It’s really gonna happen folks.  Even Auburn University’s website warns of a winter storm headed our way!  Now, most people would flip out if they heard this.  But we deep southerners delight in the wintry precipitation that is “snow”.

This being said, it is nearly impossible to find a sled in these parts.  Therefore, we have taken pleasure in searching for the best way to makeshift a sled.  ENJOY!

Kiddie pool
You’re not going to be using it for quite some time, so pull it out of the garage and onto the hills. You should be able to fit three or four in there. Group sledding is always more fun.

Aluminum turkey-roasting pans
Perfect for small children. Really small children. Unless you have a giant turkey pan. Then a slightly bigger child will fit.

Plastic storage bins or their lids
What you’re storing in those bins isn’t as important as racing down the hill. Dump all that stuff in the house. It’ll be there when you get back.

Kayak
It’s hard to direct, but very impressive-looking as it goes down the hill.

Sled stolen from prepared people
We wouldn’t recommend this unless you are very fast at running through the snow so you won’t get caught. Err…stealing is wrong, kids.

Snowboard
Well, this kind of defeats the purpose of going sledding when you can just snowboard, but work with what you’ve got.

Lawn chair on skis
We don’t know if this actually works; we just want to see it happen.

Yoga mats
Surprisingly fast and effective and you can work on your downward facing dog pose at the same time.

Sure, there are trashcan lids, inner tubes, cardboard, cookie sheets and a host of other things. Use them at your own discretion. Just remember to be safe, and try not to kill anyone, please.

For more: http://www2.richmond.com/content/2010/jan/29/best-makeshift-sleds/

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