What Makes a Great Glue Stick?

A glue stick is a great adhesive choice if you're working with different types of paper, cardboard, foam board, or display board. They're easy to use and easy to clean up. That's why Elmer's school glue sticks are a favorite of teachers and appear by name on back to school supply lists everywhere! Our glue sticks are available in a variety of different sizes and formulas so we've outlined some of the specific reasons for using these below.


Elmer's All Purpose Glue Stick

This glue stick is a must have for every home and office. It's provides a permanent bond on a variety of paper types including cardboard, foam board, and display board. There's even an Extra Strength formula that's perfect for tougher jobs. Recommended for: Sealing Envelopes, Mounting Pictures, Charts & Graphs, Apply Labels, Business Presentations, Home & Office Projects, Photo Albums.


Elmer's Disappearing Purple Glue Stick

This glue stick is fun to use and great for kids! It goes on purple and dries clear so you can see where you applied it. It washes easily off hands and out of clothes. Recommended for: School Projects, Paper, Decorations, Artwork, Fabric, Mounting Picture


Elmer's CraftBond Extra Strength Glue Stick

The crafter's choice for an extra strong glue stick bond. This acid free glue stick goes on blue for easy application but dries clear. Recommended for: Photos, Paper Crafting, Art Projects, Scrapbooking, Memorabilia, Vellum

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Elmer's Glue Stick Features

  • Washable
  • Acid-Free
  • Photo Safe
  • Goes on Smooth
  • Safe, Non-Toxic
  • Dries Clear
  • Dries Fast
  • Adjustable Before Setting
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