Look how much fun can $1 bring you little ones! Here Kitten is putting straws in a container (I still need to find one which will have a small opening, just for 1 straw at a time to make it more challenging). You can also sort by color, stick them in playdough, print little circles and even make elaborate 3D structures (which would be an activity for older children) by connecting straws with bits of modeling clay. These would be great to take on trips too, as they are so versatile. Get your imagination working and share some other ways to play with straws!