At this point in the summer one can assume that pool noodles are on clearance as stores move out the few remaining summer accessories to make room for back-to-school needs. Pool noodles are a blast to play with in the pool, but many creative crafters have found ingenious ways to give this summer toy a second life as the season starts to wind down. Peek at this week’s roundup of pool noodle crafts that is dedicated to the pool noodle and its capabilities outside of the pool.
You don’t need a lot of pool noodle to make a great upcycled project! Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails shows you how to transform part of a pool noodle into a fun pompom shooter.
A few cuts with a trusty pair of scissors and you’ve got the base for a jellyfish! Not only does Mama Miss upcycle a noodle, she uses packaging materials, like bubble wrap, to complete this clever DIY.
The next time your picnic calls for a game of cards with the family, grab the pool noodles! The Brown Bag Teacher transformed them into small cardholders that you’ll want your family to have, too.
We know pool noodles float, so why not make them into boats?! Our Family of Seven made several mini boats from different color noodles for an outdoor toy everyone can enjoy.