Creative Crayon Caddy with Glue Dots

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 Of course there are a zillion uses for Glue Dots including scrapbooking, project boards, classroom decor, etc.  but here is the colorful project that I have been working on!

Creative Crayon Caddy

If you’re not familiar with Glue Dots it is exactly what it sounds like – little dots of glue on perforated sheets to use for all sorts of things. They are especially amazing for gluing on wiggly eyes! There are specifically two types of Glue Dots that we were sent.

Other than the obvious ease of use I love them because they are non-toxic, and make life SO much easier when you are doing crafts or activities with kids!! Instead of glue pouring all over your desks at school you can just hand each of your students a square or two of Glue Dots for their craft!

To make this colorful craft all you’ll need is a pack of Glue Dots, any size soup can, and a box of any brand of crayons!

Creative Crayon Caddy Recycled Craft

You can use either the Removable OR the Permanent Glue Dots.

Creative Crayon Caddy Recycled Craft

To make life a whole lot easier I recommend tearing the Glue Dots off at the perforated sections so you have individual Glue Dots.

Creative Crayon Caddy Recycled Craft

You’ll need to place a row of Glue Dots at the bottom outside of your soup can, as well as a row at the top outside of your can. Then gently press your crayon onto the Glue Dot!

Creative Crayon Caddy Recycled Craft

You can use just one color, a pattern of colors, or all of the colors like I did to make it extra colorful! If you or your teacher have a specific sports team they like you can easily use just those colors! Or you can even match it for the holidays! (red and green for Christmas, red white and blue for patriotic, etc.) The Glue Dots are incredibly simple to use!

Thanks to Glue Dots they have offered one of my readers the chance to win a special prize pack of Glue Dots products! For your chance to win simply fill out the Rafflecopter form below! And if you loved this simple Easter Egg Decor idea please feel free to pin it and share! Don’t forget that through the end of March 2013 Glue Dots are on a Buy 1 Get 1 50% OFF sale in the arts/crafts section at Walgreens!

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Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post. I received the above Glue Dots to use in my craft. All opinions are my own. This giveaway is open to US AND Canada and will close at 12:01 am est on March 16, 2013. Winner will have 48 hours to claim prize before a new winner is chosen.


  1. Kelly Beam Brown says

    I love the glue dots dispenser! This would be great to have and use when I need glue in a small place!

  2. Jamie Menake says

    I use glue dots for everything! So much easier than white glue for attaching everything from google eyes to buttons!

  3. Kelly says

    I would love to win any of their products, but I especially love the ULTRA THIN GLUE DOTS® DISPENSER and the POP UP GLUE DOTS® ROLL


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