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Cool Off With This DIY Sprinkler System For Kids

Bring summer fun to the next level with this DIY sprinkler system. After all, there’s no better way to beat the heat this summer other than playing around with water!

How To Make A DIY Sprinkler System In 4 Easy Steps

Sprinklers are particularly enjoyable to play with, especially if you have children. They go crazy bouncing through them. A professional sprinkler system can be pretty costly, however, so to combat this injustice, many people have started directing their DIY-ing skills and building sprinklers out of upcycled materials at home. With today’s DIY sprinkler system, I’m betting you have the supplies readily available at home. Let’s get started!


What You’ll Need:

  • an empty soda bottle
  • scissors
  • duct tape
  • garden hose
  • push pin or corncob holder (optional)



How To Make A DIY Sprinkler System:

Step 1: Clean Your Bottle

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Make sure to thoroughly clean your empty soda bottle before using it.


Step 2: Secure The Bottle Into The End Of The Garden Hose

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Take the end of the garden hose and your empty bottle and secure it together with duct tape.


Step 3: Create The Holes

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Take your scissors and simply poke your bottles to create the holes.

Tip: If you want a precise result to cover every direction you want the water to come through, mark the areas of your bottle where you want to create the holes. Then, use a push pin or corncob holder to create the holes in marked areas.


Step 4: Turn On The Water

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Turn on the water! The higher the water pressure the higher your sprinkler will spray. So let the fun begin!


Let’s watch this video from Snooktube and see how to make this DIY sprinkler system:

Now that summer break is here, you can’t run out of fun ideas for your kids. And what’s more fun than playing in the water? Create this frugal DIY sprinkler system and give your kids a memorable summer experience to treasure for life!

Another cool option is this homemade slip n slide (love this!)

So, will you try this DIY sprinkler system this summer? We’d love to hear about it! Leave a comment below and let us know!

Want some DIY backyard projects you can enjoy with kids? Better check out our easy backyard projects to DIY with the family because we got it covered!


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