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    28 Pool Floats And Toys That'll Make You Wanna Plan A Pool Party

    *puts on "Pool Party" by The Aquabats before anyone can stop me*

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    1. Inflatable cup holders so everyone's drinks can take join in on the pool fun.


    They comes in packs of three, except for the gator shape that comes with one.

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in 17 shapes.)

    2. A sharply dressed cactus sure to be the very first person you invite to your shindig.


    Get it from Target for $19.

    3. A floating volleyball net to break out when the conversation starts to die down. This will fire everyone up!


    Promising review: "This is a GREAT VALUE! It's super nice and very inexpensive. It truly won't hurt my feelings if I only get one summer of use out of it. It comes with bags to help anchor into place at the bottom of the pool. I used round and smooth landscape rocks to fill the bags. I was worried that this would be smaller than the photo, but it's large and a very nice size for a fun game of water volleyball." —KinDallas

    Get it from Amazon for $9.94.

    4. A clear beach ball with a fun surprise inside.

    Pottery Barn Kids

    Get it from Pottery Barn Kids for $29.50 (available in four shapes).

    5. A glittery mouth you'll be doing lip service for all day long.


    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

    6. A David Shrigley-designed swan thing for absurdist minimalists looking to have a :| kind of time.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $45.

    7. A unicorn sprinkler just in case your guests want to rinse off the chlorine in the cutest way possible.

    Get a big rainbow here!

    Promising review: "We finally had a warm and sunny day and decided it would be the perfect opportunity to try out this super cute unicorn lawn sprinkler!! It's made out of a nice thick material so it seems much more durable than a different brand that we tried last year. We used our air mattress pump to inflate because it's quite large (you definitely want to use a pump to make it quick and easy). My favorite feature is the four lawn stakes so that it won’t blow away or fall over. The kids played in it all afternoon and loved it!!" —Tmac

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99+ (available in two sizes).

    8. A shark mouth for sun-fearing folk who'd like a little shade out of their pool float of choice. It's also great for attacking your friends.


    Get it from Walmart for $29.96.

    9. A legit flamingo boat so you and your pals can set sail for Party Town.


    This doesn't have a motor or sail or anything, but also Party Town is a feeling not a place. It comes with a pump and can fit six people.

    Promising review: "If you are looking for a fun float that holds a lot of people, this is it! Our whole campsite wanted to buy her. We named her Pinky. Make sure you have somewhere to store her. The anchor worked great." —mary Toombs

    Get it from Amazon for $245.99.

    10. A transparent glitter tiger that's honestly making me do grabby hands at the computer screen. GIMME!

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29.

    11. A mechanical bull-shaped float to add a little "yeehaw" to your hootenanny.


    Promising review: "Brought it to a party where I didn't really know many people. Folks were excited!!! Said it was the best part of the party. We even appointed a designated matador. Be sure to inflate it well for best performance. Worth it even if I only use it once. Oh, and it's very well made...tough vinyl." —Kristi Hanson

    Get it from Amazon for $44.89.

    12. A transparent inner tube with fun yellow polka dots you'll definitely want to be spotted in.

    Happy Socks,

    As you can see, it's David Hasselhoff-approved!

    Get it from Happy Socks for $48.

    13. A watermelon ball that, as the name suggests, is filled with water instead of air. Its weight makes it ideal for intense games of keep-away.


    Promising review: "This product seems so simple yet provides a lot of entertainment and activity. It doesn't quite float, doesn't quite sink, and can be slow-motion dribbled underwater. Adults and kids alike enjoy it but it was the biggest hit with my 17-year-old son and his friends. I find myself playing with it even when I'm alone in the pool and, because of its weight, it works pretty well for in or out of water arm workouts. It's sturdy, well-made and will definitely remain a fixture in our pool." —Jennifer M.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    14. A retro phone float that's ringing right now! The '80s are calling and want an invite to your party.


    Get it from Amazon for $49.

    15. A giant unicorn so you can glide across the water and say "see?! I told you they were real!"


    Get it from Amazon for $28.99.

    16. A peach ring almost as good as the candy of the same name.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $25.90.

    17. A pink convertible with room for snacks and drinks in the "trunk."


    Get it from Amazon for $119.

    18. A corgi inner tube for anyone who wishes they could also have a corgi butt to shake.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $22.90.

    19. An inflatable citrus- or leaf-patterned mini pool so you can have a pool party even if you don't have a pool.


    See even more mini pools here!

    Get the grapefruit pool for $20 or the banana leaves pool for $39.99, both from Target.

    20. A trio of water blasters to make everyone's pool experience a... well, BLAST!


    Promising review: "These water guns are great! My kids loved them. We have had others that were similar, but they weren’t able to fill them on their own. This is not the case with these! My boys were able to fill them and play for hours." —Greenbeans

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99.

    21. An avocado floatie with a removable pit that doubles as a beach ball. What can't this magical green butter do?


    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    22. A pack of color changing pool lights to really set the mood of the party.,

    Promising review: "These inflatable solar balls are great!! I have some floating in the pool, a few hanging from trees in the backyard, and more hanging around my umbrella by the seating area. They're easy to blow up and as soon as it starts getting dark outside, they turn on. Makes for a beautiful ambiance!" —Janne Ofstad

    Get them from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in four size packs).

    23. An officially branded Hidden Valley ranch bottle float for people who love ranch almost as much as Dylan Sprouse.

    Hidden Valley

    Get it from Hidden Valley for $35.

    24. A glittery noodle sure to make everyone say "I wanna take a ride on your disco stick." And it won't even be weird!


    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    25. A flamingo ring toss game that may seem cute, but will lead to some fiercely competitive rounds.


    The flamingos also have straps so they can be worn on your

    Promising review: "Used for a flamingo pool party and these were the biggest hit! They are super unique because you can either use them on the ground or they can be tied to someone’s head (which makes for quite the hilarious challenge especially when drinks are involved)! These are really well constructed and are really easy to blow up." —CCon40

    Get two flamingos and eight rings from Amazon for $13.99.

    26. A heart ring sure to beat out all the competition for best pool float.


    Get it from for $24.

    27. A realistic pizza slice with ties so you can hook up with the other slices and form a whole pie.


    Get it from Amazon for $14.56.

    28. And a wacky waving inflatable tube guy, so everyone knows where to get a used car— I mean, knows where the party is.


    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    Me calling up everyone I know to come party in my imaginary pool:


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