Though it is something you would throw away, we saw how wonderful they can be as 'raw' materials.
- They are water absorbent and dry fairly quickly.
- They are colorful. We remember recycling them for our art projects to make collages.
- They are free, considering you are going to throw them into the recycling bit.
- They are really sturdy when folded into a substantial thickness.
To learn how to make a smaller, thicker strip, check out our old post on a 3-fold strip.