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“Today” host Matt Lauer recently posed quite a challenge for Martha: to dump a bucket of ice water over her own head. Ever the good sport, our leader took her frigid bath like a champ -- and dared three celebrity friends to do the same. (We’re waiting.)
Inspired by Martha's bravado, we’ve named the top 10 wet-and-wild activities that should be on your summer agenda, from sponge balls to sprinkler games. Dive in while the weather’s hot and the water’s cold.
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These soft, splashy bundles are like multiuse water balloons. Snip, string, and sling 'em at anyone looking to be knocked down a few degrees.
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Perfecting the beachfront fortress is both an art and a science. Our tips will blow (not wash!) you away.
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Whether you opt for a moonlight swim or a colorful kiddie affair, there’s no better way to make a splash in your social calendar.
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It’s a classic summer pastime -- and for good reason. If you don’t have a sprinkler, make one yourself with a DIY hose stand.
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This DIY fountain project flows toward a backyard oasis -- but dipping a toe at the local shopping plaza works, too.
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In the lake or the tub, there’s unique satisfaction in setting loose a bitty boat of your own design.
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Save this one for a rainy day. Because nothing says luxury like a cocktail in the bathtub.
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Go for a CruiseOkay, this may be more wish list than bucket list for most of us. But how about a windows-down “cruise” of the neighborhood, with an ice-cold drink at your side?
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This is our bucket list -- but don’t let us tell you how to do your summer right. Share your favorite ways to get wet and wild using the #savorsummer hashtag.