Frugal Slip N’ Slide

The boys have been having fun on our frugal homemade Slip N’ Slide.

What you will need…

  • Large Plastic Tarp
  • One or Two Sprinklers hooked up to a water hose
  • Kids that want to have some Summer Fun

Lay the tarp in the yard, turn the sprinklers on and have fun!

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  1. Jessica - The Sassy Butterfly Boutique says:

    What a cute idea…that is almost better than a regular slip and slide because there is more space to slide around. :)

  2. How fun! And so creative! :) And what a nice long yard! Perfect for slipping and sliding and having fun! :) :) :)

  3. Charlene says:

    I read someplace that you can do the same thing with garbage bags that come attached together in a roll–just unroll and add water. I like the tarp idea though–probably heavier and definitely gives more room for lateral moves!

  4. So much fun! My parents bought a slip n slide for the grandkids to play with… and it broke the first time they used it. You could have saved them some money! :)

  5. Debbie says:

    We did this as children back in the 60’s but we also used dish soap to slide better. We had great fun & it is also good for the grass.

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