These DIY reusable snack bags are eco-friendly ways of snacking on the go.
These DIY reusable snack bags are eco-friendly ways of snacking on the go.

A few nights ago, one of my daughters approached me about a school project she was working on. Her teacher challenged their class to come up with ways on how to take care of the environment. She was telling me she wanted to do away with single use plastics. She said that she have seen how plastic is filling up our seas and killing marine life.

Use bright and colorful fabrics to make these bags look fun!
Use bright and colorful fabrics to make these bags look fun!

As a mother, I’m extremely proud of how aware she is of what’s happening around her. To show support, I gladly asked what her game plan is. She said that, instead of using a plastic bag for her snacks, she’d rather use reusable ones. When she asked me to make a prototype, I gladly agreed. She handed me a pattern and I worked on it.

The reusable snack bag was such a hit that I ended up making several dozens. She gave them away to her classmates and teachers. This is such a cool way to pack dry snacks. Best of all, the bags are eco-friendly. You can munch on your snacks while on the go minus the guilt.

Materials:

  • Pattern
  • Cotton fabric
  • Matching thread

Tools:

  • Ruler
  • Fabric cutter
  • Sewing machine
  • Iron
  • Pen/pencil
  • Scissors

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Watch the video below and learn how to make these DIY reusable snack bags!