How to Make a Sponge Water Bomb

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How to Make a Sponge Water Bomb

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Things To Grab

  • Scissors
  • Sponges
  • String



Make a splash in the pool this year with these easy homemade water pool toys. These squishy DIY water bombs are made with sponges and string. That's it!

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  1. Cut 3 or 4 colorful new sponges into strips with a pair of scissors.

  2. Line up the sponge strips and tie them together in the center with sturdy string. You should have about 9 to 12 strips.

  3. Gently tug the sponge strips in various directions to create a star shape. Voila! Your sponge water bomb is ready for some pool or bath time.