Classroom projects take supplies and the dreaded glue bottle cap and glue sticks can make any teacher develop a sudden twinge.
Here are 12 glue sponges tutorials with photos and step by step instructions so you’ll know exactly how to make glue sponges.
How to Use a Glue Sponge
If you’re afraid to ditch the glue sticks, don’t worry you’re not alone. Other teachers have felt the same way.
Training kids how to use glue sponges for the first time will be pretty easy, especially if they have to use a dried up glue stick for not getting with the new program.
Use this easy additive you already have in your bathroom to keep your glue sponges from getting moldy.
Double up your thin sponges if you can’t find the thick ones to get the same fantastic result.
Glue Sponges in Kindergarten
If you’re a more visual person, go for the step by step video tutorial on how to make glue sponges for your elementary classroom and save yourself hassle.
Find out just how many reasons there are to make the switch over glue sticks.
Glue Sponges Classroom Tips
Make teeny ones for individual use if you’re short on storage space.
Or you can totally even label them and make one for each kid in your class. Whatever floats your classroom management boat!
As a way to keep them from drying out, you’ll love that only a little weekly maintenance is needed. You can even assign this as a class job.
If you’re a fan of using interactive notebooks, using glue sponges will save you loads of time and headaches.
Now glue sponges work until you’re working with large pieces and really need to apply glue to a large surface area. Perhaps this glue sponge inspired version of bingo daubers will solve your classroom woes. (Affiliate) empty bingo daubers to fill with your own glue.
There you have it – the best tips and easiest ways to make glue sponges for the classroom. You’ll save money and time with this awesome school supply trick.
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