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Pool-Noodle Poppers

Pool-Noodle Poppers

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

These pool-noodle pieces make a satisfying pop! when launched with a pinch. They're fun just to let fly, or you can try to land your pops inside a target, such as a plastic pumpkin.


  • Pool noodle
  • Scissors or a serrated knife


  1. Use scissors or a serrated knife (an adult's job) to cut a pool noodle into 2-1/2-inch pieces, then cut the sections into quarters, as shown.
  2. Launch a popper by squeezing it between your thumb and the knuckle of your first finger or simply pinch it until it flies from your hand.