Those self-adhesive, sticky pieces of paper that say, "My name is..." are practically iconic. Then there are the vinyl badge holders that you can slip a person's ID into. Both of these are very useful for identification. But I'm not talking about using name tags or ID badges for identifying people here...that would be boring. There are more creative uses for name tags and ID badges than just identifying people at business seminars and places of employment.
Label your flour, sugar and other canisters with self-adhesive "My Name Is..." name tags. These help you easily identify what is inside those canisters. Plus they look really cute and make people smile when they see the jars with, "My name is Flour" and "My name is Sugar" on them.
Keep track of your dishes at a potluck affair by placing self-adhesive name tags on your dishes and write your name on them.
Use name tags or ID badges to identify other things throughout the house, the office, for kids school supplies, etc. Such as on on storage bins for kids toys to separate them by category or who they belong to.
Sure you could just use a piece of masking tape or other labels, but using name tags is more fun and playful.
Both sticky name tags and name badge inserts can be used as luggage tags to help identify luggage as the airport more easily.
There are various ice-breaker games that involve name tags. One involves putting names of famous people, objects or other ideas on the tags and then placing them on the back of people. The person has to guess "who" or "what" they are.
Take a stack of those vinyl horizontal insert ID name badges (see link in resources to see what I am referring to), tie ribbon through the holes, insert some scrapbook pages cut to fit...and you have an adorable and simple miniature scrapbook.
Use name tags as bookplates for favorite books that you lend out to people so they'll remember who to return the book to...if they get around to returning the book that is.
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