Looking for some fun toys for kids to get outside and beat the heat? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by Fox & Friends to show off some great new water toys for kids to stay cool this summer. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for our complete rundown of the best gifts for the season, check out our Spring and Summer gift guide.


  • Take your summer game to the next level with our Ginormous 6-foot tall Unicorn Yard Sprinkler. It’s the missing piece to that epic birthday, pool party, BBQ, or family reunion you’ve been planning (or dreading).
  • We made it super-simple to use, too. Just inflate it, and connect a standard garden hose. Turn on the water and voila! …water sprays out of the unicorn’s horn!
  • The inflatable design also means that it’s lightweight, easy to move, and deflates for compact storage in the off-season.
  • Over 6 feet tall! (Dimensions: 100 x 33.9 x 79.9 inches.)
  • Sprays water out of its horn.
  • Easy to wipe down, inflate/deflate, and store.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $79.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target


  • Take a dive on the wild side and discover the underwater world in a whole new way with the Aqua Creatures Swim Masks from Amloid!
  • Kids can explore their animal alter-egos with a quality mask that will keep their eyes protected and will surely bring loads of fun to pool and water activities.
  • Each version features unique creature characteristics as the shark mask comes complete with a fin on top, realistic eyes, and jagged teeth over the lens, while the crocodile mask is decked out in reptile scales, spooky yellow eyes, and spiky teeth.
  • The one-size-fits-all mask features an adjustable strap to fit kids ages 5-and-up along with a durable, high-quality kid-safe lens.
  • Available in three styles: Crocodile (green), Shark (pink), and Shark (blue).
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $9.97
  • Available: Walmart


  • Talk about a wet and wild sneak attack! With Amloid’s Aqua Creatures Water Squirterz, kids will have a blast battling each other to see whose predator is the pack leader.
  • Just place the hand-held launcher under water and squeeze the compression pump to fill it up, then squeeze again to soak your target.
  • Available in ferociously playful shark and crocodile editions, each squirterz can launch a steady stream of water up to 10 feet! Whether outside in a pool or inside in a bath, the Aqua Creatures Squirterz will take the fun to a whole new level.
  • The one-size-fits-all squirterz are the perfect accessory to add to any water toy box this spring.
  • Available in three styles: Crocodile (green), Shark (pink) and Shark (blue).
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $7.68
  • Available: Walmart


  • Soak the competition with the high-capacity Super Soaker Floodinator blaster! With a huge 70 fluid ounce tank, the Floodinator can deliver immense soakage to targets up to 38 feet away.
  • Pump to fire.
  • Age: 7+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: at most major retailers and HasbroToyShop.com


  • Soak like a champ with this huge-capacity Barrage soaker! This big drencher can hold up to 84 ounces of water, and it’s easy to pump and fire.
  • Turn the nozzle to one of three soaking modes so you can choose just how to soak your target. You’ll get a huge stream in Flood mode, or the ability to hit multiple targets in Scatter mode. But if you need to hit targets up to 38 feet away, it’s Distance mode you want!
  • Age: 7+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart


  • The new Watermelon Smash game from YULU Toys is a hilarious twist on the water roulette challenge. Will you end up dry or soaking wet? Use your head to find out!
  • Fill the watermelon with water or use the provided watermelon seeds for indoor play. Players take turns spinning the spinner to determine their fate. Follow the indicated instructions on the spinner and press the watermelon against your head.
  • Watch out, you never know when the watermelon will crack and you will lose! The last player left in the game wins!
  • Each Watermelon Smash game comes with a watermelon, seeds for indoor use, spinner, and game rules.
  • Age: 6+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Target exclusive in the U.S.


  • Churn out oodles and oodles of bubbles with just the wave of your hand with Glove-A-Bubbles!
  • Kids simply remove the bubble pouch from the glove and pour one of the two bubble solutions into the pouch.  Dip the glove into the bubble pouch. Wave your glove back and forth and watch tons of delightful bubbles form instantly, right before your eyes. Never ending bubbles for never ending fun!
  • Glove-A-Bubbles come with one glove and two packs of bubble solution.  The pouch is also re-sealable and refillable.
  • Glove-A-Bubbles come in eight different animal-themed gloves, including lion, alligator, hippopotamus, elephant, dinosaur, panda, bunny, and monkey.
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: US: $2.99
  • Available: Walmart, Target, Sam’s Club


  • The Splash Tank, new from KAOS, is a portable and easy to assemble water dunk game, with the goal of soaking your friends.
  • Standing over 4.5 feet tall, the Splash Tank is easy to assemble so you can get to playing in a matter of minutes. Simply assemble the tower, add water to the bucket, then take turns trying to hit the target with the Aqua Splasher balls (three included.)
  • Hit the target and enjoy the satisfaction of watching the water come splashing down on your friend! Who will get soaked and who will stay dry? You decide with the KAOS Splash Tank.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $49.99
  • Available: Target only