15 DIY Popsicle Stick Crafts Perfect for Summer

DIY POPSICLE STICK CRAFTS

Do you have a child who loves popsicle sticks?

One of the best things about popsicle stick crafts is that they are so versatile. There are plenty of ideas for what to do with popsicle sticks, like making an alphabet or numbers. You could even use them as building blocks and create your own colorful village!

popsicle stick crafts

What can I make out of Popsicle Sticks?

Oh! There are numerous fun and colorful options:

  1. Paint a popsicle stick with acrylic paint and let dry.
  2. Use the popsicle sticks to create geometric shapes or other patterns.
  3. Affix your painted popsicle sticks onto a piece of paper in order to create a mosaic art project.
  4. Create an arts and crafts station for kids by attaching several pieces of construction paper together on top of each other, then using popsicle sticks as drawing utensils for them when they come over.
  5. Cut out circles from construction paper, glue them onto the bottom half of a popsicle stick, then use it as a pencil holder so that you can always find one nearby.
  6. Add some string lights around your room or outdoor space to make it more inviting at night time.
  7. Make your own chalkboard by painting the backside of two pieces of wood together with black paint (one should be shorter than the other), then attach magnets to either side so that you can conveniently hang it up anywhere inside or outside your home.

What is the best glue for Popsicle sticks?

Different glues have different properties.

Hot glue is not the best choice for Popsicle sticks because it creates a strong bond that can’t be undone without damaging the popsicle stick.

Superglue is another option, but it requires precision to apply and should be used on one side of the popsicle stick only.

The best glue for Popsicle sticks is epoxy or wood glue, which will create an even bond with no mess and easily come apart when desired.

Epoxy also has many other uses around your home such as fixing broken items or creating arts and crafts projects with kids.

Wood glue can also be applied to furniture – just add some water before applying to make sure it doesn’t dry out too quickly.

15 POPSICLE STICK CRAFTS

 1. POPSICLE PHOTO FRAME

POPSICLE PHOTO FRAME

A very cute and colorful craft made from simple popsicle sticks.

Get creative here with your own choice of colors and have some fun.

You will need only 4 sticks with rubber bands here.

Check it out from kitchentableclassroom.com

2. POPSICLE STICK AEROPLANE

POPSICLE STICK AEROPLANE

Kids will love making this popsicle craft.

This craft will though require a cloth pin and 2 long popsicle sticks, along with 2 small popsicle sticks.

This is a great craft for kids’ parties where you can decorate the entire room with colorful popsicle airplanes.

The airplane craft from makinglifeblissful.com

3. FARM ANIMALS STICK CRAFTS

FARM ANIMALS STICK CRAFTS

A cute craft by Amanda creating the farm animals that looks adorable.

These are simple yet cute animals that your kids will have fun making it.

All you require is 5 popsicle craft sticks and googly eyes. And some colored felt and markers.

Craft from craftsbyamanda.com

4. DIY DREAMCATCHER

DIY DREAMCATCHER

This is such a simple craft and the result is so pretty.

Complete the craft and hang it in the kid’s bedroom.

They will love their finished product.

The popsicle dream catcher from blog.consumercrafts.com

5. POPSICLE STICKS FLOWER CRAFTS

POPSICLE STICKS FLOWER CRAFTS

With craft sticks, paint, buttons, and glue this is such a colorful flower craft.

Craft from theresourcefulmama.com

6. POPSICLE STICK DOLLHOUSE

POPSICLE STICK DOLLHOUSE

This is a popsicle stick craft that will actually blow your mind.

You need strong glue to stick the side of the stick by side.

Working on this dollhouse’s roof and the ceiling is so much fun like building up a really mini house.

Check out this from almostunschoolers.blogspot.com

7. POPSICLE STICK BIRD FEEDER CRAFT

POPSICLE STICK BIRD FEEDER CRAFT

A colorful rainbow popsicle craft that looks beautiful in the garden.

This bird feeder is not any kid’s craft but a popsicle stick bird feeder that actually works.

Make it and see how many birds are you inviting?

Craft from craftymorning.com

8. CHICK CRAFT

CHICK CRAFT

A 15-20 mins cute chick craft.

This is particularly for toddlers and they will have fun looking at this cute craft.

You need yellow paint, googly eyes, orange and yellow papers, and glue for this craft.

From craftymorning.com

9. POPSICLE STICK CHRISTMAS CRAFT

POPSICLE STICK CHRISTMAS CRAFT

The crafts that you can actually use for home decor.

Kids will love making it and they will love it, even more, when you decorate your room with their crafts.

Christmas craft from thebestideasforkids.com

10. FAIRY-GARDEN CHAIR

FAIRY-GARDEN CHAIR

This will look like real chairs and you can paint them as desired.

Looks beautiful as miniature furniture in gardens.

Take a look at fairygardendiy.com

11. MARBLE RUN CRAFT BOX

MARBLE RUN CRAFT BOX

This is an incredible way to make an entire game setup using a cardboard box and popsicle craft sticks.

Simple materials make a sturdy construction and any age people will enjoy seeing it.

Craft from frugalfun4boys.com

12. CRAFT STICK CROCODILE

CRAFT STICK CROCODILE

With googly eyes, green pipeliners, and greensticks make this interesting and sweet crocodile craft.

Popsicle stick craft from easypeasyandfun.com

13. CRAFT STICK FLOWER POTS

CRAFT STICK FLOWER POTS

A real simple gorgeous-looking flower pot.

You can actually put real small flower plants here.

Check out from typicallysimple.com

14. CHALKBOARD 

CHALKBOARD 

A beautiful and warm message board made out of craft sticks.

Simple materials used but you can convey heart messages here.

Check from caseperlatesta.com

15. POPSICLE COASTERS

POPSICLE COASTERS

A useful craft that can actually win over your guest’s heart.

With colors, strong adhesive glue, and cutting pliers you can make this beautiful popsicle stick craft.

From busymomshelper.com

My Take on Popsicle Stick Crafts

It’s time to get creative and have some fun with popsicle sticks!

Whether you’re looking for a new craft or want an easy way to entertain your kids, these 15 DIY Popsicle Stick Crafts are perfect.

From simple crafts that only take one stick to more complex projects, there is something here for everyone.

We hope this list inspires you to grab those popsicles and create something beautiful today.

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