Bubby’s Color Racer Board Game Using Elmer’s Tri-Fold Board! You Too Can Get Your #GlueNGlitter On!

Happy baby faces, giggles, and fun are some of my favorites!  I do as much as I can, as often as I can, to make these things happen!  
This week, we decided to get our #GlueNGlitter on by using an Elmer’s Tri-Fold Display Board and whatever other supplies we could find to make a board game for Bubby!  I had to come up with something fun and educational for a 2-year-old (both to make and play with) and I began formulating my plan!  How exciting!  It was agreed!  We would make Bubby’s Color Racer and this would be fun! 
As soon as I had it all planned out B, Bubby, and I headed to our local Walmart.  I loved having my two favorite men in the whole wide world with me, but was a little concerned that I wouldn’t stick to the list (at all as a matter of fact because I am a sucker for the both of them).
I was right (of course I was, I always am)!  We went in with a small list, and came out with a buggy full!
At one point, I found “us” looking at fishing poles.  Not even remotely on the list!  We didn’t get one (that night) but why we were even looking, I have no clue!

 You can see the entire shopping experience here so you can see first-hand the torture insanity joy I get to experience on a daily basis.

Enough of that, let’s get on to the fun stuff!  Let me show you exactly how we got our #GlueNGlitter on making Bubby’s Color Racer.  I bet your little man would love one too (heck Bug loves it, I think she’s played more than he has)
What you’ll need:
The Dice
  • On a paper plate, draw out a 4″ x 3″ cross (as shown to the left) making sure to block each 1″ square in pen or pencil
  • Cut out pattern
  • Fold into cube (don’t worry if it’s not precise, ours sure wasn’t, the tape hides that fabulously)
  • Tape completely with black electrical tape
  • Place different colored dots on each side
 The Board

  • Apply the Elmer’s X-TREME to the entire board
  • Roll the wrapping paper out and press it flatly to the board/glue
  • Let dry then cut off hangover
  • Cover all 4 sides with electrical tape and tape the folds on the papered side of the board
  • Board ready to decorate (insert your own cute kid here)
  • Draw your lane lines with the silver marker
  • Place your dots in the lanes
  • Decorate the sides as you wish (we’re clever but not artistic, so I cut up an Apple Jacks box and a Fruit Snack box…all kinds of cool Cars 2 stuff all over both) and we glued them on with the Elmer’s X-TREME


  • Add Cars
  • Roll the dice
  • Play and HAVE FUN!
**This project has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Elmer’s #GlueNGlitter and #CollectiveBias.  All opinions, ideas, and photos are entirely my own!  Rock on with your creative selves!

About Christy

Christy Gossett, managing editor of SoFabFood and creator of the healthy living blog, Insanity Is Not An Option, is a WAHM of 6 kids ranging in age from 27 to 8. She enjoys sharing her heart-healthy, low sodium recipes to help others with dietary restrictions enjoy a flavorful life while maintaining a healthy diet.

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  1. i love this. very creative and fun!!!! thanks for linking to my blog!!! Come back next week!!!!!
    I am your newest follower.