Does anybody have any clue what these can be used for?

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These containers come from Walmart and inside are six packages of instant tea mix.
I have been wondering what these containers could be used for. My family drinks a lot of tea, and I could have like five of these per week. Please pass along any kind of ideas that you have using these containers!
q does anybody have any clue what these can be used for
q does anybody have any clue what these can be used for
q does anybody have any clue what these can be used for
q does anybody have any clue what these can be used for
q does anybody have any clue what these can be used for
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  • Ta Ta on Oct 03, 2017
    Are they tall enough to store spaghetti? Then there are all the pasta, etc. Use a label maker to tell you what is in the containers. If they are too small for that maybe the pasta can be pre-measured per meal. Just what comes to my mind.
  • Sandra Allen Sandra Allen on Oct 03, 2017
    I can't find these on the sites I have tried. But, I can find this size/style on this site and hope it helps. You can sometimes also use them for things in the medicine cabinets, label them for kids or critter snacks, emergency kits in the car. There are tons of ideas.



  • Cyn Smith Cyn Smith on Oct 03, 2017
    Use them for camping / traveling .... qtips, cotton balls, matches, steel wool pads, etc.
  • Brenda Olson Brenda Olson on Oct 03, 2017
    Pencil holder
  • Josephine Josephine on Oct 03, 2017
    I HAVE CRYSTAL TEA CONTAINERS ON THE SAME STYLE, I USE THEM TO STORE LEFTOVER SAUCES, SOUPS ETC. OR ANY LIQUIDS ON MY FREEZER DOOR SHELVES, TAKE VERY LITTLE ROOM. JUST ABOUT ANYTHING CAN BE STORED IN THEM, & THEY CLOSE VERY TIGHT.
    • Valerie Valerie on Oct 06, 2017
      Now THAT'S a good idea! I can finally get rid of the ugly ziplock sandwich bag that holds all those little condiments!
  • Jill Jill on Oct 03, 2017
    cereal, rice.
  • S S on Oct 03, 2017
    i use mine I. A bathroom cabinet to store toothbrushes. Great for colored pencils or markers for the kids.
  • Flipturn Flipturn on Oct 03, 2017
    Donate them to local elementary schools and kindergartens, especially those in less advantaged areas for arts & crafts materials, math and science manipulatives, lego storage, etc.
    If the lids hold securely, they will be put to good use in a school. More often than a person might think, there is just no budget for these kinds of resources, and teachers are paying for them out of their own pockets.
  • BrendaBinky BrendaBinky on Oct 04, 2017
    I would glue a pretty flower on top of lid and paint it a pretty color also you can add initials on it or love,live,inspired or or glue picture on each one ..stored it with nail polish,cotton balls,or anything u can use on your vanity or bathroom counter or Your Dresser..
  • Ebbjdl Ebbjdl on Oct 04, 2017
    Use as new garbage cans in the bedrooms, store dog/cat food. Put all winter/ summer shoes in the container. A toy box for the grandkids, if you have them. Try filling with beverages, and add ice for your next BBQ. EJL.
  • Mom20775983 Mom20775983 on Oct 04, 2017
    You can also sell them on different sites if you don't want to donate or use them,
  • Kelly Jean Richards Kelly Jean Richards on Oct 04, 2017
    I use mine to store small kitchen tools and items in my desk and junk drawer. If the container is opaque I label it make finding small items easily. They also make good mini first aid kit containers
  • Charly Charly on Oct 04, 2017
    I use them in the workshop to store screws, nuts and bolts, etc. I glue an example of whatever is in the container to the front of the container so that I know what's in each container. I did the same thing for my craft and sewing room. You glue the example to the front of the container so you can still stack them on top of each other. I have also made emergency first aid kits for the car. I made emergency sewing kits. I made emergency container for matches and lighters. There are so many uses for these little containers. I have given away dozens of them to my sons and grandson when they were organizing their work shops. The possibilities are endless.
  • Linnet Norris Preston Linnet Norris Preston on Oct 05, 2017
    I put items that the homeless could use in them . Then I donated them to a church that provided items to the homeless. Some things that I put in were... razors, travel shaving cream, small pad and pencil, hard candy, safety pins, baby wipes, DQ coupon for free blizzard, comb, mini deck of cards, tooth brush and travel paste. They are small, but so many items will fit. And they are water tight!
  • Ellis Ellis on Oct 05, 2017
    Since they're water tight, you could use them for snacks foods, bread sticks, pretzel rods, etc., and should keep those items fresher than the cellophane bag, which never recloses well and always tears. You could also use them as snack containers for picnics, etc.

    Or, you could fill them with water, freeze them, and use them as ice packs in your picnic cooler.
  • AnnMarie AnnMarie on Oct 05, 2017
    Set several in to a box. Strap together Containers can be decorated or painted using a non porous paint. Use as utensil caddy or wall caddy. Containers could be glued into shallow box to steady them
  • Ginny Ginny on Oct 05, 2017
    Don't throw them away. Give them to a charity if you don't want them.
  • Bundy Bundy on Oct 05, 2017
    I fill with ice tea or lemonade, then freeze. When I make a pitcher I use them AS the ICE so not to dilute the drink. J. Mccoy
  • Judy Morrison Judy Morrison on Oct 05, 2017
    Try your local library. Maybe used for storyhour craft time.
  • Barbara Woods Baylis Barbara Woods Baylis on Oct 06, 2017
    What are they.

  • Stephanie Vessey Stephanie Vessey on Oct 06, 2017
    I have been saving these containers along with Crystal Light containers for years. I decorate them with some washi tape and store makeup items, pens, and various items. I have also made cleaning kits with them. I had one for my electronics and one for stain removal.
  • Helen Helen on Oct 06, 2017
    I take them to my church to be used in Children's art work. Also give them to a Christian school for the same purpose.
  • D. D. on Oct 06, 2017
    They could be decoupaged and used as decorative gift containers or for storing items . Maybe a pretty glass knob on the top of the container would add to the beauty of your creation.
    Have fun.
    D.
  • Billi Young Billi Young on Oct 06, 2017
    Attach them to a baseb wrap them w jute n have cat scratching post
  • Jean Jean on Oct 07, 2017
    I take cloth or pretty paper and cover them, then I use keep magic markers, art supply, cotton balls, etc. I save several of them and have my granddaughters come over just before fathers day or mothers day, etc and make something for their mom/dad. Decorate with paper or cloth as advised that would match what the mother/father would like then put items inside specific to the person.
    Types of candy/food - jerky sticks, peppermint candy, hot tamales candies
    Things they could use in car - package of napkins/tissues, hand sanitizer, little notepad, pen, etc
  • Das28657134 Das28657134 on Oct 07, 2017
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