DIY Backpacker Straw Vials

straw packets for food coloring

I did a homeschooling science-experiment-in-a-bag swap that called for me to distribute 5 drops of food coloring. Instead of using emptied & dried single-use water bottles as the instructions laid out, I decided I’d try these DIY backpacker single-use packets because I had several straws from recent hospital stay food service trays on hand. I figured everyone in the swap had kitchen glasses that could be used for the experiment instead, and straw packets would be much less bulky for storing the experiments.Continue Reading