I've found this makes a good base for a string/voodoo style doll. Use a square drinks coaster as a template and wrap the string fewer times for the base skeleton, then wrap the doll as you usually would.
Christmas Present Tag Idea! These adorable Reindeer gift tags are simple to make. All you need is half a peanut shell, a tag, and a black and red marker. Just glue the peanut shell to the paper, let it sit, and then draw on Rudolph.