Swimming pool for kids is a great way to allow children to safely enjoy the home garden in a manageable body of water that is safe and secure. It is a healthy physical activity that can be enjoyed by children as young as 6 months under the direct supervision of an adult and older children from ages 3 to 12 as a group or alone.
Pros & Cons
Easy to manage
Safe for baby
Easy to clean
Manually inflated by blowing air into the pool can be tiring, use an air pump or motor.
Avoid sharp objects as it can tear and wont be usable if punctured
Buying a portable and inflatable swimming pool for kids is the ideal summer activity for the entire family. They are made from a durable hard plastic called Hard Density Polyethylene (HDPE that is non-toxic. and are extremely budget-friendly, easy to store, reusable and easy to clean. They do not take require a large space inside the home helping you save thousands of rupees on swimming pool subscriptions and memberships at an actual community swimming pool. They can also be used as sandboxes for toddlers making it easy to enjoy both wet and dry activities. A popular brand for swimming pools in Pakistan is Intex Swimming Pools that offers both small and large family pools.
Size & Design
The smaller pools are usually 3 to 5 feet in diameter that can be paired with water slides and other useful attachments such as sunscreen roof. They have colourful designs with attractive cartoons for kids to enjoy such as fish, mermaid and unicorns. The Intex company designs many different kids of family and kids pools for indoors and outdoor settings. The walls of a kids pool have to be high enough that they do not fall off but are also able to climb when older without losing their balance. The idea kids pool wall size is 12 inches as that provides extra shock for jumping around. A small kids pool can hold up to 79 gallons of water that is enough for splashing, dipping your body is completely and lightly swimming in place. The Intex kiddie pool's dimension is 9.6 x 3.8 x 9 inches.
Health Warning and Tips
Do not let a child who is sick be inside the kid's pool with other kids or on his own as this can cause skin irritations and rashes. It is recommended to give the children a soap shower or bath before and after they swim. Always supervise younger kids when they are using the pool, as they can slip when standing up and need adult supervision to be safe. Be sure kids do not drink water from the pool. Use the water leftover from the kiddo pool to water plants and clean dirty surfaces outside the house like the porch, driveway and veranda.