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Soda Bottle Sprinkler

I bet you didn’t know that you could have this much fun with a 2-liter bottle and some duct tape!

Our family is living in an RV as we make our way across the United States from California to Virginia! Living in an RV as a family of 7 has actually been pretty awesome. It’s cozy, has all of the amenities we’d want (except for laundry), and has allowed us a ton of family time. One thing we don’t have is a ton of room for the kids to run around!

This means lots of outdoor time. They’ve spent their afternoons climbing trees, riding scooters, and floating in paddle boats on the lake. We decided to make a sprinkler out of a 2-liter soda bottle, not expecting to get a ton of water pressure out of it, but we were wrong!

This awesome little sprinkler has entertained our kids for hours!

Here’s how to make your own soda bottle sprinkler.



2-liter soda bottle

Duct tape

Hand drill with small drill bit


soda bottle sprinkler supplies
girl watching dad drill a hole

Rinse out the soda bottle and drill holes with a small drill bit. We kind of eye-balled it and went in rows along the top. There is no need to drill holes where the bottle will be set against the ground, and too many holes would decrease water pressure.

attaching duct tape to bottle and hose

Make sure your bottle opening is dry. Use a piece of duct tape to attach the bottle to your garden hose.

dripping soda bottle sprinkler

Add a bit of water to give it some weight so that it doesn’t flip over when you turn up the hose.

kids playing in soda bottle sprinkler

Place sprinkler on the ground and crank up the hose!

About the Contributor

Little Passports Guest Blogger Brandy NelsonBrandy is a California girl married to an Alaskan boy. They’’ve lived all over the country, moving where the Coast Guard sends them, and are parents to 4 children. Brandy has been surrounded by creative influences her entire life. Her biggest mentors being her mother and grandmother. When she grew up and started to have a family of her own, her desire to create blossomed as she turned each new house into a home. Her blog,, is a collection of some of her favorite kids activities, projects, recipes and craft tutorials.

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