DIY Hawaiian Sponge Leis Keep You Cool During Summer Pool Parties

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DIY Hawaiian Sponge Leis Keep You Cool During Summer Pool Parties

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Make your summer pool party even more fun by giving your party a tropical theme and host your own miniature Hawaiian luau as you head to the pool. Since no luau is complete without leis, try this project for DIY Hawaiian Sponge Leis that will help you stay comfortable in the heat!

This easy craft is also the perfect DIY project for a trip to the beach or a day spent playing in the sprinklers. You and your kids will stay cool even after getting out of the water.

DIY Hawaiian Sponge Lei Materials 

  • Fresh, colorful sponges
  • Scissors
  • Bamboo skewer
  • Yarn
  • Large threading needle

Instructions for your Hawaiian Sponge Lei

Step One:

With your scissors, cut the sponges into various shapes; three sponges can be used to make two necklaces. Unleash your inner designer and get creative with the shapes you cut!

DIY Hawaiian Sponge Leis

Step Two:

Using the bamboo skewer, poke a hole through both ends of each sponge piece.

Step Two Skewer Sponges

Step Three:

Thread a large needle with 25 inches of yarn. To assemble the lei, run the needle and yarn through the holes you made in the sponges. Then tie off the yarn to finish the lei.

String Your DIY Hawaiin Sponge Lei

Step Four:

Throw on your lei and jump in the pool or dunk your lei in water. The wet sponges will keep your kids’ skin cool as they play in the summer sunshine!

Sponge Lei Complete