If you grew up in a forested area with not a lot to do around you, chances are you played amongst the trees. Sticks were wands, building materials, staffs, swords, and much more. Of course, if you did want to make a stick fort, you needed something to tie the sticks together to keep it from crashing down on you. Maybe you used long grass, yarn, or rubber bands, but all of those will weather and be impossible to find after a few months.
If you want to build these structures with your kids, but don’t want to lose the stick binding materials, then why not use Stick-Lets? These are made of 100% silicone, and are recyclable. These are brightly colored bands that can stretch and keep your sticks bound together while you and your little one are making new architecture. There are a several variances so you can make whatever sort of structure you’d like.
These can be tossed in the dishwasher whenever they get to be too dirty, and unlike yarn, grass, or rubber bands, you won’t have to destroy them to take them off. You can get anywhere from 6-204 pieces depending on how creative you or your kids would like to get, but the price will go up or down depending on how many you choose, costing you $16.50-375. Don’t try to use these with any weight, as they are only meant to bind things together, otherwise you’re just looking at an accident waiting to happen.