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Pool noodles are super affordable and the perfect ingredient for summer family fun on a budget. Check out these 10 easy and affordable crafts and games you can do with your kids this summer using pool noodles.

10 Fun Things to Do With a Pool Noodle

A new SUPER fun way to play with sidewalk chalk- make exploding chalk paint bags! This activity is easy to set up, requires basic household ingredients, and was seriously way too fun! (exploding art for Summer)

Play Recipe- Sidewalk Chalk ~ Growing A Jeweled Rose

countdown to summer vacation

Chalk Rockets- these chalk filled rockets fly high into the air, creating beautiful exploding art all over the pavement. Way too FUN! (only a few materials needed for this fun activity, too!)

Homemade Sidewalk Chalk Paint – summer kids craft idea

50 Outdoor Summer Activities For Kids

Balloon POP painting plus 4 other SUPER FUN and creative ways for kids to create art with balloons

Exploding bags with baking soda and vinegar-science lesson. They take off like rockets!

50 Summer Crafts, Recipes and Games |®

Hot Chocolate on a Stick, ready for summer

I would've loved to come home to this on the last day of school! Celebrate!...Have a bucket of waterballoons and squirt guns ready to go. Then make home made pizzas for dinner. After, pop some popcorn and watch a family movie together!

Cupcake Liner Summer Drink Covers