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A young child holds a colourful mini wet bag contain pencils, demonstrating one of the many uses for wet bags

101 uses for wet bags

Wet bags are predominately made to help store/transport wet and dirty cloth nappies. But they are so much more useful than that! Below is a list of just some of the many uses for wet bags!

  • Dirty cloth nappies
  • Cloth wipes
  • Clean nappies for daycare
  • Keep teething gel and medications together in the nappy bag
  • Change of clothes
  • Toilet training pack
  • Keep a potty in the car
  • Use as a mini nappy bag
  • Mini-activity pack to keep them entertained while waiting at appointments
  • Keep dummies together
  • Bib storage
  • Protect your baby’s Blue Book (or equivalent health record in your state)
  • Keep their favourite toy or comforter safe when out and about
  • Sippy cups and bottles, to prevent them leaking into other things
  • Hanging off the baby’s crib in hospital, with nappies etc inside
  • Change mat cover
  • Toddler toilet seat
  • Put muddy shoes in one and keep the rest of your things clean

Uses for children of all ages

  • Jigsaw puzzles
  • Toys with lots of parts
  • Soft toy storage
  • Pencil case
  • Stickers and other art supplies
  • Keep Lego sets together
  • Collecting little treasures on a walk
  • Put oily school lunch containers in them
  • Towel and bathers
  • Library bags
  • Collecting shells at the beach
  • Pet rock storage
  • Bath toys
  • Bags for an Easter egg hunt
  • Hair ties and hairbrush
  • Store rain jackets in the car
  • Keep in their kindy bag in case of an accident or mud play
  • Keep a range of toys in the car
  • Layers for a pass the parcel game
  • Vomit bag for travel sickness emergencies
  • Sleepover bag
  • Place reindeer food in for children to sprinkle over the lawn on Christmas Eve

Uses for mums

  • Breast pump
  • Secret chocolate supply
  • Breast pads
  • Cloth pads
  • Menstrual cup
  • Keep phone and keys safe at the beach
  • Store sewing projects
  • Knitting needles and wool
  • Gym clothes
  • To keep your reusable coffee cup in
  • Phone and keys and hang off the pram
  • Storing baby carriers
  • Store your babywearing cooling towel
  • Handbag organisers
  • Make up bag
  • Nail polish
  • Toiletries bag

Creative uses for the whole family

  • Transport birthday candles and matches to a party
  • Keep passports dry and safe (when we can travel again!)
  • Laundry basket when travelling
  • Clip to your pram to keep sanitiser handy
  • Loose change bag
  • Gift bags
  • Use a mini wet bag as a sunglasses case
  • Bags for grocery shopping
  • Keep reusable straws together
  • Snack bags
  • Reusable cutlery pack for when you get takeaway
  • Essential oil rollers
  • Dry but dirty clothes when travelling
  • Fresh produce when shopping
  • Use a mini wet bag to keep mesh produce bags in
  • Sunscreen and mosquito repellent
  • Massage oil (to prevent it spilling)
  • Laundry hamper
  • Waterproof pillow protector when gastro strikes
  • Take oats to feed ducks
  • Gumboot storage
  • Store wet umbrellas
  • Plates and cutlery for a picnic set
  • Basic first aid kit for the car
  • Storing various cords and cables
  • IPad protection
  • Car rubbish bag
  • Keep unfilled prescriptions together for easy access
  • Store your picnic rug
  • Use an XL size to carry balls to the park
  • Take cans and bottles to the recycling depot
  • Gardening gloves kept together
  • Harvesting produce from the garden
  • Picking fruit from your fruit trees
  • Store blankets during summer
  • Storing cloth masks waiting to be washed
  • Keep your mending pile neat (and out of sight 😛 )
  • Suitcase organisers
  • Hide presents out of sight before birthdays and Christmas
  • Hats for the whole family in one spot in the car
  • Packing knick-knacks for moving house
  • Peg storage
  • Keep your baubles and tinsel organised
  • Store each set of Christmas lights in a mini wet bag

There you have it – 101 uses for the humble wet bag. Have I missed any? I’d love to hear your favourite uses for wet bags. And if this has inspired you, we have a wide range available now, with new designs out every few months too.

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