Popsicle Stick Crafts for Kids

Kids love amazing crafts using popsicle sticks. We’ve listed 16 amazing popsicle crafts for your kid. Know more about them!

Summer is the favorite season of kids and why shouldn’t it be, it’s the season of popsicles and ice creams. Every summer tons of popsicles are thrown away in the garbage. But have you ever thought that these popsicle sticks can be recycled, preserved, and made in use for creating enormous cute crafts for kids? When I was a kid, I used to love making pen stands and little airplanes using popsicle sticks. Me and my siblings used to play all summer long with those little crafts we created.

Crafting using recyclable material is the best way of teaching waste management to children. So, this summer let’s not waste the popsicle sticks, and let’s create amazing cute popsicle crafts for kids. These crafts will be fun and creative for your toddlers.

Colorful Rainbow in padded clouds

Image Source/Tutorial: the resourceful mama

Rainbows are the most beautiful element of nature. They make the ordinary sky look so pretty, even if just lasts for a few minutes. This beautiful colorful rainbow is made using popsicle sticks and can be made by kindergarten and preschoolers because it requires very easy steps which involve painting and pasting. Let’s see how your child can create it.

Materials required

  • 6 Popsicle sticks
  • Round cotton pads
  • Paint colors
  • Paintbrush
  • Glue

Procedure

  1. Take the popsicle sticks and color each stick with a different color, namely, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and violet.
  2.  Let the paint on these sticks dry.
  3.  Now stick these sticks together on the backside of round cotton pads using glue.

And boom! your wonderful VIBGYOR rainbow is ready.

Angelfish Popsicle Stick Craft

Image Source/Tutorial: meaningful mama

Angelfish are known for their brightly colored scales. They are found in the Indian, Atlantic, and pacific oceans and swim across deep coral reefs. This angelfish popsicle stick craft is very easy to make. This craft can be easily made by kindergartners and preschoolers with little or no guidance. The procedure is very simple and involves two major steps- painting and pasting.

Materials required

  • 8 Popsicle craft sticks
  • Paint colors
  • Paintbrush
  • Glue
  • Googly eyes
  • Sequins or spangles

Procedure

  1. Take the popsicle sticks and paint them in different colors. Let the paint dry.
  2. Now paste the sticks horizontally and vertically over each other as shown in the picture.
  3. On the top horizontal stick, paste one googly eye and sequins on the end part of each stick.
  4. Your creative angelfish popsicle stick craft is ready to use.

Popsicle Stick Rainbow

Image Source/Tutorial: darcyandbrian.com

Look at this colorful rainbow popsicle craft, isn’t it adorable!? This craft is a must-try recommendation for your kids. It will not only help them be creative but also it can be used in summer and spring as well. A beautiful wall hangout can be for your child’s room. It can easily be made by a kindergarten kid. So! come let’s have a look at its making process.

Materials required

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Bright paint colors
  • Paintbrush
  • Cloud shaped cotton pad
  • Marker
  • Googly eyes
  • Yarn thread
  • Pink sketch pen
  • Glue

Procedure

  1. Paint the popsicle sticks with different bright rainbow colors, namely, red, orange, yellow, blue, green, and purple. Let them dry.
  2. Take the cotton pad of cloud shape and stick googly eyes in the middle of it.
  3. Now using a black marker, make a smile curve on the cloud. Also, create a dotted line as a cloud boundary.
  4. In the next step, make pink blush on the end of the smile.
  5. Now, in the final step, paste the cloud to the popsicle sticks altogether.

Your cute colorful rainbow using popsicle sticks is ready.

Colorful Popsicle Dragonfly

Image Source/Tutorial: simpleeverydaymom.com

Dragonfly is so beautiful to look at. Kids often notice dragonflies flying in gardens and they are fascinated by them and run behind them to catch them. So, let us help them make these beautiful dragonflies using popsicle sticks in a fun and creative manner. This craft idea is best suited for class 2 and above kids.

materials required

  • Colored popsicle sticks
  • Small googly eyes
  • Glue
  • Black marker
  • Dragonfly wing template
  • Pipe cleaners

procedure

  1. You can buy colored popsicle sticks or use simple popsicle sticks and paint them. Here we are using colored popsicle sticks.
  2. Take dragonfly wing templates, which are easily available on stationery shops, and paste them on the backside of popsicle sticks in asymmetry.
  3. Now using glue, paste the googly eyes on the popsicle stick.
  4. Now, using the black marker pen, make a smile curve just under the eyes.
  5. In the final step, you need to twirl the pipe cleaners and stick them on the top of the popsicle sticks to make antennas of dragonflies.

