Water Pinaqua – Beat the heat Thrifty Summer Fun #Summer #WaterGames

07/03/2014 12:00 pm · 4 comments

by Tami

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Water Pinaqua – Thrifty Summer Fun

If you are having a summer party and want to have some thrifty games for the kids (and adults) to play, this is a great idea!  Beat the heat with the  Water Pinaqua!

It’s like a pinata, only full of water.  We did this for a recent cub scout activity and it was a hit!  We had a few different games, and this was by far the most popular!

Save yourself some headache if you are going to do this though, and have someone holding the pinaqua on a long stick.  Trying to tie it to the tree while full of water was time consuming and really just a pain.  This way we were able to tie the super heavy balloon full of water before it was up in the air.

You will need:

Balloons (regular not water)

A hose

A stick to tie the balloon on

Someone to hold the pinaqua up

A stick to smack the balloon with

A scarf or something to cover the person’s eyes

Begin by preparing a few balloons.  We just got a couple of packages of the 9 inch balloons.  Anything larger would be really heavy.  Fill them with water and tie them off.  When you are ready, tie one to the end of your stick.  Now, you play it just like you would a pinata and let them go nuts trying to pop this thing!

So simple, so inexpensive, and a total blast to play! Be ready to get wet!

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*Side note: check out how cool that balloon looks as it gets hit.  Awesome shot!

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Amanda Triplett
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Lol

Sherie Lindley
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…lol… that does not look like a good outcome for whoever is holding the water balloon. they’re gonna get hit with more than water – ouch!

Shawna Moulder
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Tiffany Kyle what about this for Ava’s boofday?

Josie Lauricella Widdifield
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Josie Lauricella Widdifield

could be fun on a hot day

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