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    Hey all,

    I have been washing out and saving lots of bits and bobs with the intention to make a water play wall for my LO who is 19 months.

    There is so little inspiration online. I was just wondering if anyone had one?

    Would love to see!!

    I am thinking of painting the backdrop of mine to link in with Peppa Pig who is adored by my LO at the moment lol

    Would love to hear your advise and see photos if you have any?

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    Mine's dismantled at the moment due to the fencing being replaced so no photo I'm afraid.
    Have you looked on Pinterest? Lots of good ideas there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by murphf View Post
    Just saw this one this am

    Pool Noodle Water Wall
    That's brilliant , am planning a water wall and will definitely include noodles - they're only £1 too in poundland!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mama2three View Post
    That's brilliant , am planning a water wall and will definitely include noodles - they're only £1 too in poundland!
    Looks simple doesn't it? How do you attach the board to the wall ..hmm must get dh on it!

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    Thanks, really like the pool noodles idea

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    Saw the post abput using noodles and could only think of the edible kind, thatuzzled me

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    Are the pool noodles hollow then, sure the ones they sell at our pool are solid foam?

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    they usually have a small channel down the centre , not very wide , hardly noticeable.

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    I stand corrected , the ones from the pound shop don't have a channel through the centre , so my bank holiday project took twice as long while I tried to force a hole through the centre...it didn't work very well and I ended up with hardly any noodle left!
    But I persevered and adapted and we ended up with this.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by mama2three View Post
    I stand corrected , the ones from the pound shop don't have a channel through the centre , so my bank holiday project took twice as long while I tried to force a hole through the centre...it didn't work very well and I ended up with hardly any noodle left!
    But I persevered and adapted and we ended up with this.....
    Oooo I like that and I love what you've used to make your water wall on ... Hmmmm methinks there is a trip to the garden centre coming ;-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by mama2three View Post
    I stand corrected , the ones from the pound shop don't have a channel through the centre , so my bank holiday project took twice as long while I tried to force a hole through the centre...it didn't work very well and I ended up with hardly any noodle left!
    But I persevered and adapted and we ended up with this.....
    I feel a quote from Characteristics of Learning coming on:- Creating & Thinking Critically - Planning, making decisions about how to approach a task, solve a problem and reach a goal - well done

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    Quote Originally Posted by loocyloo View Post
    Oooo I like that and I love what you've used to make your water wall on ... Hmmmm methinks there is a trip to the garden centre coming ;-)
    its one of these..
    Buy Large Lattice Garden Planter at Argos.co.uk - Your Online Shop for Planters.

    Ive had it years , its on its last legs to be honest but works well for this. Its very light , but Im going to put casters on it to make it even easier to move around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mama2three View Post
    its one of these..
    Buy Large Lattice Garden Planter at Argos.co.uk - Your Online Shop for Planters.

    Ive had it years , its on its last legs to be honest but works well for this. Its very light , but Im going to put casters on it to make it even easier to move around.
    In the Cozy catalogue it has those planters with a blackboard on the back - you could have a water wall on front and black board on the back, even better if you get the caster wheels put on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hectors house View Post

    In the Cozy catalogue it has those planters with a blackboard on the back - you could have a water wall on front and black board on the back, even better if you get the caster wheels put on it.
    Oooo even better! X

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    Here's mine
    hubby made it last summer
    We love it
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    Oh Dette Im jealous now...yours looks all professional and mine looks like it was thrown together ( probably because it was!)
    The kids don't mind though so far....
    I cant put anything on the back because I threaded the hoover hose through...so no blackboard for me..

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    I like them both
    I'm gonna need one..."HUBBY"...

    Sarah x
    Sarah, Bumble Beez x x

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bumble Beez View Post
    I like them both I'm gonna need one..."HUBBY"... Sarah x
    I was thinking the same thing! Xx

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    Looks like another DIY job for my list

 

 
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