Your little creative cute dragonflies are ready to play with.

Cute Popsicle Baby Chics

Image Source/Tutorial: make and takes

Cute little chicks! who would not love these cute bright yellow craft chics? Let’s grab the popsicles and get started with these amazing creative chics.

Materials required

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Yellow paint color
  • Paintbrush
  • Glue
  • Yellow and orange craft paper
  • Scissor
  • Black marker
  • Designed paper plate

Procedure

  1. Start the procedure by stacking three popsicle sticks together in a triangular shape.
  2. Paint the popsicle sticks with yellow paint using a paintbrush.
  3. Now, cut the designed paper plate in a triangular shape and stick it at the backside of the joined popsicles.
  4. On yellow craft paper, trace your kid’s handprint and cut the shape using scissors, and paste them respectively as wings of the chics.
  5. On orange craft paper, draw the triangular nose and long legs of chics and cut them using scissors. (Note:- take help of an elder to use scissors)
  6. Now, paste the nose and legs at their respective places.
  7. Finally, draw eyes using the black marker.

And your cute little chics are ready for your little kindergarten kids.

Popsicle Stick Monsters

Image Source/Tutorial: I heart arts n crafts

These popsicle monsters are the perfect popsicle craft for the Halloween day celebration. These are very creative and easy to make and will prove to be the perfect craft for a monster theme party on Halloween celebration. The procedure is easy and your kid will have fun making it.

Materials required

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Paint colors
  • Paintbrush
  • Colorful craft papers
  • Googly eyes
  • Glue
  • Scissors

Procedure

The procedure of creating popsicle monsters is very easy. Firstly you have to paint them in different colors and paste them together on a paper plate for back support. Then paste googly eyes on them. Cut craft paper in the shape of a square mouth and cut small triangular pieces for teeth. Stick them together and the monster popsicle crafts are ready for fun.

Creative Colorful Unicorn

Image Source/Tutorial: hellowonderful

This peaceful calm colorful unicorn is the best decorative for your kid’s room. Easy to make and beautiful to look at, this unicorn will make your class 3 child extremely happy whenever he’ll look at it. So why waste time? Let’s pull up your socks and get started with it.

Materials required

  • Popsicle craft sticks
  • Colorful yarn threads
  • Black marker
  • Scissor
  • Glue

Procedure

Making this unicorn using popsicle sticks is not a very time-consuming task. It requires adult guidance for the use of scissors. Children above 7 years can easily create this beautiful piece of craft. Firstly, all sticks should be pasted together in a line. Then, the colorful yarn threads must be pasted using glue in the crown area. A cone-type structure must be pasted as a horn and create eyes of the unicorn using a black marker. Your colorful unicorn is ready!

Popsicle Stick and Yarn Spiderwebs

Image Source/Tutorial: buggy and buddy

These cobwebs are another good idea for Halloween decoration. These can be made very easily and make the decoration much more exciting. It is best suited for class 3 and above kids. For making these creative fun cobwebs using popsicle craft sticks, you need the following equipment.

Materials required

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Black, orange, and white yarn threads
  • Glue
  • Paint colors
  • Paintbrush
  • Spider stickers

Procedure

  1. Paste the popsicle sticks in a criss-cross manner.
  2. Paint them with different colors such as black, orange, white.
  3. Now, stick the yarn threads upon these sticks using glue in a cobweb form.
  4. Finally, add a spider sticker over the cobwebs.

Here, you go! your creative & decorative Halloween spider cobweb is ready to go up on the walls.

Summer Popsicle ice-cream banner

Image Source/Tutorial: kimandcarrie.com

This summer, get creative and make this ice-cream banner using popsicle sticks. It can be used as a decorative piece of craft in a birthday party, pool party, barbeque nights, etc. It’s fun to make and children of any age group can make it, may it be kindergarten, preschool, or class 1, 2, 3, and above.

Materials required

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Colorful clean sponges
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Yarn/thread

Procedure

  1. Take the sponges and cut them into the shape of ice cream. (Note:- Take hep of an elder while using scissors)
  2. Stick the sponges to the popsicle sticks using glue.
  3. Now, paste all these ice cream sticks on a thread/yarn to make a hanging banner.

Your creative, easy-step ice-cream banner is ready to use as decorative stuff.

Popsicle Home-Sweet-Home

Image Source/Tutorial: darcyandbrian.com

Home is the safest place for us. It is where the family resides and all the pure love is shared amongst family members. It is also the first thing a child learns to draw. So, here we bring this popsicle stick house craft for your grade-2 child.

