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Cotton Ball – 100 units

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100% pure cotton balls (100% cotton fiber). Soft, resistant and absorbent (HYDROPHIL). Quantity: 100 balls. It does not cause skin irritation. .. See More

  • 100% pure cotton balls (100% cotton fiber).
  • Soft, resistant and absorbent (HYDROPHIL).
  • Quantity: 100 balls.
  • It does not cause skin irritation.


Uses of cotton balls

  • hygiene and beauty
  • medical procedures (Does not cause skin irritation, so it is used with hydrogen peroxide, alcohol or iodine to treat wounds, clean them, and apply topical ointments used to stop bleeding. But it is preferable to use TNT compresses that leave no residue and fibers. It is also used in surgical procedures, or to cover wounds before being bandaged with sterile gauze.)
  • handwork
  • play with children (See additional information below)


 

 

 

 

Additional information

 

WHAT IS COTTON?

Cotton is a vegetable fiber obtained from a plant, and used mainly as a raw material in the manufacture of fabrics, suits, garments and clothing.

Cotton is extracted from a plant in the Malvaceae family. The plant, as it grows, develops a cocoon where it creates a ball that, when it hatches, has black or brown seeds, surrounded by white fibers. through mechanical processes the cotton is shaped like a ball, becoming a soft and very absorbent (hydrophilic) product.

 

 

 

¿Qué otras aplicaciones tiene la bola de algodón?

 

1. Perfume the house:

  • cotton balls soaked in cologne, perfume, air fresheners, essential oils, or any aroma you like, can be used to purify the air in the home.
  • they can be placed in any room in the house, for example in glass jars to decorate the bathroom, kitchen or cabinets.
  • How it works? As the cotton dries, the aroma will evaporate from this cotton. Undoubtedly, it is a simple and very effective idea to bring a good smell to your home.


2. Perfume the refrigerator

  • Refrigerators often give off bad odors.
  • Moisten a ball with vanilla extract, or vinegar, to neutralize these bad odors.
  • It works as a natural purifier that keeps smelling good for a long time.

Geladeira cheia de comida aberta. geladeira e frutas, freezer e vegetais.


3. Fight mold

  • Mold often appears in difficult spots, such as the vertices of the bathtub or in the humid areas of the house. It smells bad and contaminates the environment.
  • How to make? Dip some balls with bleach (hydrogen peroxide, livia, OMO, Oxi-action) and place them in the places where you want to remove that amount of mold. Leave until dry or for a few hours.
  • When you remove the cotton balls you will see that the vast majority of the mold has disappeared.
  • Finish the process by cleaning the surface with warm water.


 


10 WAYS TO PLAY WITH BALL COTTON


NOTE: We will start with small children, from about 18 months of age, sensory games that should always have close supervision by an adult, to prevent the child, who is normally still in the oral phase, from eating the cotton instead of play with them.


1. Cotton and water
Let the child play: take and put the cotton balls out of a pot of water. very simple. Wet it a little, but it is an excellent way to promote exploration. Preferable to do it in warmer weather.

Brincadeira Sensorial com água e algodão para bebês - olhando pra agua

 

2. Cotton and sticky paper

  • For this activity you can use adhesive tape (to close the gearbox), to fix the adhesive paper on the floor or on a wall. You can also use only wide adhesive tape, placed side by side, to form a larger surface.
  • The game consists of gluing and peeling the cotton from the sticky part of the paper. It can also be made with pompoms, but with cotton it works equally.

Atividade com Papel Contact  -gabi tirando o pompom

 


3. Cotton and pots

  • Another simple megaaaa idea is to give the baby cotton balls and pots so that he can play putting and taking cotton out of the pot. It is worth saying that this idea of ​​repeating activity (gluing and peeling, coloring and removing), is part of the child's learning process. By repetition, she masters the skill needed to perform a function. And so it learns and evolves.
  • Shall we talk about older children now? The right age to experiment will vary from child to child.

Brincadeira simples para bebês - Gabi botando algodão no pote


4. Cotton run

  • Necessary material: Cotton balls and straws.
  • How to play? Whoever blows cotton faster wins!

10 brincadeiras fora da rotina para fazer no feriado - corrida de algodão

 

 

5. Set of cotton balls

  • Necessary material: On a table, place a bowl full of cotton balls, a few spoons and an empty pot.
  • How to play? The blindfolded children use the spoon to transfer the balls from one bowl to the other without looking.
  • If there is more than one child around, it can become a game.
  • The winner is who can pass more cotton balls in less time.

10 brincadeiras fora da rotina para fazer no feriado - brincadeira com algodão

 

 

6. Painting with cotton

  • You can make art out of cotton too.
  • Purpose: to make a painting.

10 maneiras de brincar com algodão - pintura

 


7. Cotton penguin

  • Cover an animal of your choice with cotton balls.
  • The artistic activity could be, for example, with a sheep, a chick, a moon, a seal, a kitten, a polar bear!

10 maneiras de brincar com algodão - pinguim

 

 

8. Fake ice cream

  • In addition to making handicrafts with cotton, you can make fake food to play with imaginatively.
  • How about a cone ice cream like this?

10 maneiras de brincar com algodão - sorvete de algodao

 

 

9. Plant beans

  • A great activity with cotton to develop the scientific side, and that helps children to be patient.
  • Distribute some beans in a moistened / soaked cotton.
  • Place in a glass bottle and leave to light. The child can follow the growth of germination, over time.
  • You can also take the opportunity to tell the story of "João e o Pé de Feijão"!!

10 maneiras de brincar com algodão - plantar algodao

 


10. Science activity: absorption.

  • Another interesting science activity.
  • Material: cotton, syringe, spoon, tongs and dye.
  • Purpose: to explore the absorption property of cotton.

10 maneiras de brincar com algodão - absorcao de agua

in: https://www.tempojunto.com/2016/09/02/10-maneiras-de-brincar-com-algodao/

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