Having Fun With Bubble Wrap

Posted on October 20, 2016 by Lauren May
Having Fun With Bubble Wrap

We’ve all felt the feeling – you see a roll or an off-cut of bubble wrap and are gripped by the extraordinary desire to start popping each bubble with your fingers. There’s no feeling like it – first you squeeze a bubble and then ‘Pop!’ – the satisfaction is hard to explain but few of us haven’t experienced it. If there’s one thing you’ll be left with after a move, apart from dozens of empty cardboard boxes, it’s an excess of bubble wrap. Throwing it away seems wanton in its wastefulness, but keeping it all for use again at some unknown date in the future seems overly cautious. You’ll be relieved to know that there’s a third option – keep some of it for use some other day, and then set some aside for having fun with. Maybe get some friends round to make it a communal activity. Putting a film on or playing a board game can seem passé. When you tell your friends that you’ve asked them round to play with bubble wrap, it’ll seem strikingly original.
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