Activities

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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

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