suitability and supervise children at all times.
Use a chlorine-free water treatment for a fresh padding pool
This will help to ensure the paddling pool water stays fresh.
A paddling pool with a sunshade can be very useful
A good way to protect a young child’s skin from sun damage.
Some paddling pools are more than just paddling pools
This is a full-on water activity centre.
Electric pumps save on time and effort inflating up a paddling pool
A very good investment to ensure you don’t run out of puff.
Water-play tables are fun for hot days too
Little Tikes’ Fountain Fun Water Table is loaded with features and ways to play. With interchangeable pipes and fittings it promises to improve your toddler’s fine motor skills, sharing skills and their imagination.
Take a look at our other Must Have Toys for kids in the age-range 3-4 years.
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