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i have about 50 empty glass baby food jars, what do i do with 'em?!!??!

i want to make something out of them, like a craft or store something in them, idk, i just need suggestions, i mean if i cant think of anything i'll recycle them but i want to have some fun and make something with my kids

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cillaluvsmali

Asked by cillaluvsmali at 11:21 PM on Jul. 28, 2010 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • I se them for scrapbooking items. My husband screws the lids to the bottom of shelving and then I can just remove and reattach the jar with the things in them.
    Erin814

    Answer by Erin814 at 11:22 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • you can make snowglobes out of them that are pretty cool.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 11:23 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • You can use hm to store stuff in
    Decker

    Answer by Decker at 11:23 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • make candles out of them
    jdmyangel

    Answer by jdmyangel at 11:24 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • i agree with the pp. or does your husband have a garage he uses? he can use them the same way, only put nuts/bolts/nails in them.
    as for a craft, you can make a snowglobe, hotglue a small figure to the inside of the lid, put water and glitter inside the jar, hotglue the lid to the jar...if you have more than you need, you can always see if there are any daycares in your area that are willing to take them, i used to work at one, and we used them alot, to do crafts and store things in them. GL on ideas!
    armywife43

    Answer by armywife43 at 11:25 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • Get some dried kidney beans or what not and make rattles out of them.
    GinNTonic

    Answer by GinNTonic at 11:28 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • thanks so much guys keep em comin! i love the snowglobe idea, i used to collect those! im not sure if some daycares will take them because they are glass and can break but i'll ask around
    cillaluvsmali

    Comment by cillaluvsmali (original poster) at 11:47 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • oh what do i use for snow?? and i have to look up how to make candles
    cillaluvsmali

    Comment by cillaluvsmali (original poster) at 11:48 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • Why don't you decorate them for the holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc. decorate the outside of the jar and put short, but not too short candles in them to light up.
    amessageofhope

    Answer by amessageofhope at 12:36 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • to make the candles, do what amessageofhope said, only melt the bottom of the candle and put it in the jar while the wax is wet, hold it there until it's dry...it should stay standing like that. or you can just hotglue it to the inside...
    armywife43

    Answer by armywife43 at 12:43 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

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