Detergent Bottle Watering Can

Watering is an activity that kids can do by themselves, with little or no instruction. Having kids water their garden instills a care taking ethic.

Kids love to water and having a watering can for every kid makes it even more fun! By collecting the right types of bottles you will soon have a bottle for every kid in your group.

There are many types of bottles that can be used for carrying water. Any large plastic bottle with a built in handle can work. Large salsa, juice, and detergent bottles are all good options. Make sure to rinse well, especially the detergent bottles. If you work with very young children make sure to collect smaller bottles that will weigh less when filled.

Simple steps to make a detergent watering can:

Detergent Watering Can

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  • julia

    Oh, I forgot about drilling an air hole. Thanks for the help.

  • http://www.lifelab.org/ Life Lab

    It makes a big difference to have the air escape. I am glad we could help!

  • Jo

    Great idea! Thanks.