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Love Your Heart Bottle

Feb 03, 2023

Love Your Heart Bottle

February is American Heart Month.

One way we're celebrating is with this "Love Your Heart" bottle activity, because staying hydrated can help both our hearts and our minds stay healthy!

Contents include:

  • Bottle
  • Twine
  • Glue dots
  • Cap
  • Straw

To complete this activity:

  1. Hold the bottle around the neck.
  2. Cut a strip of 3-4 glue dots. 
  3. Apply the strip of glue dots from the bottom of the bottle upwards.
  4. Repeat steps 2-3 around the bottle, leaving about a finger's worth of room in between each line.
  5. Peel the paper off the glue dots.
  6. Starting from the bottom, wind the twine around the bottle.
  7. Add the LOVE charm at any point as you are winding the twine.
  8. When the twine is at the end, stick it to a glue dot or tuck underneath.
  9. Add the straw top and straw.

 An important note: HAND WASH ONLY IN COLD WATER.

Washing in the dishwasher or with hot water will cause the glue dots to melt, and your string will come sliding off! We don't want that, so stick to washing this bottle with cold or lukewarm(ish!) water and by hand.