It looks like a cushion and can be of any size and shape. Normally, the user sets the shape of the bean bag. PVC pellets or small foam pieces are used in making a bean bag. The bags can be used in different ways.
You can make furniture from a bean bag; this is the most common use. Depending on the size of the bean bag and that of the person using it, a spherical bag can be used as a lounge, a chair, or a love-seat. The bag is flexible and can be used for different purposes. The bag has the ability to increase support and comfort to the user as it is designed to have multiple shapes.
You can make a dog and cats bed from the bag. A Yogibo bean bag dog bed makes the dog comfortable while sleeping. Moreover, you only need to take out the bean bag cover and wash it; hence, it is easy to clean. You can add some natural materials to the bean bag and heat it so that there will be heat, to fight cold temperatures. The different natural materials to be added include rice, wheat, corn, and oats. There is a feeling of a sweet smell due to the aromatic ingredients added. Heat the bag with the help of dry heat from a microwave or oven. A spray of water ensure that there is moisture in the bag.
It can also be used as a pool float. A bean bag by this company is used in floating as it is made from beads that can allow you to stay on water without sinking. Therefore, you can use it for recreation.
Many photographers have adopted the use of bean bags to support their cameras. You can manipulate the bean bag to take several forms that can allow high and low short angles. A tripod can be restricted to some places since it cannot be manipulated like a bean bag.
Bean bags are also being used in making safety helmets. The cushions have millions of round beads that help to disperse the force of impact. Bicycle riders too experience the goodness that comes with helmets that have a material that makes bean bags.
There are some games played using a small bean bag. The most popular of these games is the bean bag toss. Moreover, it takes different forms; one of them uses a box that has several holes in it. You earn high points if you toss a bean bag in the smaller holes, while the larger ones only earn you a few points. See this video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fo3Er1ALF4Q.