22nd Aug 2018

Art, Craft and Design with Closed Cell Foam for Creativity Supplies and Schools

In recent years crafting has become even more popular with many taking to using craft foam as the main material for colourful and intricate designs. From greeting cards, masks, costumes, lettering and numbers - craft foam is a popular choice for creatives, as well as within schools for art classes and sensory play to promote learning and development.

Craft foam builds imagination and with the options of foam rolls and sheets (as well as being able to purchase pre-cut shapes to a required specification), closed cell foam can easily be cut with scissors to any shape for art and craft projects by anyone.

Our ZOUCH eFoam range is low cost but maintains its high quality, as well as being lightweight and robust for creative cutting and sticking. It’s also non-toxic making it suitable for all ages.

Features of Craft Foam using Closed Cell Polyethylene Foam

Cut to any shape

Closed cell foam is easily cut whilst retaining it’s rigid form. It can either be produced in rolls or sheets or cut to specifications and designs, as well as being lasered and die cut. It can be laminated with a self-adhesive backing too.


Craft foam comes in an array of brightly assorted colours - black, white, purple, orange, pink, yellow, grey, green, blue, red, etc.

Zouch converters craft foam closed cell


Closed cell foam is soft but rigid, as well as being waterproof, durable, non-toxic and high-density. It’s easy to cut any shape with scissors and stick layers of foam together with glue. Due to its closed cell properties it makes for a waterproof material and is suitable for playtime shapes for bath time games, etc.

Craft foam can offer hours of creativity in schools or at home - children can create brilliant art projects using the closed cell foam. There are so many different applications craft foam can be used for and made with to provide a huge range of shapes and forms.


Types of application in craft foam

  • Jumbo craft sticks
  • Foam numbers
  • Foam lettering (upper and lowercase)
  • Pattern foam for rollers
  • Regular shapes such as triangles, squares, circles, rectangles, etc
  • Foam faces
  • Puzzle mats
  • Other shapes such as hearts, flowers, lighting bolts, animals etc
  • 3-D flowers, beads, stars
  • Seasonal shapes such as candy canes, stockings, holly, angels, easter eggs
  • Pencil toppers
Seasonal Craft Foam

All of the different applications can be used within many different crafting activities in the the home or at school and make for educational, fun exercises that all can enjoy.

Closed cell foam is great for crafting activities, such as:

  • Collages
  • Mosaics
  • Classroom packs
  • Sorting activities
  • Greeting card creation
  • Decorations
  • Wedding cake toppers
  • Masks and hats

Whatever you’d like to achieve, our expert team can work with you on any foam challenge, and help you choose and use the very best materials for the job. We can split, saw, rout, die cut, water-jet cut, butt-weld, laminate, adhere, thermoform or compression mould all of our foams to create even the most complex shapes and sizes, so talk to us about your latest project.

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