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25 Things To Do With Silly Bandz

Updated on November 5, 2014

Many Uses of Silly Bands

Okay, we all know what Silly Bandz are. If you aren't sure, then just walk up to most any child in any city and you will see a nice variety of colored bracelets that turn into animal shapes as well as many other things.

Silly Bandz are like the hottest toy of 2010 for kids and teenagers everywhere. Most kids use silly bandz as bracelets or anklets and they like to collect them.

But Silly Bandz Bracelets also have many other uses. Here is my list of 25 uses of Silly Bandz that I was able to come up with. But I bet you could come up some more ideas.

What do you do with Silly Bandz? Be sure to share your ideas in the guest book.

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#1. Collecting Silly Bandz

#1 Collect Them! Let's face it we love to collect things. And kids are no different. It is so much fun to see how many different and rare silly bands you can find and collect. It is a competition to see who has the most. And many kids have lots and lots of silly bands. I've seen silly bands in all sorts of shapes and sizes. But when collecting gets out of control then you move on to hoarding.

#2 Hoarding. I know it sounds crazy but since silly bandz are so popular and in expensive many kids take the fun all the way to the next level. I like to call it hoarding. I mean at some point, isn't more than a handful enough?

#3 Trading. And of course if you want to collect all of the different shapes then you will need to start to trade your silly rubber band bracelets with other silly bandz collectors.

Silly Bands for Halloween

Other uses for silly bandz

#4 Pass them out for Halloween Trick or Treaters. What a great alternative to candy. Kids will love it and it it wont cost any more than candy would.

#5 Accessories your Halloween Witch Costume with Witch Jewelry. What Fun!

#6 Use Silly Bandz as party favors for Halloween or for a themed Birthday Party.

Silly Bandz Ball
Silly Bandz Ball

Back to School Uses for Silly Bandz

#7 Make a Rubber Band Ball out of your Rubber Band Bracelets. This will ensure they never get lost.

#8 Use them to keep your pencils and pens together so they don't get lost in your book bag.

#9 Teachers and parents can use the shapes and colors as teaching tools.

#10 Use them as a bookmark.

#11 Use Silly Bands to keep small books banded together.

Rubber Band Art
Rubber Band Art

Artistic ways to use Silly Bandz

#12 Use them to keep Art projects together.

#13 Use them to make Art Projects. With a creative mind you can make almost anything.

#14 Use Silly Bandz as a guide for drawing. Children can trace the different shapes.

Christmas Sillybandz uses

#15 Silly Bandz make a great stocking stuffer.

#16 Use Christmas Silly Bandz to Decorate Your tree.

#17 Use Silly bands to wrap around Gifts.

#18 Use Silly Bands as napkin holders.

#19 Wrap around bottles or glasses or use as wine markers and never lose your drink.

#20 Decorate your Holiday table by laying Holiday Silly Bandz Shapes on the table like it is confetti.

What else are silly bandz used for?

  • #21 Use Rubber Bands to seal cereal boxes or snack bags.
  • #22 Little Girls can use these Silly Bandz as ponytail holders.
  • #23 Flick them at your co-workers - okay now this isn't a good use, but I'm sure people will do this.
  • #24 Keep a deck of cards together.
  • #25 Use Rubber Band Bracelets to band credit cards together.

What do you do with Silly Bandz?

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      mouse1996 lm 5 years ago

      That little girl with her hands full of bandz my mouth drop. LOL! What a nice collection she has.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      hey squidoo this is cool i lurve ur posts aboutmoshi monsters too u have got posts for every thing

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      i'm 11 and i luv collecting them!!!! My advice about silly bandz: be carful when you make a rubber band ball out of them, they snap easily

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I heard they cause skin cancer. I make rubber band balls out of them.

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      piedromolinero 5 years ago

      My daughter loves these silly bandz and has a lot of them. She wears them as bracelets or anklets, during the day and in the night those which are lucent. She's collecting them and trading them with friends.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I collect them and wear them it's cool and they rock !!!!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Wowzers this sure is a collection of silly bands, these were fun to see.

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      rainbowruffles 6 years ago

      I am a huge fan of Silly Bands and so are my kids. They come in such cute shapes. My kids love to collect and trade them with other kids. I am not to much for the Silly Rings though. Love the lens!

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      termit_bronx 6 years ago

      Kids sure love Silly bandz. I don't have them, but I've saw some kids playing with them :) new trends, what can you do

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      Kristen 6 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Very cute, and some good ideas for our huge silly band collection. Thanks!

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      JoleneBelmain 6 years ago

      This lens is so cute - I cannot imagine having that many silly bandz.

