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    • Joan V

      DIY single use packets made from straws. Could use for medicine or spices or even beads in crafting when traveling. I love this!

    • Angela Merrick

      DIY single use antibiotic packs out of drinking straws. I wish I saw this when we made our first aid kits.

    • Marsha Kibbe

      DIY - Single Use Antibiotic Packs, brilliant! Maybe camping trip spices, toothpaste too? Good idea. I've been wondering how to replinish first aid kit.

    • Lynette Prosise

      DIY Single use topical abc antibiotic ointment + unused drinking straw + pliers to pinch & lighter to seal ends! Tada- travel 1st aide! Love this idea.

    • Kendra Parker

      Single Use Antibiotic Packs made from filling and sealing drinking straws. Cool tutorial. Great travel and backpacking idea. best idea for my hubby camping trips

    • Meri DeGroft

      single use packs, made using straws and a lighter (for camping, overnight trips, ect) brilliant ideas! I may do this for first aid kits for the camper

    • Rachel Goodall

      DIY Single Use Packs, made using straws and a lighter. Need to make some of these for my mini first aid kit. Also a great idea for traveling/camping! This would work for all kinds of things like toothpaste, etc. Label with fine point Sharpie.

    • Erin Rodriguez

      Great idea for camping (or other travel) - Make single use packets of antibiotic ointment, toothpaste, spices, or anything else for traveling: Squeeze into a plastic straw, clamp the edge plus excess with pliers, melt the plastic together with a lighter. Presto!

    • Kate Hill

      How to use a plastic straw, scissors and a lighter to make single use antibiotic ointment packets. Easy and hundreds of uses! Click the link for step by step instructions. Great idea for take anywhere first aid kit

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