This is a fab list of crafty activities and makes for kids.
There are crafts suitable for preschoolers and toddlers right up to pre-teens on this list.
These are fun rainy day activities for some creative family fun or a great bonding activity to do with grandparents who aren’t up for rough and tumble play!
I hope you enjoy this list and that you find the perfect kid’s craft for your little one!
50 Super Fun Popsicle Stick Crafts for Kids
Grab your popsicle stick stash and your craft supplies and get those kids making!
To see the full tutorial for any of these projects just hit the 'Read More' button.
Popsicle Stick Fox Craft
Check out this super cute Fox made from Popsicle Sticks - it's the googly eyes that make it so cute I think!
DIY Popsicle Stick Bracelets Are Super Stylish
This one is great for school-age kids and pre-teens who want a fun eco-friendly way to express themselves!
Popsicle Stick Spider Web Craft
Are you a knitter? If you have some leftover yarn this could be a great project to use it in and entertain the kids too.
How to make a Craft Stick Fairy Castle
How fun is this? The littles could even make the fairies look like themselves!
Yarn & Popsicle Stick Butterfly Craft
Another one for the knitters with spare yarn lying around. Also, another one that is good for slightly older children.
Popsicle Stick Spider Craft
Got some glue and googly eyes? Make these cute spiders to decorate for Halloween!
How to Make a Craft Stick Wall Hanging 11
This one is so pretty and is great for older children who want to decorate their rooms.
Popsicle Stick Bunny Craft with Printable Template + Cricut Instructions
This cute rabbit project is great to get the kids excited for Easter and the Easter Bunny!
Easy Star Craft With Popsicle Sticks
Popsicle Stick Crafts seem to work for any holiday - here is one for a simple diy Christmas Tree ornament. A fast finish that kids will be proud of.
Popsicle Stick Penguin Craft
Check out this charming little penguin. Perfect for a winter's day craft session.
Monster and Unicorn Popsicle Stick Craft
A 2-for-1 project - make a Unicorn or a Monster!
DIY Pocket Fan (Video): A creative craft idea for kids!
This one is super unique - make a personalized fan out of a popsicle stick and some basic craft supplies!
Popsicle Stick Mosaic Sun Craft
Another one for the budding artists. Great for kid's room decor.
Mini Lid Banjos
These are so fun and would make a great little homemade gift from a child to an avid banjo player grandparent or music teacher.
Weaving Cute Baby Turtles Using God's Eye Weaving Pattern
A lovely first weaving project. And who doesn't love baby turtles?
Popsicle Stick Mermaid Craft For Kids [Free Template]
Kids love crafts they can personalize and this is one of them. What color will your mermaid's hair be?
Popsicle Stick Harmonica
Another one that would make a cute gift from a child to a grandparent.
A really fun airplane craft. My youngest loves planes and I know he would love this!
Chick Popsicle Stick Craft For Kids [Free Template]
Another great Easter Craft.
Popsicle Stick Spring Chicks Kids Craft
Why not make a whole family of chicks for Easter?
Craft Stick Easels
This cute project is not only fun on its own but can be used to display kid's drawings and other artwork.
Make a Folding Popsicle Stick Fan
These fans would look great displayed on a wall in a kid's bedroom.
Popsicle Stick Puppet Craft for Kids
Help the kids create their own puppets and then have fun making up stories and acting out fairy tales!
Abstract Homemade Christmas Ornaments for Kids to Make
This one is a perfect Christmas ornament craft for a toddler - no rules and no mistakes! They will be so proud to see these hanging on the christmas tree.
Creative Craft Stick Robot Craft
Make your Robot and then give him or her a name!
Trolls Poppy Popsicle Stick Craft for Kids
Blast the soundtrack to the movie Trolls and have fun making your own - minus the screen time!
Popsicle Stick Monsters
Great any time of year but you could also use them to decorate the windows at Halloween to encourage trick-or-treaters!
Weather Popsicle Stick Craft
Help non-verbal children to make these weather-themed popsicle sticks and then keep them by the door to help discuss the weather and what outdoor clothing is needed.
Popsicle Stick Dolls for Kids to Make
Make a whole family of popsicle stick people!
Disney Pixar Cars Popsicle Stick Crafts for kids
Cars is one of my son's absolute favorite movies - he would love this!
Popsicle Stick Snowflakes Craft
A great Christmas ornament or a screen-free activity for a Frozen fan.
Harry Potter Wands STEM Project – Use circuits to cast Lumos and Nox!
A great STEM activity that uses popsicle sticks!
Popsicle Stick Frog Craft
Do you know the song about the little green frog?
DIY Wax Paper Lantern
These are so pretty! Another one that is. great for slightly older children to make something for their own rooms.
Popsicle Stick Barn Preschool Craft Your Kids Will Love
Make a barn and then use farm animals toys around it at play time.
Popsicle Stick Pencil Craft for Kids
This would make a good Teacher's Gift.
Popsicle Stick Butterfly Kids Craft
An easy craft for little kids with a little help and what kid doesn't enjoy making a butterfly?
Popsicle Stick Butterfly Craft (Free Template)
Another fun butterfly project.
Lightsaber Bookmarks: easily make these Star Wars themed bookmarks!
Encourage reading and taking a break from TV by making these easy Star Wars themed bookmarks.
Popsicle Stick Art Sculptures
Everything doesn't need to look like something else! This one is for the abstract artists!
Popsicle Sticks Rainbow Craft
I am a sucker for rainbows and this one is pretty cute!
Easy & Cute Fall Popsicle Stick Crafts: Popsicle Stick Scarecrow & Turkey
Thanksgiving popsicle crafts to keep them busy while you prep the grub!
Kids Craft: Popsicle Stick Boxes
These are great because they are actually functional. Organize all those little bits and pieces.
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More Popsicle Stick Ideas to Try
I’m sure the list above will have sparked your imagination for all sorts of things you can make with popsicle sticks, but if you need a little more inspiration here are some more fun ideas to try:
- Make a popsicle stick catapult (with strict rules about where it can be used of course!)
- Make bird feeders
- Make puzzles or a maze
- Line them up and glue them together to make roads for toy cars
- Make a fairy door
- Make a craft stick wreath with a holiday theme
- Use glitter and make fun magic wands
Whatever you make be sure to point out to the kids that you are upcycling and reusing in your crafts so they also get the added benefit of understanding you can repurpose things that others throw away!