Summer is almost here and there’s no better way to cool off on a hot day than with awesome water toys. Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Better Connecticut in New Haven to show off the best water toys that are sure to make a big splash with your kids. For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the notes below, and for more on the hottest new toys of the season be sure to view our Spring and Summer Toy Guide.

H20GO! My First Frame Pool (Bestway)

  • My First Frame Pool by Bestway is perfect for kids trying to beat the heat!
  • Easy set up of the rust-resistant frame, PVC connectors and polyester 3-ply sidewalls.
  • With a 96-gallon water capacity, there is plenty of splash potential!
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $27.99
  • Available: Walmart, Amazon

Bunch O Balloons Filler/Soaker (Zuru)

  • Bring Bunch O Balloons to the park, the beach, or anywhere you go this summer!
  • The new Filler/Soaker can fill up Bunch O Balloons or double as a water blaster.
  • You no longer need a hose to fill Bunch O Ballons, just attach the balloons to the front nozzle, place the Filler/Soaker into a body of water such as a bucket or a pool and make hundreds of self-sealing water balloons in minutes!
  • Use the filler as a water blaster that shoots water more than 30 feet.
  • Includes three bunches of water balloons.
  • MSRP $14.99
  • Age: 3+
  • Available: Amazon, Toys “R” Us, Target, Walmart

Hexbug Aquabot Wahoo Assortment (Hexbug)

  • Using the power of motorized propulsion this creature of the blue spins and whirls through its underwater surroundings with magnificent ease.
  • Available in multiple colors, the HEXBUG AquaBot Wahoo features a twist to turn on/off switch and a high-speed propeller.
  • Watch as it comes to life, swimming, diving and changing directions to explore its environment.
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $4.99
  • Available: Target, Amazon

Zoom-A-Ray (Swimways)

  • The Zoom-A-Ray pool toy is a kid-powered underwater glider with amazing hydrodynamic action!
  • Simply submerge Zoom-A-Ray under water and let it fly.
  • The unique design allows the Zoom-A-Ray to glide swiftly through the water up to 15 feet, then shoot up to the surface all on its own.
  • Age: 5+
  • MSRP $9.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us, Target

NERF Super Soaker Dartfire Water Blaster (Hasbro)

  • Deliver a double shot of blasting action with the Nerf Super Soaker DartFire water blaster.
  • Kids can choose their mode and let the darts – or the water – fly!
  • Switch between modes to take opponents by surprise.
  • The DartFire water blaster fires one dart a time and shoots water up to 38 feet.
  • The tank holds up to 40 fluid ounces of water.
  • Includes five Nerf darts.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us, Amazon, Target, Walmart

Giant Donut & Gummy Bear Pool Floats (Big Mouth)

  • These pool floats look good enough to eat!
  • The Donut is 4 feet wide, and the Gummy Bear is 5 feet long.
  • Made from durable vinyl, each float holds up to 200 pounds and is easy to wipe down, inflate/deflate, and store.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $19.99-$24.99
  • Available: Target

PAW Patrol Water Table (Step2)

  • Scoop, splash, squirt and save the day with Ryder and friends!
  • Use the Lookout Tower to look for doggies in distress and speed down the water slide to their rescue.
  • Soak the heroes with the water launcher, but be careful as they’ll spray you back.
  • This Paw Patrol-themed water table includes three character figures.
  • Age: 18 MOS+
  • MSRP: $49.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart, Toys “R” Us