The list of the best water toys for kids 2011 includes picks for any age child; there are choices that are appropriate for babies and toddlers as well as kids on up through teenage years. These toys are the favorites for this year, being looked for and purchased and rated more highly than others.
Here are the top 5 water toys for kids this year:
Geyser Blast Sprinkler Toy for Kids: Here is a great choice for kids anywhere from 3 years old on up. It has “twisty” and “turny” sprinkler spray streams, making getting wet a constant surprise and a lot of fun. Retail price for the Geyser Blast Sprinkler is around $30.
Little Tikes Beach Ball Sprinkler Toy: This is a good choice in water toys for kids about 18 months to 4 years of age. It is a combination of a beach ball and a sprinkler ‘” hook up your backyard sprinkler and watch it go and spray all around. Retail price for this toy is about $18.
Max Liquidator Toys for Kids: These toys are a good choice for kids 3 years of age and up. Basically these are water blaster toys – kids dip the Liquidator into the water, pull back on the pump to fill it up then blast away. There are actually quite a number of the Max Liquidators in different colors and forms. Generally speaking the retail price for these toys ranges from around $15 to $20.
Waterwheel Activity Table: This Step2 toy is a good choice for kids around toddler age, about 1 to 5 years. It is a water table that has a number of different features to make playing in the water more fun. The water wheel turns and turns water along with it, the water flows through different sections of the table, taking boats and other floating toys along with it. Retail price for the Step2 WaterWheel Activity Table is around $43.
Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Sprinklers: These are good water toys for kids around 3 to 6 years old. Basically they are sprinklers that kids can play in, running through the water sprays. But, there is an interesting twist to these sprinklers, they are in different character forms, and the spray points pop up out of the sprinkler system when the water is hooked up and turned on. Retail price for these sprinklers is around $20 each.
When shopping for any of the best water toys for kids 2011, it is wise to check out the resources online rather than try to find them in stores; the prices tend to be quite a bit lower than retail or list price, making them less expensive and sometimes they can be purchased with free shipping as well.
Resource: Top 10 Water Toys for Kids 2011 – Squidoo Parenting and Kids