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How to Make a Plastic Jug Watering Can

Make a watering can with your child using a recyled milk jug.


  • Step 1: Use clean jug Start with an empty plastic half gallon milk jug that's clean and dry.
  • TIP: You can also use a juice jug if you prefer.
  • Step 2: Poke holes Remove the lid. Poke holes in the lid of the jug using a hammer and nail.
  • Step 3: Decorate Decorate the jug with stickers, markers, and glitter glue.
  • Step 4: Fill jug fill the jug with water and start watering the flowers.
  • FACT: Every hour, Americans use 2.5 million plastic bottles.

You Will Need

  • 1/2 gallon plastic milk jug with handle and lid
  • Hammer
  • Nail
  • Stickers
  • Markers
  • Glitter glue
  • Juice jug (optional)

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