Pinterest is a wonderful, magical place, filled with all sorts of ideas for creative play that can be pulled out on rainy days and might well engage your children for hours. It is also a place filled with ideas that can go badly, drastically wrong. Some of them are great in theory, but not so much in practice. Others were designed by artists who are fully capable of doing the things that they’ve put out for you to see, but when real people attempt them, they realize that they aren’t so easy after all.
The pipe cleaners in a bottle project is, at least for many families, one of the fails.