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    Pool Noodle DIYs

     Oh Happy Day

    Pool noodles are very versatile. You can play with them in the pool, pretend they are swords, or cut them up and craft with them. Take the noodles out of the pool and try one of these DIY projects this summer. These are all very simple crafts that the whole family can enjoy.

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    Pool Noodle Marble Run

     Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls

    This is a really fun activity for all ages. Cut your pool noodles in half length-wise to make this entertaining marble run.

    Pool Noodle Marble Run from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls

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    Pool Noodle Ring Toss

     Mission to Save

    Wouldn’t this be the perfect outdoor summer activity? Get the whole family together for this fun and easy DIY project and game.

    Pool Noodle Ring Toss from Mission to Save

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    DIY Outdoor Bowling Lane

     Polka Dot Chair

    Create a bowling lane with the pool noodles you have lying around or buy them at the dollar store. This DIY can be used all summer long to play bowling with friends and family.

    DIY Outdoor Bowling from Polka Dot Chair

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    Apple Craft With Pool Noodles

     Glue Sticks & Gumdrops

    Turn pool noodles into a great kids’ craft with this project. Use the noodles to stamp red ink apples and add some green leaves. This would make a great gift for your child’s teacher.

    Apple Craft With Pool Noodles from Glue Sticks & Gumdrops

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    DIY Pool Noodle Summer Wreath

     My Unentitled Life

    Make a colorful summer wreath for your door with this craft tutorial. Start with a pool noodle and add everything else from there.

    DIY Pool Noodle Summer Wreath from My Unentitled Life

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    Pool Noodle Boats

     Our Family of Seven

    How cute are these boats made from pool noodles? You’re also going to need some craft foam sheetsand straws. Float a bunch of these in the tub or in the pool.

    Pool Noodle Boats from Our Family of Seven

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    Pool Noodle Play House

     From ABCs to ACTs

    Build a super cool fort using pool noodles and a couple of blankets. Your kids will love this idea. This playhouse will provide hours of playtime.

    Pool Noodle Play House from From ABCs to ACTs

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    Foam Bow and Arrow

     Ziggity Zoom

    Your kiddos will have so much fun crafting this bow and arrow from pool noodles. These will provide hours of outdoor play.

    Foam Bow and Arrow from Ziggity Zoom

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    Pool Noodle Water Wall

     Teaching Mama

    This neat craft and activity will keep your kids busy all summer long. Doesn’t this water wall look like so much fun?

    Pool Noodle Water Wall from Teaching Mama

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    Pool Noodle Pom-Pom Shooter

     Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

    Play this entertaining pom-pom shooter game inside or out. This is a great game for all ages.

    Pool Noodle Pom-Pom Shooter from Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

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    Jumbo Popsicle Garland

     Oh Happy Day

    Have a summer popsicle party with this garland tutorial using popsicle sticks. These giant popsicles are bright, colorful and easy to make!

    Jumbo Popsicle Garland from Oh Happy Day

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    DIY Lightsaber

     Here Comes the Sun

    Channel your inner Jedi with these DIY lightsabers made from pool noodles. This is a Star Wars staple for your little fans and essential for summer outdoor playtime.

    DIY Lightsaber ​from Here Comes the Sun

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    Wand Flowers

     Create Craft Love

    What’s more fun than blowing bubbles in the summer? Make these cute pool noodle wand flowers to help with blowing bubbles.

    Wand Flowers from Create Craft Love