02 September 2006

Recycle a plastic jug into a play "shower"

Leanne of Momcast (subvert the dominant motherhood!) came up with a homemade alternative to the watering-can-in-the-bathtub hack:

Take a large plastic jar or jug, and with a small drill (or even a knife if you want) drill a number of holes running around the bottom rim of the jar. Fill with water and hold over the kid's head!  Voila!  You could use a large peanut butter jar or even an old milk jug.  Use it in the shower for rinsing or playing, or in the pool as a toddler toy (older kids will probably love it too, but my 3yo and his younger cousins go nuts for it in the kiddie pool).  I love it because it's a negative cost item: you've already got the piercing tool and you're recycling your garbage = less than no cost to assemble!

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Cute, but do I need another way for my kids to get water all over the bathroom tile? LOL!

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