Pool noodles make for great summer fun. This activity is perfect for summertime when pool noodles can be found at just about every store--but you don't need a swimming pool for this activity. Anyone can do it, and your kids will love it.
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We're excited to be here with Aimee Larsen at Homespun Threads so she can try out and feature this fun activity for kids.
To make the racetrack I took my dollar store pool noodle and cut it in half. I found that a serrated knife made a much cleaner cut than a regular knife. I then used toothpicks to secure each half of the noodle side by side.
Now it's time to get your kids involved. Have them help by making a starting line . . .
And a finish line, along with any other accessories they would like, such as flags.
My kids love this activity. They will race marbles for hours. It's a perfect indoor activity for a rainy day or can be taken outside so you can enjoy some sunshine. I hope you'll give it a try and have as much fun with it as we have!
Word of Caution! Please make sure you supervise small children when using marbles, at all times!
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