join Elmer's Glue Crew® and turn your empty bottles and sticks into fulfilling lessons—and big prizes for your whole class to enjoy!


Elmer's is excited to introduce a brand new Teachers Club!

Join us today to:

  • Read and contribute to our Teacher blog
  • Find engaging instructional ideas in our improved lesson plan database
  • Participate in the Glue Crew recycling program
  • Enter contests and win fabulous prizes
  • Network with other teachers
  • Have opportunities to "sample" new products
  • Be among the first to learn about exciting Elmer's news

Collection Box Templates

Before you start collecting empties, you're going to need something to put them in. We've got you covered with 12 collection box templates to get started. If you're feeling extra creative, don't be afraid to design your own!

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Lesson Plans

Integrate the Elmer's Glue Crew Recycling Program® into your classroom! We've got several fun, informative lesson plans that will engage your students and remind them about the importance of recycling. Use these lessons to jumpstart your Glue Crew program and to continue to build excitement throughout the year!

View Lesson Plans


Give your students a hands-on experience with our collection of creative projects they can make with recyclable materials. They'll have fun while learning new, innovative ways to recycle.

View Projects

How to Win

To be eligible for the Grand Prize, between now and May 1, 2012, send us:

  • Recycling themed lesson plans
  • Recycling projects
  • Photos of your "green" projects, displays or collection boxes
  • Anything else that demonstrates your classroom's commitment to recycling

Submissions cannot be returned. Elmer's may post your materials to this website or include them in program communications to share with other teachers. See official rules.

Be sure to check our Elmer's Glue Crew Recycling Program® e-newsletters — in each issue, we'll feature a new contest and prize. Then enter to win! As a program member, you automatically receive the e-newsletters — so be sure to register for the program if you haven't already.

For more information about what prizes you and your classroom could win, click here.


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