Glue crafts are always great fun. Over the years my kids have enjoyed all kinds of craft activities with our trusty glue gun.
Crafts using colored glue sticks adds another dimension to this already exciting activity. Whether you buy them ready to go, or make them yourself it really opens up a whole new world of possibilities.
There are hundreds of exciting projects you can do including making 3D pictures for your wall.
For even more great ideas there is another great list of glue gun projects here.
Which are the best ones?
Firstly you will need a glue gun if you don’t already have one. Then you need to find a stick that fits your type of gun.
Mini glue sticks are very popular. Have a look at these mini colored glue sticks:
Where to buy colored glue sticks?
The best place to buy these sticks is either online from a site like Amazon, or from your local hobby or crafts store. Make sure if you already have a glue gun that you get the right sized sticks for your gun.
How to make them yourself
It is not the simplest thing to make your own. But if you are interested in doing so here is a great tutorial you can watch:
Top 3 Hot Glue Gun Tips
The first thing to point out is, of course, to be careful.
- Protect your skin at all costs
- Make sure you allow your glue gun to heat up enough
- Prepare surfaces before gluing for a better result
Unfortunately, as the kids get older they seem to want to spend more time doing things with their friends, and less time having fun with their parents!
Do you have any favorite glue stick crafts you would like to share with our readers? If so please let us know via the comments.