1. On Target
Ring in hours of summer fun with a target practice station. Join noodles together into rings and join them together with tape. Use pool noodle javelins, footballs, soccer balls, or anything else. For an extra challenge, assign different point values to different colored rings. Harry Potter fans might even try some Quidditch. This station really is on target for some fun this summer!
2. Lightsabers You Must Make
You’d better follow Master Yoda’s order and make your own pool noodle lightsabers. Use colorful duct tape to design the hilt. The force is strong with this summer fun idea indeed!
3. On Your Mark…
Get Set… The summer will race by for your little Indy Racers with a pool noodle racing ramp. Simple cut a pool noodle in half, tape the halves together with checkered duct tape, And add your start and finish lines and you’ll be revving to go. Get the “start” and “finish” banners and the assembly instructions here from the Hot Wheels website. Go!
4. Toss Like A Boss
Toss away the time with a classic game of ring toss. Perfect for a backyard game, family reunions, holiday celebrations, or birthday parties. Stagger the vertical noodles in a line away from tossers to create more of a challenge. The further away the noodle, the more points it’s worth. Great idea from Mission To Save.
5. Workin’ at the Carwash
Have a splash of a time with a pool noodle car wash. It’ll require some special supplies and assembly, but just think how worth it it’ll be when you don’t have to fight the crowds at the nearest splash pad! Drive on through to Mom Endeavors for the DIY tutorial.
6. Rocket Up
Blast off the time this summer with pool noodle rocket flingers. Pull a large rubber band through the hole of the pool noodle, secure with a nail and duct tape, cut and attach a few foam fins, and away you go. 3…. 2…. 1….
7. Burst Your Bubble
Blowing bubbles is a summertime MUST! Add some extra flower power this summer by blowing bubbles with a pool noodle flower wand. To make your own, all you have to do is cut a pool noodle into a flower shape and attach it to a straw.
8. Hold the Fort
Hold the fort during the long summer days with this sturdy pool noodle play house. With no need to rearrange furniture and other items to hold up the sheets, clean up should be easier too! What a great way to beat the sun or have a sleepover.
9. Don’t Lose Your Marbles
Your Little Architects will be so busy having fun with this idea that you won’t lose your marbles. Build a marble run with Lego bricks and pool noodles. Have fun coming up with different tracks or have marble races on different tracks. Read more from Frugal Fun 4 Boys.