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How to make a homemade sprinkler

Follow these three simple steps!

By Today's Parent
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1) Remove the label from a 2-L pop bottle. Push the sharp end of the knife into the side of the bottle until it makes a tiny hole. Continue poking holes across one half of one side of the area where the label was. Ensure the bottle is still inflated.

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2) Secure a garden hose to the opening of the bottle with duct tape. Wrap the tape tightly around the hose to make sure it doesn't leak.

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3) Turn the water on. The greater the water pressure, the higher the spray!

This article was originally published on Jul 22, 2015

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