Materials required

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Red paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Glue
  • Small stickers
  • Ribbon
  • scissor
  • Pink heart
  • Foam paper

Procedure

  1. Take the craft foam paper and cut it into a square shape. (Note:- take help of an adult while using scissors)
  2. Paint the popsicle sticks with red paint using a paintbrush and let them dry.
  3. Now, paste the sticks in the shape of the house on foam paper.
  4. Do the decorations by sticking ribbon, stickers, and pink heart on the foam sheet.

Your, cute popsicle stick craft house is ready.

Popsicle Earring Holder

Image Source/Tutorial: yourfavoritecrafts.com

Are you that person too who puts their valuables here and there and later struggles to locate them? Well, we’ve found a solution for you. This popsicle stick holder will help you manage your antiques in an organized manner such as your jewelry pieces and earrings.

Materials required

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Paint colors(different shades of pink)
  • Glue
  • Paintbrush

Procedure

  1. Start by painting the sticks with different shades of pink color, such as pink, dark pink, light pink, lavender, white and baby pink. let them dry.
  2.  Stick the stands in an upright triangle shape.
  3. Now stick other popsicle sticks horizontally over the stand and let it dry.

In these 3 easy steps, your earring holder is ready.

Recycled Popsicle Stars

Image Source/Tutorial: planet pals

This beautiful star banner is made out of recyclable popsicle sticks. These can be used as a wall hanging at parties and celebrations or in your child’s room. Your preschooler will have fun making it and get more creative.

Materials required

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Paint colors
  • Paintbrush
  • Glue
  • Thread

Procedure

  1. Paint the popsicle sticks with red, white, and blue paint colors and let them dry.
  2. After drying, paste them in a star-like shape using glue.
  3. Use a thread/yarn to tie these stars together for hanging.

The recyclable popsicle stick star hanging is ready for use. Amazing, isn’t it?

Popsicle Catapult

Image Source/Tutorial: stlmotherhood.com

Shooting is most of the children’s favorite activities to do. Catapults are not only a scientific experiment but also a fun toy to play with. So come let’s make this popsicle stick catapult and shoot up to a distance of 20 feet. Already sounds fun, right!? It will be best suited for grade 5 kids.

Materials required

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Binder clip
  • Red paint color
  • Paintbrush
  • Glue
  • Bottlecap

Procedure

  1. Paint the popsicle sticks with red paint and let them dry.
  2. After they’ve dried fully, take two popsicle sticks and insert and paste one side of the binding holder in it. Repeat the same with another side of the binding holder.
  3. Now, stick them together on a horizontal base.
  4. On the upper part of the catapult, paste the cap of the bottle and face the hollow side in an upward direction.

There you go! Your shooter catapult is ready to light the fire up the stage.

DIY Velcro Travel Craft Sticks

Image Source/Tutorial: desertchica.com

Are you fed up with packing those huge trucks and toy cars in your luggage for your kids? It consumes great space and creates inconvenience. So, why don’t you try these popsicle stick velcro crafts for your next journey? Easy to carry and simple to make, these popsicle velcro crafts will be your child’s best travel partner. An additional benefit is that it is a DIY craft, so you can make it with bare minimum stuff. Your toddler will be so happy.

Materials required

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Paint colors
  • Paintbrush
  • Velcro dots
  • Glue

Procedure

  1. Take colored popsicle sticks or paint them on your own using pain colors and a paintbrush.
  2. After they are dry, paste the velcro dots on either end of the stick.
  3. Your easy DIY velcro popsicle stick craft is ready to use.

Popsicle Stick Small Farm Barn

Image Source/Tutorial: crayon box chronicles

The longer you look at this popsicle farm, the more details you’ll find. It’s so cute and a pleasure for the eyes. look at all these mini animals, the grasses, the fencing, stones. This red and white acrylic painted farmhouse is the best for your children above 7 years of age. Let’s see how we can create it at home.

Materials required

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Red & white paint color
  • Paintbrush
  • Glue
  • Small animals
  • Mini stones
  • Jute fibers
  • Dry grass
  • Cardboard
  • The green part of spring onion
  • Cereals, corn.

Procedure

  1. Take the popsicle sticks and color them in red and white paint using a paintbrush and let them dry.
  2. Take cardboard pieces and cut them in the shape of a farmhouse and stick popsicles on them.
  3. Paste the house on a cardboard base.
  4. Prepare the base by putting stones and grass over it.
  5. Now, place your animals in places of your choice.
  6. Put cereals and corns in front of animals to depict their diet and thus we have our beautiful farm ready.

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