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June Kids Grab & Go: Pool Noodle Pals

Happy June! I hope you all have been enjoying your summer vacation. This month, our kids Grab & Go craft is Pool Noodle Pals. I wanted to put something together sturdy enough to withstand vacations and outdoor play, and pool noodles can withstand a lot! If you have extra pool noodles lying around at home, you could make your pal some other noodle friends!

Each kit comes with:

  • pool noodle segment
  • two popsicle sticks
  • pom-pom
  • pipe cleaner

Items needed:

  • glue (any glue will work, just let fully dry before playing)
  • any additions you would like to add!

Each kit comes with a few basics to decorate your pal, but we would love to see how you make them your own! Here are some suggestions for ways to make them your own: decorate with permanent markers, add glitter, add feathers, make hair out of yarn, etc.

Grab & Go kits will be available beginning June 14th while supplies last. Check back throughout the week as we refill our new Creation Station. These craft kits have a sticker indicating that it is a kids’ craft.

Below, I have put together a list of titles about summer crafts and activities. Feel free to reach out to the Youth and Teen Librarians at for more recommendations (or to send pictures of your noodle pals)!

Books about summer crafts and activities:

*available on Hoopla

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