Things to do to Stay Cool This Summer

by crblog - July 15th, 2016.
Filed under: Things to Do.

Craig Ranch McKinney TX

With generally little rainfall and triple-digit temperatures, the master-planned community of Craig Ranch in McKinney, TX knows that Texas summers can be brutal. The last thing you want to do is stay inside all day, so instead, keep up your active living this summer with these fun things to do to stay cool.

Freezy Tees Contest

Sure to be a fun and chilly race, all you need to do for a Freezy Tees Contest is to wet some t-shirts, wring them out, fold them and then freeze them. The winner is the person who can unfold the frozen shirt and put it on first.

Water Hose Limbo

As simple as it sounds, all that’s needed to play water hose limbo is a water hose with a nozzle. Use the stream of the water hose as the stick, and if you get wet, you’re out!

Water Balloon Toss

Grab a partner and stand across from them. Toss the water balloon back and forth, and with each successful catch, take a step back. You’re only out if the balloon bursts. You can also make a variation by catching the balloon in a bowl, bucket or towel.

Water Gun Tag

Have a fun, colorful, wet-n-wild time with water gun tag. This game works more like laser tag where everyone wears white t-shirts and puts food dye in the water so you can know who you squirted.

Wet Sponge Relay

For this game, you’ll need 2 buckets filled with water, 2 large sponges and 2 empty jars. First, have everyone split up into 2 teams. Then, each team makes a line next to their bucket full of water. The first person dips the sponge in the water, places it on top of their head and then rushes to the empty jar at the other side of the yard and squeezes the water into the jar. The first team to fill their jar wins.

These fun activities are sure to keep you and your family cool for the rest of the summer. To find out about more active living in the master-planned community of Craig Ranch in McKinney, TX, visit the Craig Ranch website today.

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