Bean Bag Filler to Keep Your Chairs Plump and Comfy

Turn back time with fresh bags of beans.

Cat lying on a bean bag chair
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Rather than throwing in the towel on your favorite chair, supplemental bags of shredded foam or beans can be used to reinvigorate a slumping, slouching, deflated bean bag.

Big Joe Comfort Research Megahh (UltimaX) Bean Bags Refill
This recyclable polystyrene option can be used with the brand’s chairs and pool floats (most chairs take one to two packages).Big Joe

Think outside the chair! Polystyrene beans can be used for arts and crafts projects too. Let’s say you use a bag and a half to revive your bag—use the remainder for some ambitious artwork.

Posh Beanbags Bean Bag Refill, 100 L, Virgin New White
The recyclable polystyrene stuffing in this pick lasts longer thanks to a proprietary expansion and popping process.Posh Beanbags

If you want to avoid spilling the beans the next time you remove the cover to wash it, consider also purchasing an inner liner. All the beans will first go in there, so when you unzip the outer shell, they won’t fly everywhere.

Shredded Memory Foam Fill Replacement for Bean Bags, Chairs, Pillows, Dog Beds, Cushions and Crafts. Made in The USA with 100% CertiPUR-US Certified Foam. (5 Pounds)
This insert meets independent standards regarding emissions, durability and lack of ozone depleters, heavy metals and lots of other gnarly stuff. Each bag expands to approximately 2 cubic feet.Xtreme Comforts

Memory foam is great for filling more than bean bags. Use it to puff up deflated stuffed animals, pet beds, sofa cushions and more. Once you start looking, you’ll find loads of places to put it. Foam party!