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16 Fun Popsicle Stick Crafts [Free Templates]

Popsicle stick crafts are the quintessential kids’ craft. They’re popular at school, at summer camp, and they’re a lot of fun to do right in your own home.

You don’t even have to eat copious numbers of popsicles to gather enough sticks; they’re available for purchase right in your craft store.

Popsicle sticks are cheap, versatile, and durable. We always keep a bunch on hand to use anytime we get the crafting itch.

Whether you’re looking for a quick craft to do with the kids in just a few minutes or enough crafts to fill an afternoon, we’ve got you covered with lots of fun popsicle stick crafts, making everything from angels to frogs to tractors.

You can make anything you can dream up with popsicle sticks… promise!

Let’s get to some of our favorite popsicle stick crafts so you can get started right away.

Craft Stick Projects

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2 popsicle stick baby yoda crafts

Everyone loves Baby Yoda, right? Of course!

Make this adorable popsicle stick Baby Yoda with a handful of mini popsicle sticks.

hand holding popsicle stick sheep craft

This sweet little popsicle stick sheep is a fun farm craft for kids to make! We love how this one is a different orientation than all of the rest!

2 popsicle stick scarecrow crafts

When falls rolls in, grab your craft supplies and make this cute popsicle stick scarecrow craft.

popsicle stick walrus craft

Need a fun winter animal craft for the kids to make when it’s too cold to go outside? Try this popsicle stick walrus craft.

hand holding popsicle stick butterfly craft

This popsicle stick butterfly is a simple spring activity children will love to create!

two popsicle stick groundhog crafts

This popsicle stick groundhog craft makes us giggle every time we see it! Those big buck teeth are oh so groundhog-y.

hand holding popsicle stick Easter bunny craft

Kids love the Easter bunny, so when Easter rolls around be sure to make this popsicle stick Easter bunny craft.

hand holding popsicle stick arctic fox craft

This popsicle stick arctic fox is a cool all-white animal that’s perfect for winter themed units.

popsicle stick leprechaun craft

Don’t forget about all the fun St. Patrick’s Day crafts! Save this popsicle stick leprechaun craft to celebrate!

hand holding popsicle stick polar bear craft

Polar bears are too cute to pass up! Make this popsicle stick polar bear with just a few simple supplies.

Preschool Insect Craft | Young children will love making these cute popsicle stick dragonflie at home or in the classroom!

Our popsicle stick dragonfly is the perfect craft to add to a unit on insects, but you can make it just for fun, too. 

Made with simple materials like craft sticks, tissue paper, and pipe cleaners, this craft is terrific for school, home, or even summer camp.

two popsicle stick grinch crafts

Everyone loves How The Grinch Stole Christmas, so this popsicle stick Grinch craft has to make our holiday crafting list!

popsicle stick turkey craft

When Thanksgiving rolls around, do a mini turkey trot with the kids and then head inside to make this adorable popsicle stick turkey craft.

two reindeer popsicle stick crafts

Rudolph doesn’t get any cuter than this reindeer popsicle stick craft. We love the 3D touches of pom poms for his hose and bells!

2 elf popsicle stick crafts

This elf popsicle stick craft is another fun and quick holiday craft to add to your Christmas crafts list!

hand holding zombie popsicle stick

Who knew zombies could be cute, right? Create your own cute (or not so cute) zombie popsicle stick craft!

snowman craft for kids

This is another fun winter craft to keep little hands busy on cold, blustery days. 

This popsicle stick snowman also makes excellent ornaments or gift tie-ons if you like to add a little something extra to gifts for family and friends.

Tractor Craft For Kids | Boys and girls will love making this fun tractor that comes with a free printable template. Make them John Deere green, red or any color you'd like! #kids #kidsactivities #kidscrafts #craftsforkids #popsiclestickcrafts #elementary #teacher #teaching #farm #ideasforkids #kidsdiy

Farm-loving kids will go crazy for this adorable tractor popsicle stick craft

You could even turn these into magnets for the fridge with your child’s face in the window area to look like he or she is driving the tractor.

diy penguin ornament craft

Penguins are some of the cutest animals, aren’t they? We had so much fun making this popsicle stick penguin

It’s the perfect winter craft, and you can even turn them into adorable ornaments for the tree.

Dr Seuss Craft For Kids | Make this easy popsicle stick truffula tree craft. It's perfect to do at home or in the classroom. #preschool #elementary #kindergarten #teachers #kids #toddlers #kidsactivities #kidscrafts #craftforkids #ideasforkids #drseuss #drseusscrafts #drseussactivities

Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day with these lovely Truffula trees based on the book The Lorax. 

These truffula trees will make fantastic bookmarks, and encouraging a love of reading would definitely get a thumbs up from any Seuss-loving family

We hope you enjoyed (and pinned!) this list of popsicle stick crafts. Which ones do you think your kids will like best?

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Jana Branscum

Tuesday 20th of July 2021

Please send me the link for the butterfly craft with popsicle sticks. Thank you so much


Thursday 22nd of July 2021

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of that post to have the link sent to you 🙂

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