Q: Is a puddle a small accumulation of liquid? ¶
A: Yes, and usually water, on a surface.
Q: Are puddles often a source of recreation for children? ¶
A: Yes, and who regard jumping in puddles as one of the "up-sides" to rain.
Q: Is a puddle generally shallow enough to walk through? ¶
A: Yes, and too small to support a boat or raft.