Getting Minecraft-y with Elmer’s Naturals #sponsored


Princess Nagger is always up to something crafty.  I love that she has no fear when it comes to making fun (and sometimes funky) creations.  I love seeing what she comes up with next, though I have to be sure I have a never-ending supply of paper, tape, and glue on hand at all times.

Hopefully in our next house I’ll have room for a Craft Room to keep all the pertinent products on hand conveniently – and especially so I can keep an eye on what’s getting low, since Princess Nagger forgets to tell me if she’s used something up.  Maybe I need to make sure she has her own Craft Room, too.

When I asked her what she’d like to create utilizing the Elmer’s Naturals we’d received for review, she didn’t miss a beat when she replied “Minecraft paper craft, of course!”  So I printed out the specific ones she requested so she could get busy. 

She had to cut out each piece, then put them together like a puzzle.  Patience whilst creating is thankfully a trait I passed on to her.  I mean, look  at these:


And here’s another one:


And of course you can’t have Minecraft characters without the Minecraft chest – specifically  one that opens:


After the pages of pixel pictures were printed (that’s a tongue-twister!) Princess Nagger feverishly got to work.  I was going to take pictures of her in action, but I underestimated her determination to complete her new project in a timely manner.  Behold, her completed creations:


Along with the two Minecraft characters and chest, she made a Creeper Bed, and two block heads (forgive me for not knowing what/who they are, she’s not around at the moment to ask). 


She was a little impatient waiting for the glue to dry, thus the reason for the tape to hold them in place until the glue does dry.  They’re so small – I had to show the comparison between them and the glue stick for reference. 

Princess Nagger  has a challenge for you to figure out who these two characters are:


She accidentally sat on the second dude’s head – but is sure those that know these characters will know exactly who they are.  If you guess correctly, you won’t win anything – except her undying admiration.

I must say I’m very impressed with Elmer’s Naturals Glue – it works exactly as their regular school glue, except that I don’t have to worry when the kids use it and get it on their hands (and ultimately in their mouths, especially Little Dude) because it’s non-toxic.

You’ll notice that the glue is a little different in color from the regular Elmer’s School Glue:


It goes on clear and dries clear.  Elmer’s® School Glue Naturals™ is the first and only school glue made with naturally occurring ingredients (corn and soybeans) and available in recycled packaging.  Even the label on the package is printed with Soy inks, and there’s no harsh smell, either – I love that I don’t have to worry about that part, either.

I’m loving Elmer’s School Glue Naturals, and love that it’s better for the environment.  I highly recommend it to any crafty aficionado’s out there – and even for the non-crafty people who use glue for any reason.

Feel free to connect with Elmer’s through their Website, on Facebookon Twitter, and on Pinterest.  Right now they’re having a Pin to Win Sweepstakes you should check out, too:


Do you or your kids like to be crafty?  Do you know who those two Minecraft dudes are?





Note: I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Elmer’s.  I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.  As usual, all opinions are my own and not influenced by outside sources.  See my disclosure policy here.

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About Stacy (the Random Cool Chick)

After 20+ years in the Corporate World and years of infertility, Princess Nagger made her miraculous appearance and I chose to become a SAHM and WAHM - I love every minute of it. We added Little Dude through adoption, adding a whole new dimension to our family. We have an eclectic mix of pets: dogs, cats, birds and fish. I love to cook and try new techniques to turn ordinary into extraordinary. Crafty by nature, I take on a lot of unique projects and enjoy seeing the end result. My favorite, of course, is making my own wine out of fruits and grapes. Experiments with water currently underway. I blog about the joys of parenting, family, friends, life, love and anything else that strikes my fancy. I do enjoy doing reviews and giveaways for products I use, believe in and can stand behind.
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4 thoughts on “Getting Minecraft-y with Elmer’s Naturals #sponsored

  1. Notch, creator of Minecraft and SkyDoesMinecraft. Ha! I cheated, I have one of my sons next to me telling me the answers. My boys loooovvvveeee Minecraft too. 🙂

    • I was wondering if anyone would get their kids to help identify the dudes! 😉 You crack me up, Dawn! 🙂 Princess Nagger would along famously with your boys – she’s pretty much ALL Minecraft ALL the time! 😀

  2. I would not know Minecraft at all. Sorry Princess N. However, I am impressed with this new glue. I am all about natural products and made in a recycled bottle. WIN!

    I am going to go and enter the contest too.
    Thanks Stacy!