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Dollar Tree Summer Hacks

Dollar Tree Summer Hacks



Join Kat and Jay for some Dollar Tree Fun!

Learn how to make the most of your Dollar Tree visit with these fun hacks that won’t break your piggy bank!

Step by Step on how to use the activities listed!
1) Pom-pom launcher
You will need:
A pool noodle, duct tape, pom-poms and scissors
Average price: $4
Directions:
Cut off 6 inches off the end of the pool noodle
Tie the balloon closed
Cut a straight line across the rounded top of the balloon – it will create a pocket
Cover one of the ends of your piece of pool noodle with the balloon
Use duct tape to make sure the two pieces will not come apart
To use:
Push one pom-pom into the shooter at a time, pull back on the balloon and let go

2) Hot Wheel Racetrack
You will need:
2 pool noodles, tape and a toy car
Average price: $4
Directions:
Cut pool noodles long ways
Use tape to attach the noodles to each other
Use tape to attach the noodles to the wall, furniture or floor to create turns and drops
To use:
Place the toy car into the center of the noodle and let it go down the track
3) Sponge Water Bombs
You will need:
Sponges without the rough side, string and scissors
Average price: $3
Directions:
Cut sponges into small strips, you will need about 6 strips
Use the string to tie the strips together TIGHTLY
Move the sponge strips around so they make a poofy ball
To use:
Come up with teams of people to play against
Get a bucket of water and soak the sponge balls
Throw it at someone playing on the other team

4) Keep-u-cool necklaces
You will need:
Sponges without the rough side, scissors, string, and a freezer
Average price: $3
Directions:
Cut the sponges into smaller pieces
Use scissors to make a hole that goes from one end of the sponge to the other
Lace string through the sponges
Tie the string together to make a necklace
Get the necklace wet and place in the freezer
To use:
On a hot day use your necklace to keep you cool

5) Beach ball Hot Seat
You will need:
A beach ball and a pen or marker
Average price: $2
Directions:
Blown up your beach ball
Use a pen or marker to write funny questions all over the ball
To use:
In a small group, bounce the ball around the group
If you catch the ball you answer whatever question your right hand thumb lands on
Come up with the best questions and funniest answers to create fun memories

6) Body POP Bubble Battle
You will need:
Bubbles
Average price: $2
To use:
In a small group, have one person be picked to be the bubble blower
The bubble blower will yell out a body part that the others will only be able to use to pop the bubbles
The person who pops the most bubbles, by only using the body part called out, wins the round and becomes the bubble blower

We hope you have lots of fun with your dollar store hacks! What else do you think we could create with things found at the Dollar Tree? Let us know what you think!

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