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Quick fixes: How to use a pool noodle (on dry land)

Need a fun activity? Try these fun pool noodle hacks.

By Today's Parent
Quick fixes: How to use a pool noodle (on dry land)

Here are three easy DIYs you can make using a pool noodle for endless summer fun.


PREPARE FOR BATTLE For epic Sith versus Jedi duels, grab blue and red noodles. Cover one end of each noodle with duct tape. For buttons, add pieces of electrical tape.


GET READY TO RACE With a serrated knife, carefully slice a pool noodle in half lengthwise. Prop each halved noodle on an angle and race marbles down.


SADDLE UP Bend one end down and secure with an elastic. Hot-glue on googly eyes, felt circles for nostrils, felt mane and ribbon reins.


A version of this article appeared in our Summer 2016 issue with the headline, Quick Fixes, p. 42

Read more: 15 awesome summer hacks How to soothe a sunburn How to keep sand out at the beach 

This article was originally published on Jul 07, 2016

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