Staying Cool and Having Fun
Summer heat can be unbearable. You can cool off in your own backyard by taking a long dip in your swimming pool. But of course, not everyone has a pool in their own backyard. Fortunately, there are a lot of other ways of cooling off. For instance, swinging on a tire or resting in a hammock is a relaxing and comfortable way to ignore the heat.
Get Wet & Stay Cool
But there is no better way of cooling off than getting yourself completely wet. You can use a water hose and spray everybody in the yard. Join the fun by spraying yourself too. Set up the sprinkler and have everyone play games around the sprinkler.
Games with water guns are lots of fun and can be played by everyone. You can even use water balloons to fight against the water guns. If you have toddlers and small children, you can set up a kiddie’s pool for them to wade and splash in. Even older kids can join in – they can lie down or wade in the shallow pool.
Playing Games Can Take Your Mind Off the Heat
If you have a large backyard, you can play other outdoor sports like football, baseball, soccer and volleyball. You can spray everyone with the water hose while they are playing the various games. Try to think of other outdoor games, like horseshoes, cricket and basketball. Focus on enjoying the breeze and staying wet and cool.
Cool Off With Homemade Fruity Popsicles
When people get thirsty, offer them homemade fruity popsicles. It is healthy and refreshing, especially on a hot summer day. You can get the fruits that are in season, such berries, watermelon, melon, apples and grapes. Place them in a blender with some sugar and nuts.
Pour the liquid juice into paper cups and molds. Place the cups and molds in the freezer. After they are frozen, they are ready to be served. Have a lot of popsicles ready. Everyone will love the taste and they will be asking for more.
Healthy Veggie Popsicles
You can also make veggie popsicles from tomatoes, carrots and cucumber. You can also mix them in the blender with a little salt and pepper for flavor. Keep everyone cool and refreshed during those hot summer days. Shower them with healthy popsicles.
We hope these ideas from the team at Package From Santa help keep you cool during the hot days of summer!