An even cooler idea is to use fun noodles, that way when the kids eventually start beating each other with them they will hold up and not hurt as much. Craft project - make your own giant crayons by recycling cardboard carpet tubes, great for kids rooms!
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Available for free or cheap at all home improvement stores, PVC pipe is totally great for home storage and organization in different ways. Take a look at these DIY PVC pipe storage ideas for inspiration.