Popsicle Pool Noodles November 24, 2016 by Party Pinching Easy, budget friendly JUMBO Popsicles perfect for your Popsicle Party! You will need: Pool Noodles Balsa Wood Serrated Knife 1. Cut pool noodle in 12″ pieces. 2. Cut balsa wood in 1″ x 14″ strips. 3. At one end of the noodle, cut a slit about 1/2″ deep on each side of the hole. 4. Push in the balsa wood. 5. Now you have a jumbo Popsicle! 6. Use different colors for a fun centerpiece.