Stuff an extra set of
stockings into a tube and keep in your desk drawer at work, your glove compartment, etc. in case
of a run.
Ask local schools if they need them for art projects. (Annette)
Put in the hamster cage.
Wrap double-sided tape around the tube, stick one or two fingers in the middle and roll over
clothing, furniture, etc. to remove lint. (Julie)
Tape one end of yarn/string to the tube. Wrap
the string around the tube and then hook the end into a notch cut into the edge of the tube. It
makes for easy storage.
Use for storing your home-made ribbon from potato chip bags.
Let your kids use along with kleenex boxes as building blocks.
Stuff a few plastic bags
into the tube and then place the tube in the glove compartment of your car. It will keep them tidy
and on-hand for when you need them.
Use for wrapping party gifts by inserting the gift,
pinching and taping the ends closed and then decorating. (Shelley)
Use for storing long pieces of ribbon which have been saved from packages. This will keep
the ribbon smooth. (Shelley)
Slip over small cords to prevent them from tangling. (Russell)
Give to pet rodent or bird for play. (Lori)
Glue tubes together vertically into a grid larger than your television.
Cover the grid with wax paper and place in front of the tv. It gives you a cool, multi-colored
Use in place of a peat pot. Fill with potting soil, place in a plastic
butter/ice cream tub, plant the seed and water. When the plants sprouts, plant the seedling (tube
and all) in the ground. The tube rots away. (William)
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