Before the arrival of our baby, Matthew, last October, I had been researching the world of cloth diapers and was blown away by the depth and breadth of products available not only for diapering, but for green living as well. One of those products included items from Re-Play. Even though my two older children are capable of using “adult” dishes, I took a chance and purchased someRe-Play cups, plates, and Snack Stacks to use while we’re out of the house at our weekly homeschool co-op meetings. The kids love the plates and cups, but the Snack Stacks have proven to be useful both in and out of the house, and definitely have uses beyond food! These are just a few of the ways that we have found to use Re-Play Snack Stacks around the house.
I found that I could both sort and store our household batteries in the Snack Stacks, as well as keep our junk drawer organized! Re-Play Snack Stacks also work perfectly for housing small tech cords and chargers.
Re-Play Snack Stacks make portable mini-medicine kits for both adults and babies! You can color code the containers by type of medicine as well–allergies (saline drops, Claritin/Benadryl tabs, tissues), digestion issues (Tums, ginger chews, stool softener), headache (eye mask, Tylenol, peppermint oil) etc. Customize them for your family’s needs.
Snack Stacks can be used to organize bathroom toiletry items, and also make great oral care kits for teens! These fit perfectly into backpacks and purses.
UseRe-Play Snack Stacks to organize hair accessories and jewelry too!
Snack Stacks work great for organizing baby items in the diaper bag too–I put together a cloth diapering kit with fasteners, diaper cream, and a toy to keep baby busy during diaper changes. The containers also keep pacifiers and other small items corralled that often get lost. I use a container to house teething oil, cotton swabs, and an extra pacifier for those cranky baby teething moments.
Re-Play Snack Stacks are perfect for on-the-go fun! Make mini play kits to keep kids busy when you’re out and about town. I was able to fit a medium-sized Play-Doh container inside a Snack Stack, but you could also put about 3 of the mini containers in as well.
If you’re a crafter, Snack Stacks are the best at housing small pieces and parts! I used containers to hold sewing needles and bobbins, safety pins, tape measures, elastic and fusable tape, and my sewing machine feet plates. These could also work for scrapbooking to hold embellishments, glitters, ink pads, etc.
As you can see,Re-Play Snack Stacks are both functional and versatile in a variety of settings. Now the only question is–what ways can you re-imagine how to use Re-Play around your home? The possibilities are endless!
Whispered by: Sarah Shelden is a homeschooling mom to 3 beautiful children–Avery (11), Zack (8), and Matthew (6 months). A Texas transplant to the Pacific Northwest, she and her family have resided in Eastern Washington for the past 17 years. In her spare time, she enjoys doing crafts, traveling, and collecting cloth diapers for her ever-increasing “stash.”
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