Wet Sponge Dodge Ball {A fun Summer Water Game!}

Out of all of the Summer Water Games that I’ve seen the kids play, this one takes the prize for the most fun! It’s the perfect warm-weather outdoor game for kids, teens or adults. Come on in and I’ll share this fun water game idea…

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Wet Sponge Dodgeball – An outdoor Water Game 

My kids could have played this for a solid hour and never grown tired of it. 

If you are looking for a hilarious indoor game to play on family game night, then check out the Spoons Card Game 

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They must have played 5 rounds or more of this game. 

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I know that anytime I’m put in charge of games for a party, this one will be the first on the list.

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Here is what you’ll need for this fun Water Game…

Players – 4 or more 

  • a sponge for each participant 
  • 2 Buckets or bins containing water

Instructions on playing this fun water game for kids, teens, and adults…

  • place a water bucket on opposite sides of the yard area that you have planned for this game
  • place sponges lined up in the center of the yard
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Opening Rush:

  • When the game begins, players should run to grab a sponge and go fill it up with water
  • Then, the game becomes just like dodge ball, only with sponges as the ball

The object of Dodge Ball:

  • Eliminate all of the opposing players by hitting them with a wet sponge 
  • You can also eliminate a player by catching one of their sponges 

*A player that is out can come back into the game if a sponge is caught by a teammate

Winning a game of Dodge Ball:

  • All players from one team have been eliminated
  • The timer has hit 2 minutes. The players that have the most still in the game are the winners
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Have the most fun and let me know how it went! 

wet sponge dodge ball water game for kids, teens and adults

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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Judy

    Thanks for your ideas for summer games (Dodge Ball with Sponges, etc.) Our grandkids are coming to visit so these are good ideas.

    1. Melissa

      I love that you are going to play these games with them. What great memories you’ll make! Have fun!