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Offline Karen W.

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I know.. for beads snall tacts, nails, pins, Fortune cookie fortunes... Any other suggestions???
I found I can peel off my labels easily then basically have a nice empty bottle with  a rather secure lid!

Give me some ideas will ya??


 

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I give my bottles to my little relatives as coin banks. Teaches them the meaning of earning/ saving!! 
 

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Ewe could grow single cress in each ?...or...ewe could attach them together and make a nice necklace !.....how about  finger tip warmers?....or.....ewe could make them into bowling pins ?....yes ...yes...I believe all of these are excellent ideas !!
 

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Thats a nice idea. I have put aside a bloody ton for preschool  for beads etc. They won't allow the children to play with them as they learn how to open the childproof bottles and thats a NO NO! Could get them seriously hurt!
My kids played with them though and sometimes I put rice or beans in them as rattle toys.. shakers! I at one point put them in a stuffed animal to make them easily make noise for a baby.. different items inside make a different sound and they are stitched inside and padded so no harm  unless the toy is ripped open and then they are still sealed inside the capped bottle!
 

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Ewe could grow single cress in each ?...or...ewe could attach them together and make a nice necklace !.....how about  finger tip warmers?....or.....ewe could make them into bowling pins ?....yes ...yes...I believe all of these are excellent ideas !!

Miniature bowling.. with maybe one of those little bouncy balls or a big shooter marble? Good ideas Neil..
What are Cress? Like water cress??
 

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Ewe could grow single cress in each ?...or...ewe could attach them together and make a nice necklace !.....how about  finger tip warmers?....or.....ewe could make them into bowling pins ?....yes ...yes...I believe all of these are excellent ideas !!

Miniature bowling.. with maybe one of those little bouncy balls or a big shooter marble? Good ideas Neil..
What are Cress? Like water cress??


Yes yes..water cress !!
 

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Hummm I have never seen water cress only heard of it.. although I may have seen it, but do not remember or did not know what it was! LOL....Thanks Kind sir!
 

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Wait you eat it don't you.. I think maybe I do know what it is!
 

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mini grenades

pot some gun powder on the bottle and but a small hole in the cap, put a fuse in the hole, throw it and run
 

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You sound like sparky (John) my oldest son!
 

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boom
 

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Yeah.. You too would be good buddies! LOL!
 

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nothings better than pyrotechnics introduced at an early age
 

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I have to disagree with that.. My son scared the patooties out of me!
 

Offline rosalind dna

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Use small, old Prescription bottles for paperclips, pins.
 

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I already do for straight pins! Thanks!
 

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I already do for straight pins! Thanks!

OK, I was thinking of these sort too.
 

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They are good for snaps and lots of small sewing things depending on the size of your bottle...
 

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Some pharmacies in the UK take back empty medicine bottles and re-use them.

Not sure how widespread that is though.
 

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They won't take them back , which I do not understand.. But it would be the sensible thing to do!
 

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