Three 10 year old children playing with EcoSplat reusable water balloons in the park. There are two boys and one girl. Water is dripping off the water balloons, they are laughing.

Water Balloon Games!

EcoSplat water balloons last all day with no queuing at the tap or running out of balloons. Which means you can have more fun! Get a bunch of friends together and try these water balloon games!

Hide and Soak

  • EcoSplat water balloons
  • A bucket of water to use as home base
  • Number of players: 3 or more
    A 9 year old boy hiding behind playground equipment as a red EcoSplat reusable water balloon is thrown towards him. Water is splashing around.

Fill the bucket with water and EcoSplat water balloons - this is the home base. One player guards the home base and counts while all other players hide. 

Once the guard has finished counting, she or he will try to find all of the players and hit them with the water balloons before they get back to ‘base.’ If a player is hit by a water balloon they are out. The winner is the player who gets back to base first without being hit by a water balloon. 

EcoSplat Water Balloon Relay

  • At least 1 EcoSplat water balloon per team
  • 2 large buckets of water
  • 2 cups
  • Number of players: 4 or more

Divide players into at least 2 teams with each having a bucket filled with water and EcoSplat water balloons. The teams must race to fill a cup of water by soaking an EcoSplat water balloon and then running with it to the cup. Squeeze the water from the EcoSplat water balloon into the cup and race back to tag the next player in line. The first team to fill their cup wins!

A 12 year old girl squeezing a EcoSplat reusable water balloon onto her friend's head. Water is falling onto her friend's head. They are laughing and having fun.

EcoSplat Water Balloon Toss

  • EcoSplat water balloons for each player
  • empty buckets
  • Number of players: 2-10

Line the buckets up with the players standing 1 metre back from the line. Each player throws an EcoSplat water balloon into the bucket. Every time the water balloon successfully lands in the bucket the player takes a step back.

Whenever the player misses the bucket, s/he must start again from the starting position. The first person to reach 10 steps back wins!

Two 11 year old girls sitting in a paddling pool in a garden. They are holding EcoSplat reusable water balloons ready to throw them. They are laughing and having fun in the summer. On the grass are red reusable water balloons.

The Prisoners

  • EcoSplat water balloons - one colour for each team
  • Number of players: 4 or more
    Six EcoSplat Reusable Water Balloons lined up in two vertical rows - the row on the left are blue balloons and the row on the right are red balloons.

The players form two teams each at each end of the pool. Give each team a different colour of EcoSplat water balloons. Each team has to throw the water balloons at the other team. If a player is hit by the opposing team’s water balloon then that player is taken prisoner and joins the other team. The team that takes all the players of the opposite team wins!


  • EcoSplat water balloons - 1 or more
  • Number of players: 5 or more

All the players form a circle by standing shoulder to shoulder in the pool.  EcoSplat water balloons - the ‘piranhas’ are placed in the middle of the circle. The objective is not to be touched by the floating piranhas. When a child is touched she or he is eliminated from the game. The more players leave the circle, the more dangerous the piranhas become! The winner is the last person to be touched by the EcoSplat water balloon.

Three girls and one boy crouched around a paddling pool in a sunny garden. They are smiling
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