Are you planning on a trip to an amusement park this summer? Or maybe hitting up some summer fairs and festivals? If so, this is the perfect project for you and your kiddos! We are traveling quite a bit this summer, and spending a ton of time outside, which means we need to stay hydrated. The only problem is that no one wants to carry a water bottle around. So, Kate and I came up with the perfect solution...a water bottle holder necklace! It may be one of the easiest projects we have ever done, and it can be personalized for a boy or girl! Here is how we made our water bottle holder...
We used an empty container of Wet Ones, some Elmer's School Glue, a piece of scrapbook paper and some matching ribbon.
To begin, I took our Wet Ones container and wrapped my scrapbook paper around it, marking where it overlapped and also the top and the bottom. Next, I cut the paper so it would fit all the way around the container. Then, I used a paint brush to apply glue the the back of the paper and smoothed it onto the container, overlapping the edges at the end. To finish this step, I glued a piece of ribbon around the top to cover the top edge of the paper.
To add the necklace part of the water bottle holder, I used a pointed metal rod (you can use just about anything with a pointed end), to poke a hole through on the right and left sides of the container at the top.
I poked some ribbon (which I measured to fit around Kate's neck and leave a little room for knotting), through the right side, then tied it in a double knot. Next, I did the same on the left side being sure there would be no twists in the ribbon once it went around her neck.
We popped a bottled water down into our water bottle holder and are ready to hit the road! These are great for long walks, trips to the park, days at a theme park or just for fun during any summer activity!
For a limited time you can pick up a combo pack of Wet One's and Elmer's Glue at Target ... I'd love to see what you com up with!