summer journal: making hula hoops

July 27th, 2012

homemade hula hoops

Making hula hoops is surprisingly simple and cheap to boot: some polyurethane pipe, a connector, and duct tape. Done.

homemade hula hoops

I scanned some random directions quickly when I was in the hardware store, but there are many good tutorials for making hula hoops out there. This video by Elizabeth Mitchel–who is awesome by the way–tells you how it’s done.

hula hooping


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5 Responses to summer journal: making hula hoops

  1. Jane says:

    Love this!! And the Elizabeth Mitchell video, just watching that video is fun….I don’t think we are quite ready for hula hooping here…too little still…but we are practicing with some cheapo ones from Michaels…but someday hope to make our own too.

  2. I never would have thought of this. Brilliant! Thanks for the idea and the link.

  3. Heather L. says:

    This is on my summer wish list — make hula hoops! Thanks for the reminder.

  4. Erin says:

    Cool idea for a homemade bday gift…. Thanks!! :)

  5. Casie says:

    BAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH! My daughter is a hula hooping genius and a master crafter. This is a PERFECT project for her. What a super fun idea!