If you haven’t noticed yet, pool noodles are not just for summer time fun any more. It is hard for me to pass up a pool noodle that is on sale because I am always thinking, “I bet I could come up with one more thing to do with noodles this year that we haven’t done before!”…
The wonderful thing about noodles is they are soft and light weight so they make a great tool for building and construction outdoors or indoors….
We also explored making different shapes with our noodles.
And how about making a road or racetrack?
Noodle Parking Lot
Noodles can lead to all sorts of play with a little thinking outside the box…
Noodles do invite some large motor play too like jumping…
Just cut up some noodles and you can make a noodle chain…
Noodles make wonderful blocks. We used our noodles for sorting and stacking…
Noodle Water Play
I added a few noodles to our water play as well for a little exploration….
Noodle painting is a simple art process for young children to enjoy…
Noodle Marble Runs
Get your little engineers thinking and constructing their own marble runs too…
Yes, I will be stocking up on foam noodles again this year to see what else we can come up with!
Available on Amazon
Links to Grow On
Noodle Threading from I Can Teach My Child
Five Ways to use Pool Noodles on Dry Land from The Body Smart Blog
Noodle Puppets from Sippy Cup Central
Noodle Lacing and Patterning from My Little Gems
Noodle Flowers from No Time for Flashcards
Pool Noodle Light Saber from Frugal Fun for Boys
Pool Noodle Marble Run from Play Create and Explore
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