Craft classes are a fun and accessible way to try new creative experiences! If you're looking to host a craft class of your own for kids, friends, or your local community, you'll need a super strong glue and a lot of it! Aleene's Tacky Glues are the perfect all-purpose adhesive for all kinds of decorative DIYs; its nontoxic formula is great for kid-friendly crafts, too! Check out this list of 15 ideas for craft classes with Tacky Glue to get inspired for your next craft. These projects are great for in-person or virtual craft classes, and great for teachers and summer camp classes too!
Papier-mch is a staple for arts and crafts, so try hosting a papier-mch craft class as an easy low-cost activity! To make papier-mch glue mixture, mix equal parts of water and Tacky Glue in a bowl. Place strips of newspaper into the glue mixture and make sure they are completely covered in the mixture. One by one, remove a strip from the bowl and use your fingers to squeegee off any excess glue. Place the saturated strips onto your project and allow to dry completely. The process can be messy, but it's all part of the papier-mch fun!
Keep your kids entertained all day with DIY clay craft classes! You can make homemade modeling clay with just 3 ingredients: cornstarch, Tulip Soft Fabric Paints, and Aleene's Original Tacky Glue. This family-friendly project is perfect for kids of any age let them mix up their own clay, then have fun crafting and creating!
It's time to SLIME! Kids and adults alike will love craft classes where they can create their own sensory slimes. A basic slime recipe just needs 4 ingredients: water, food coloring, borax, and Aleene's Original Tacky Glue! The best thing about slime is how versatile it is check out our different slime projects with Tacky Glue and play with different colors and textures in your slime! Slime can last up to several weeks when stored in a tightly sealed bag. Check periodically, as slime can spoil faster when handled more often.
Whether it's back-to-school season, Teacher Appreciation Week, or the end of the school year, we love to celebrate our educators and the hard work they do! This cute shadowbox teacher appreciation gift idea would make a fun craft class for students it comes together easily with Aleene's Original Tacky Glue and a creative touch! Try asking your child about their teacher's favorite colors and school subjects as a way to decide what to include. Or you can use items that reflect your child's academic interests or what they have learned about during the school year!
Let your kids get creative with a simple yet adorable wooden stick craft class! Guide your little ones to make a whimsical unicorn vase with wooden craft sticks and Aleene's Original Tacky Glue. This easy kids' craft is a great way to let their creativity blossom, and it's perfect for displaying springtime buds and blooms!
Here's another simple craft class idea for kids: turn paper towel tubes into any aspiring astronaut's new favorite toy with Tacky Glue! This easy activity is sure to send your kids' creativity into orbit. Make rockets of all different kinds and discover a whole new world of creativity!
If you need an easy and affordable DIY to make for your craft classes, look no further! Turn dollar store trinkets into a cute yet functional centerpiece that you can make in just 5 minutes with Aleene's Original Tacky Glue. You can use this cute craft as a sugar bowl, storage, terrarium, and more!
Photobooths are a great way to add personalized fun to any special occasion! If you don't want to spend big bucks renting a photobooth, you can make your own for a fraction of the cost all you need is a fun background and some props made from cardstock and Aleene's Original Tacky Glue. Collaborate on your next craft class to design DIY props and decorations for a one-of-a-kind photobooth experience!
This craft class idea is great for gardeners and self-proclaimed plant people! Stock up on terracotta pots and Aleene's Original Tacky Glue to host your own gorgeous garden craft classes. Lace embellishments are an easy way to add an elegant touch to plain planters experiment with different colors and embroidered designs to create a unique home for your houseplants!
This nature craft class idea is great for kids' summer camps (or family vacations where internet access is limited)! Encourage your kids to head outside, explore, and collect creative supplies to make their very own nature-themed ball maze game. Items like sticks, shells and pinecones can lead to even more playtime fun with a little help from Aleene's Quick Dry Tacky Glue! This creative craft is a great way to reduce kids' screen time and reconnect with nature's playground the great outdoors!
Explore abstract art designs with a yarn art craft classes! Yarn art may look super intricate, but it's surprisingly easy to make with Aleene's Turbo Tacky Glue. This simple craft uses a variety of yarns to create wavy patterns for a bold piece of wall dcor that's begging to be displayed. This colorful craft is great for entertaining kids, and it's a great way to play with your inner child too!
If you need to host craft classes for home dcor, we've got you covered! Sometimes the best dcor is the simplest these salt crystal luminaries are all about beauty in simplicity! Create your own luminaries with mason jars, Epsom salt, and Aleene's Original Tacky Glue. These jars are sure to fill your home with light and warm vibes!
We all carry keys, so why not host some keychain making craft classes? Easily create floral faux stained-glass keychains with Aleene's Clear Gel Tacky Glue and a little paint. You can use this technique to create all kinds of faux stained-glass crafts the possibilities are endless!
Host a personalized craft class with photo transfer projects! These custom coasters are great gifts for any occasion, and they're easy to make with Aleene's Original Tacky Glue. Just print out your favorite photos and seal them onto wooden coasters with Tacky Glue. Once the coasters have completely dried, they're ready to wrap and gift!
This craft class idea is great for artists of any skill level! The key to paint pouring is using a paint pouring medium that really allows the paint to FLOW. And if you didn't know, Aleene's Original Tacky Glue works as a great (inexpensive) paint pouring medium. Experiment with different colors and tap into your artistic side!
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