Pool Noodle Ideas
You will be amazed by all the fun, clever things you can do with pool noodles! We’ve compiled the best of the best pool noodle ideas so you can play lots of fun pool noodle games with your kids and try lots of pool noodle activities that will make this summer epic! So go and buy some inexpensive pool noodles from the dollar store, and get inspired by these awesome summer bucket list ideas. These pool noodle crafts and projects are perfect for the whole family from toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, to grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, grade 6 and up!
Pool Noodle Crafts
There are so many fun and clever way to make crafts with pool noodles.
Crafty kids will love giving these awesome pool noodle crafts a try.
- Popsicle Postcard from She Knows.
Send a friend one of these super cute pool noodle popsicle postcards.
- Pool Noodle Luminaries from Create Craft Love.
These pool noodle luminaries would make a beautiful decorating for a summer party.
- Pool Noodle Indoor Playhouse from ABCs to ACTS.
The kids will love building and playing in this cool fort!
- Pool Noodle Spider from Molly Moo.
These spiders are too cute to be scary!
- Pool Noodle Hot Dog from Growing Book by Book.
This is a super fun craft for a summer cook-out theme or activity.
- Pool Noodle Art Bot from Innovation Kids Lab.
Combine science and art with this fun crafty project.
- Pool Noodle Boats from Our Family of Seven.
The kids will have fun making these boats and sailing them.
- Pool Noodle Apple Craft from Life over C’s.
Pool noodles are perfect for stamping and printing in this simple art project.
- Pool Noodle Sharks from Mama Cheaps.
The kids will love making these super cute little sharks.
- Pool Noodle Fireworks from Moneywise Moms.
This pool noodle craft makes the perfect decorations for a 4th of July party.
- Pool Noddle Monster Craft from Messy Little Monster.
Transform pool noodles into these not-so-scary monsters.
- Pool Noodle Candy from Ann’s Entitled Life.
This quick and easy craft idea is perfect for holiday decorating.
- Pool Noddle Planes from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls.
These pool noodle planes fly really well and are so fun to make
- Pool Noodle Flowers from No Time for Flash Cards.
This easy to make bouquet of flowers will last forever!
- Pool Noodle Light Saber from Kids Activities Blog.
Star Wars fans will love making these pool noodle lightsabers.
- Pool Noodle Pencil from Laly Mom.
This giant pencil is a super fun back to school craft idea.
- DIY Pool Noodle Birthday Candle from Drugstore Divas.
Celebrate a birthday in style with a giant candle!
Pool Noodle Activities
There are so many fun activities you can do with pool noodles. Make a pool noodle obstacle course, play a pool noodle game, or try some pool
noodle learning activities. Kids of all ages will love trying out all these fun pool noodle activities.
- Pool Noodle Obstacle Course from Learn Play Imagine.
Get active with this cool pool noodle obstacle course.
- Pool Noodle Rocket Flinger from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls.
The kids will have a blast flinging and flying these rockets.
- Water Blaster Kiddie Sprinkler from Mom Endeavors.
This is a fabulous idea for warm weather!
- Pool Noodle Raft from Felt Magnet.
Everyone will love setting sale in the pool on this cool raft.
- Pool Noodle Abacus from Happy Hooligans.
This pool noodle abacus is easy to make and great for outside fun and learning.
- Pool Noodle Water Wall from Teaching Mama.
This water play activity will keep your kids busy all summer long!
- Pool Noodle Bow and Arrow from Ziggity Zoom.
The kids will love making these fun, but safe, bows and arrows.
- Shaving Cream & Pool Noodle Sensory Play from Simple Everyday Mom.
Have some messy fun outdoors with this sensory play idea.
- Pool Noodle Lawn Golf from Surviving a Teacher Salary.
Everyone will love playing some pool noodle golf!
- Building Pool Noodle Structures from Little Bins for Little Hands.
Practice those engineering skills building with pool noodles and toothpicks.
- Pool Noodle Catapult from Toddler Approved.
Haw far can you fling objects with this simple catapult?
- Pool Noodle Racquet Ball from Ziggity Zoom.
This is such a clever idea to make rackets from pool noodles.
- Pool Noodle Target Station from The Joys of Boys.
This is a super fun outdoor activity to try with your kids
- Pool Noddles and Rubber Bands Fine Motor Activity from And Next Comes L.
This is a great activity for little hands to work on fine motor skills.
- Pool Noodle Marble Run from Mama Papa Bubba
This marble run made from pool noodles is such a great STEAM activity and loads of fun.
- Pool Noodle Fine Motor Balance Tray from Hands on As We Grow.
Little hands will love playing with this fun set up.
- Pool Noodle Word Search from Easy Peasy and Fun.
This is a great idea for making a simple word game.
- Pool Noddle Bees from And Next Comes L.
These little bees are just adorable!
- Pool Noodle Sensory Soup from Simple Fun for Kids
Everyone will love this simple sensory activity.
Pool Noodle Games
These pool noodle ideas make the perfect summer activities for kids. You’ll want to add all of these epic pool noodle ideas to your summer bucket list.
- Pool Noodle Pom Pom Shooter from Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails.
These pom pom shooters are easy to make and no one can resits playing with them!
- Bubble Wand Flowers from Create Craft Love.
Make your own bubble wands from pool noodles.
- Pool Noodle Train Tracks from Play Trains.
Trian loving kids will love this fun outdoor activity.
- Pool Noodle Card Holder from Adapting Creatively.
This is a great idea to help small hands manage card games.
- Pool Noodle Ponies from Mrs. King’s Music Class.
You can ride these cute ponies in or out of the water!
- Pool Noodle Blocks from I can Teach my Child.
This is such a clever way to use pool noodles for a quiet activity.
- Pool Noodle Alphabet Stack from 123 Homeschool 4 Me.
Make learning the books of the Bible fun with this hands-on activity that uses pool noodles!
- Pool Noodle Periscope from STEAM Powered Family.
This is a super is a fun way for kids to explore reflections and to learn about measurements and angles.
- How to Make a Pool Noodle Lily-pad from Nerdy Mamma.
Have fun floating this lily pad in the pool or bath.
- Seaside Sensory Bin from The Chaos and the Clutter.
Using pool noodles makes this sensory bin super fun and unique
- Glowing Stars and Flowers from A Little Pinch of Perfect.
Pool noodles and glow sticks combine to make these cool stars and flowers.
- Pool Noodle Letter Backdrop from Mallory Erin Makes.
These giant pool noodle letters look so awesome!
- DIY Pool Noodle Garland from Sugar and Cloth.
This gorgeous garland is perfect for any celebration and easy enough for the kids to make.
- Pool Noodle Engineering Wall from Left Brain Craft Brain.
Learn all about physics and engineering with this cool pool noodle STEM idea.
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