Pool noodles. Just those words alone sound like fun. Who ever thunk this up was brilliant, I only wish it had been me. The original noodle was made for the pool, a floatation device much like an inter tube. As fun as noodles in the pool are, we’ve got some better ones. Check out our top 5 fun ideas you can do with pool noodles.
These ideas range from very simple to completely over the top. The good news is noodles are very inexpensive. We found some great deals over at Amazon. But we suggest you check out your local dollar store. They’re sure to have some!
The best part of these activities is it’s a wonderful way to get the kids out of the house. Try a few of these ideas or make up your own. Don’t forget to share!
5 Fantastic Pool Noodle Ideas
1. Bike Car Wash
Yes this one is over the top, but I just think it is fabulous. Gather all the toy bikes and riding toys and give them the full treatment, wash, dry and shine.
2. Race Track
Everyone likes to cheer for a winner and the speed race track certainly is that. This is a very simple version, but use your imagination and use your noodle to make it even better.
3. Pool Noodle Croquet
A little game of croquet anyone? All you need are noodles a ball and a few friends and you are good to go.
4. Backyard Pool Noodle Obstacle Course
How about a good old fashion obstacle course. Takes a little coordination and gross motor skills, but the kids don’t know it, because it is just plain fun.
5. Pool Noodle Sprinkler
So simple but tons and tons of fun. Make small holes in the noodle with a sharp pointed instrument. Attach it to a garden hose and boom! An instant water park!
Check out my board on Pineterst for more fun ideas.
There are so many cool thing to do with pool noodles. Be creative. Build a master piece with your kids. This is a wonderful project to teach problem solving. Can’t help it; it’s the teacher in me.
Share some of your creative pool noodle ideas. I’m always amazed at how very clever you all are.