Super Easy Water Bottle Hack for a Carefree Party


Last summer we had a water bottle problem. We were planning a kids’ party down at the beach. Summer in Texas, as you can imagine, is incredibly hot. So we wanted to provide a cooler full of waters to keep everyone hydrated. We wondered though – how would so many children keep track of their drinks?

Enter, our water bottle hack:

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The kids could sip some water, put their bottle back in the cooler, and go play some more. When they finished a bottle of water, they could just move their name cuff to a new one.

The week before the party, I picked up all the supplies we needed at our local big box store. Then I put the kids to work. The girls helped each other find all the letters needed to spell each friend’s name – so it was educational too.

It worked out really well. No one passed out from the heat, and they had a blast playing. The little kids spent a lot of time digging in the sand. The big kids boogie boarded in the tame surf.

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When the party was over, we let each child take home their name cuff.

 

Here’s what you need to know to make your own water bottle cuffs:

Materials

  • Sheets of craft foam
  • Foam letter stickers
  • Velcro dots
  • Scissors

Instructions

  • Cut the craft foam so that it will fit around the label area of the water bottles, plus an inch.
  • Spell out the child’s name with letter stickers.
  • Wrap the foam around a water bottle and place a pair of velcro dots on the overlapping ends.

 

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That’s it! So easy!

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This water bottle hack for kids parties makes it easier to keep track of everyone's bottle. No more confusion!


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