Kids Want Your Pool Noodle
The pool noodle was created as a toy to use while swimming. They were a wonderful invention for parents and children. You could sit or float on these pool noodles without too much effort. Once they were introduced, they were a hit. Now, pool noodles have moved from the pool into everyday life. The following are some great ideas to use pool noodles when the real uses would be not be cost effective for any families. Remember, these are “just for kids!”
Using pool noodles as link logs provides children with a safe and quiet opportunity to build life size projects. All that needs to be done is cut the hatch marks so the noodles fit together.
Make a Pom Pom shooter with a piece of a pool noodle. A virtually harmless shooter,
Making racquetball racquets with the pool noodle seems to be quite easy- just join the ends with duct tape after netting is wrapped around the noodle. What a great way for children to play in the yard.
The Pool Noodle Ring Toss game is another simple make. Just join the ends of the pool noodle with tape. Bury other pieces of pool noodle in the ground. Having different sizes of rings will make it challenging.
Here’s a kiddie car wash- or a wash for kids! The “building” is pool noodles joined together with some pvc pipes. Attaching a hose to the inside of the pool noodle is fairly simple. Punch holes in the pool noodles for the water to shoot out. Just think how busy the kids will be with this.
Making a Match Box race track seems to be seamless. Just slice the noodle from top to bottom and on both sides. Place next to each other with inside up.
This is a cool pool noodle forest. How cool would that be to run around in there?
Pool Noodle Water Play
Here are three different water walls that are certainly designed to keep children busy. One is on a peg board which can be portable. The one in the middle is attached to the deck rail, and the third is attached to the bath tub wall. Each one is amazing. The more you think about it the more you can add.
Pool noodle horses can be used either in the pool or out. Yehaaaaaaaa!!!!
Here is a crib protector. Just slice the pool noodle from top to bottom and slide over the crib rail.
These are light sabres for those little Star War fans.
I have so many ideas I will need to do a part 2. Keep posted!!!! Where can you get pool noodles at any time of the year????? Dollar Tree.com! And they are only $1.00!