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Pool Noodle DIY Play Food Fruit Salad and Steak!

So here is what about 5-bucks worth of fun looks like.


Pictured are Dollar Tree plastic cake plates that look like real china plates ($1 for 6), small crystal-ish plastic bowls ($1 for 4) that are actually really nice and some fancy 12 ounce cups ($1 for 12). All the tableware was in the same area as their other themed tableware sets. Also pictured are two pool noodle parts (used about half of one orange flower shape and half of one blue round pool noodle) and one red kick board aka boogie board that is about 1" thick and wave shaped.

A serrated steak knife works well to cut the foam down to size. Scissors work for cleaning up corners or for really small pieces. This is a glue free project.

Next trip to D.T. I plan on picking up a yellow and green pool noodle to make pineapple and kiwi chunks for the 'fruit salad' (pictured below). All the foam components come from U.S. manufacturers which is cool.

The drinks are made by cutting one 5-6 inch section of pool noodle, fillin…