Pool noodle - easy fix!! Cut part of a pool noodle and stick over those pointy long skinny bath spouts so your kids don't bump themselves on it! From my experience, typical bath spout protectors do not fit the skinny bath spouts (often found in the master bath...where my kids bathe) Plus, pool noodles are very inexpensive. I get mine at the Dollar Store.
Water Balloon Tennis! How fun! ... Make this foam pool noodle toy ... it's a pool noodle craft to make a safe foam tennis racquet for the kids. Play with a ball, balloon or water balloons for summertime fun! Takes 15 minutes to m ake for only a dollar ... using a Dollar Store foam pool noodle!
This tip from The Art of Doing Stuff suggests using a pool noodle from the Dollar Store. A simple dowel rod (and every DIYer's best friend) holds both ends together and allows you to make a wreath form for far less than the craft store version. You can check out the details to make your own low-cost wreath form over at The Art of Doing Stuff.
Valentine's Wreath: Would be so gorgeous w glittery hearts, a little Cupid & teensy battery operated rice lights. Just need a couple boas from the craft store, a wreath form or pool noodle & a staple or glue gun.