Even in the era of iPads and Xbox 360s, kids can still have old-fashioned fun with traditional stickers. These adhesive toys get an added dose of fun when they have a homemade base, transform a room, or a make lunchbox smile.
Take a look at the examples below to come up with entertaining games your kids will love. These great ideas may just peel them away from whatever screen your kids are glued to.
1. A Homemade Idea for Any Play Date
Why not make adhesive use of images of your child and their friends, along with some fun wardrobe additions?
2. Lions and Tigers and Beds, Oh My!
When stickers get big, as in the new trend of adhesive wall art, your child’s room can become their own zoo.
3. Flying to Fun Heights
Getting ready for a trip and got a kid with flight fears? Perhaps your child is an aviation aficionado—whatever the reason, kids will love these colorful plane stickers. For an added bonus, help your child build a story. Where is the plane going? Who is in it?
4. Property of A Kid’s Favorite Space (or Bedroom)
With a gaggle of kids in one house, the desire to stake your territory is strong. So why not let your child stake their claim on their space with these fun name stickers? This take on wall art gets an added bonus when combined with some of your child’s favorite hobbies, be it baseball or ballet.
5. A Glow-in-the-Dark Surprise
No fears about monsters in the closet with glowing wall art that lights the night when the sun goes down.
6. A Birthday Pop
Add stickers to a birthday party and you’ve got fun toys that won’t make a big mess. You can use them to adorn cupcake liners, napkins, and anything else your child desires. Just don’t be surprised if a few get applied to faces of guests.
7. Wall Decor Galore
These wall stickers can be a new take on the traditional wall height measurement.
8. A Party Goodie Bag Must
Kids expect to leave a party with a gift, not just give one. So why not let guests create their own take-home prize with by packing tiny candy bags enclosed with their own packing sticker?
9. Leaving Little Notes for Anyone to Find
Turn fruits and vegetables into a snack-time favorite with these homemade stickers that tell your children how much you love them.
10. Perfect for DIY Mini Projects
Combine a basic sticker idea with some old jars and votive candles, and you’ve got a fun, low-cost idea that will let creativity come to light.
11. A Face-y Lunch That Delights
A new school year can get a kid down, what with the dog days of summer and trips to the pool far behind them. So why not brighten their day at lunchtime with a meal that gets a little silly?
12. Googly-Eyed Goodness
Still fighting the back-to-school blues? Let your kids decorate their supplies with some googly eyes. Sitting in class with a calculator that’s looking back at them can be just the fun they need to forget they’re working on math.
13. Mess-Free, Create-Your-Own Fun
Need a quick art project idea to keep kiddos happy—without ruining any clothes? Let them make fun stickers to adhere to their clothes. Simply remove before washing, and the no-mess project is also a no stress laundry load.
Stickers are Not Just for Car Bumpers
Parties can get their pizzazz, and back-to-school blahs can be banished, all with the fun of stickers. This old-fashioned toy is still a joy and one you can turn to for instant, low-cost fun. With any luck, a few of these ideas will stick with you.
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