10 Free & Creative Mouse Pad Alternatives

While mouse pad is no longer a compulsory accessory for modern optical and laser mouse, it is still a recommended supplementary item to increase mouse precision and reduce collection of debris under mouse. Besides, lower-end mice generally work poorly on glossy, transparent, or uneven surface. Heavy computer users and gamers also work or perform better with mouse pad.

Here are 10 free mouse pad alternatives that you can easily find in your house now.

Paper. Not for sweaty palms though.


Hard cover book




Duct Tape

Duct tape





Self-healing cutting mat

Self healing cutting mat

Wax paper

Wax paper

Your wood desk

Wood desk

Your bed sheet. Use it sparingly or you will get lazy fast.

Bed sheet

Do you have a better mouse pad alternative? Share with us in the comment section below!

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