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      Amelia7410 6 years ago

      I have seen them here in Germany. And I thought they were cute, but did not realised it was a fad. And so many types of Silly Bands

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      Jeanette 6 years ago from Australia

      With so many uses, it's a wonder I've never seen them before!! Fun lens.

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      tiff0315 6 years ago

      Silly Bandz are awesome! I lensrolled you to my Phineas and Ferb lens. I think I may feature this lens on there as well....I better go do that now!

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      Cath1125 6 years ago

      Saw them on sale in Disney this year, they are really huge.

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      tiff0315 7 years ago

      My kids wear them and I accidentally vacuum them up LOL. My kids love 'em!

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      miaponzo 7 years ago

      I dno't do anything.. since I have never even seen them :)

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      LouisaDembul 7 years ago

      I think the same as Cari Kay- picking them up from the floor! apart from that, it is very important to have the right combination of colors around the wrist! So buying and complementing the collection!

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      tandemonimom lm 7 years ago

      Cute! I like the first idea best (well, the second I guess): Halloween treats! Always looking for better ideas than handing out candy!

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      Kay 7 years ago

      I seem to be ALWAYS picking them up off the floor.

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      MargoPArrowsmith 7 years ago

      I have seen kids wear these, but never realized that they are in shapes! Now I get it!

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      CCGAL 7 years ago

      Me? nothing ... but I facebook liked it because I know I have friends with kids who will enjoy seeing this.

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      glowchick 7 years ago

      This is a great lens with a lot of fun ideas, I will be passing this info to my daughter who collects them. Thumbs up!

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      thesuccess2 7 years ago

      Wish I'd thought of Silly Bandz! Wish I'd done a Lens on them as well!

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      Jhangora LM 7 years ago

      I havn't got any but I really like the ball made from Silly Bandz.

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      MarleyK LM 7 years ago

      There are some really great ideas here. It's amazing how the simplest toys can become the most popular...

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      My kids love these. Even my 15 yr old. Go figure.

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      spritequeen lm 7 years ago

      My kids LOVE these!! I use them for chore incentives :-)

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      JenOfChicago LM 7 years ago

      These are great mail-able gifts to stick in a birthday card for a kid you know!

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      HomeDecoratingD 7 years ago

      I love the ideas! I never thought about using them to hold things together. Now you have my imagination going. :) Great lens.

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      Ellen Brundige 7 years ago from California

      What will those clever marketing folks come up with next? These look fun.

      I made a rubber band harp as a kid. Hammer nails into a flat scrap of wood and then string different strengths and sizes of rubber bands between them. I was always inventing new configurations to get different sounds.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      i have 1573~ THERE A-M-A-ZING

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      RebeccaE 7 years ago

      put a smile on my face, love this list.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      I have like 311 SB's! Haha! Thanks for posting this! ;).

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      i <3 <3 <3 sill bandz

      i have like 56 of themm :)

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      Sandy Mertens 7 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      Silly Bandz look like a fun thing to buy.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      never thought that the old silly bandz still have things to do than being trash in the house:-) it could also be a helpful way to reduce garbage hahaha!!!

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      CofCJenny LM 7 years ago

      great lens with some unique ideas!

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      kt_glasses 7 years ago

      So much fun with Silly Bandz!

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      Joan4 7 years ago

      Our grands love silly bands! You have some super ideas here, too! Last week, I bought silly band rings!

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      How cool! I must admit that I had not heard of Silly Bandz, but they look like fun. thanks for all these ideas. :)

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 7 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      I sure wish that I had thought up Silly Bandz. They are sure the craze right now and I enjoyed reading the list of 25 Things To Do With Silly Bandz. My grandson wants to make a ball with his so we will see. Blessed.

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      ideadesigns 7 years ago

      Silly bandz are fun for kids and adults, enjoyed this lens. :)

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      missbat 7 years ago

      I'd never heard of silly bandz before, but you've got some pretty neat ideas on how to use them.

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      devilsworkshopc 7 years ago

      I like the idea of using them as a table decoration and party favor.

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      lemonsqueezy lm 7 years ago

      You could use them to hold a bag of chips closed.

      I never thought to give them out for Halloween. They are getting cheap enough that you could toss one band into each bag. Great idea!

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      Lisa 7 years ago from Rhode Island

      I hadn't seen these before pretty cool there are so manny uses for rubber bands loe the lens.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      deck out a pencil

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      i use the small ones for rings

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      Meryl van der Merwe 7 years ago from USA

      I used them as party favors at my daughter's birthday party.