WFMW: 2-Liter Treasure

June 3, 2008 at 9:26 pm (Uncategorized) (, , )

I have to give credit to my friend Kelly for this one. While at dinner last week she told us of this great idea for turning a 2-Liter bottle into a treasure hunt.

You’ll need:

  • Empty & dry 2-liter bottle
  • Super glue
  • Rice

Lots of little things you can fit in the mouth of a 2-liter (paperclip, toothpick, bead, AA battery, nail file, q-tip – be creative and hunt around the house.

Write down a list of everything you put in the 2-liter. Alternate filling the bottle with some rice, adding a few things, shake it, add some more, etc.

The treasure hunt is on! You can do it a couple ways. Give your kids a certain amount of time and see how many things they can find. Or give them a list of 5 things (from your master list) and see how long it takes them to find them.

Can’t wait to try this with my kids.

Back to Shannon’s for more WFMW ideas.

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3 Comments

  1. Sarah said,

    That’s a great idea! We have an “I Spy” pillow that was a gift and my daughter loves it–it is a little soft pillow filled with rice and trinkets with a clear window and then there is a list attached of the things that are hidden in it. I was trying to figure out how to make another pillow…but I like this idea even better. Yay! Thank you so much!

    I’m trying to think of some of the things that are in our pillow. I know there is a small hair rubberband, a paperclip, a little jingle bell, and I’m not sure what else.

    http://frillsfluffandtrucks.blogspot.com

    ~ Sarah

  2. Amanda said,

    Love this idea, perfect for my boys and lollygagging around the house. 🙂 Will do this soon!

  3. Stacey said,

    What an awesome idea to keep them entertained for a while!

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