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EPIC Pool Noodle Crafts, Activities, and Ideas

Get ready for summer with these super fun pool noodle crafts, epic pool noodle activities, plus lots of other fun pool noodle ideas. Everyone will love these fun summer activities using pool noodles, with lots of creative, fun ways for you and your kids to enjoy summer, and create memories together. Try these with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grad,e and 6th graders.
Get ready for summer with these super fun pool noodle crafts, epic pool noodle activities, plus lots of other fun pool noodle ideas. Everyone will love these fun summer activities using pool noodles, with lots of creative, fun ways for you and your kids to enjoy summer, and create memories together. Try these with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grad,e and 6th graders. 

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!

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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!

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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.

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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.

DIY Lava Lamp - super easy way to make your own lava lamp with simple things you have around your house. This homemade lava lamp is such a fun science project for kids of all ages to sneak in some summer learning. This science experiment is for toddlers, preschoolers, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and kids of all ages at home, homeschool, summer camps, classroom, etc. Looking for a really fun and memorable science experiment for kids? You will love these EPIC pop rocks experiment. Try this pop rocks science experiment with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students to try a simple chemical reaction. This Whether you try this pop rocks science experiments for homeschool science, at a science birthday party, or as part of a summer science project - this is a MUST try,  really cool science experimentkids will LOVE. Take your homemade playdough to a whole new level of FUN with this amazing Color Changing Playdough recipe. This is sure to be a hit with toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade children alike.  These super EASY to make marshmallow shooters are a must for your summer bucket list. This summer activity for kids is not only fun, but it is actually a STEM activity for kids too! Students assemble, tweak, and design this simple marshmallow cannon to try to get the most distance they can. THis is such a simple, but fun summer activities your preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and elementary age students in first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grdae, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students will want to try over summer break!

Summer Fun

Looking for more outdoor activities for kids and things to do in the summer? Your toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, and elementary age kids will love these fun ideas to keep them busy all summer long:

If you are looking for a fun unique activity using eggs, you will love this silly egg head craft. This egg shell diy chia pet is cute, simple and silly spring activities for kids. This egg shell craft is fun for toddler, prsechool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too! bleeding tissue paper fireworks craft Spring is the time for field trips to the local zoo. In an attempt to make our homeschool field trips extra fun (and educational) I created these super cute, zoo scavenger hunt templates. We have lots of choices with these zoo scavenger hunt printable pack to accomidate kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten to elementary age students in first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. Whether you use the simple animal scavenger hunt or learn about endagered animals or animal habitats in one of these zoo scavenger hunt ideas - kids will have fun learning about zoology in science. Simply download free printable scavenger hunt pdf file and you are ready to learn about animals with this printable scavenger hunt at your local zoo. i spy diy bottles with colored rice in recycled water bottles

Summer Activities for Kids

Edible Ice Cream Playdough Recipe - amazing 2 ingredient playdough recipe perfect for toddler, preschool, kindergarten and kids of all ages for an ice cream thing, kids activity, or summer bucket list #playdough #playdoughrecipes #icecream This vinegar and baking soda rocket is an out-of-this-world fun AND educational summer activity for kids! Preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students will enjoy making the baking soda rocket. This how to make a bottle rocket project is one of those really cool science projects your kids will remember forever! Tin Foil Art This EPIC summer activities for kids uses a really fun technique to make squirt gun painting! This water gun painting is such a fun summer art project for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders. The squirt panting is as much fun to make as it is to look at afterwards with the unique patterns. This Summer Painting for kids is a MUST for your list of summer activities for preschoolers!

Fun Summer Activities for Kids

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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