Below are two lists of items you can use for fire tinder. The first list consists of items you may find around the house and the second list contains items you could find in the wild or amongst your camping gear and backpacking equipment.
Fire Tinder Around The House
Cotton Balls (soak in vaseline for extended use)
Shredded tissues, napkins, paper towels, toilet paper
Stuffing inside your pillows, blankets, or stuffed animals (down feather)
Older book pages and newspaper shreddings
Wool clothing or blankets
String or rope made from natural fibers (jute twine)