If you have a creative gene and cannot get through the day without looking for more ideas for things to make, you definitely have to consider trying out popsicle stick craft.
These practical pieces of wood are the perfect building block for lots of fun and functional items that can be used around your home. You will be surprised at how sophisticated popsicle sticks can look!
These 55 popsicle stick projects are cheap, durable, and whether you’re collecting them from literal popsicles or buying wooden craft sticks in bulk at the store, there are a million ways to have fun with them on a rainy afternoon.
Browse through these awe-worthy crafts —you won’t believe they’re made with popsicle sticks!
55 Popsicle Stick Craft Projects
1. Avengers Bookmark Popsicle Stick Crafts by Crafts By Amanda
If your kids love the Avengers, these Avengers Bookmarks are the perfect craft for them. These bookmarks include The Hulk, Captain America, and Iron Man.
They’re also really easy and fun to make. Get creative and make more of The Avenger superheroes!
Not only does this popsicle stick craft give your kids a new bracelet to wear, but it also helps to teach them about science. To make your own craft stick bracelets, you have to weaken the wooden craft sticks, which you do by boiling them in water for a bit.
Once you have them limbered up, your kids can decorate them with paint, yarn, stickers or any number of other embellishments.
This wreath is unbelievably easy! Just popsicle crafts sticks, glue and a paper plate! You could let your kids do these to decorate their bedroom doors – maybe even add in their initial in the center – or let them make a colorful wreath for your front door this summer.
The color choices are endless. Who knew something so fancy could be made from such humble materials.
8. Popsicle Sticks Snowflakes by A Girl And A Glue Gun
Keep the holidays alive with snowflake sticks – a classic winter craft. You could just stick them directly to the wall or add a cute ribbon and twine to hang! It’s amazing how many designs you can whip out once you get started!
These little vases are so easy to make, you just paint the popsicle sticks whatever colors you want – you could also use markers – and then line them up against a glass or small vase to create the design.
You can use them as vases for cut flowers or fill them with dirt and have the kids plant something. You could even use them as utensil holders for your 4th of July party!
You can use this box as a jewelry holder, lipstick organizer, or paper clip holder. Feel free to customize this idea by using whatever colors you like best if you’re not feeling my white, pink, and blue scheme.
The steps are simple, the supplies are cheap and easy to find and the result is lovely. This is a perfect project for a group craft night with kids or adults, or just a quiet, relaxing afternoon at home when you’re feeling, well, bored and crafty!
Give your living room some country glam with this rustic yet sophisticated chandelier.
Sick of your playing cards getting ruined at the beach or pool? Create these popsicle sticks from Instructables to keep the fun going, no matter the weather!
They are pretty fun to make and are easy to read and hold. I think these can be fun for the novelty of it and fun for kids to play with. As a bonus, you can always easily make new playing card sticks if some break.
20. Bending Popsicle Sticks For Wooden Helix Vase by The Cheese Thief
Who knew popsicle sticks were so flexible! In this craft from The Cheese Thief, we’re defying logic and decorating a vase by bending popsicle sticks.
This is a great way to make a simple glass vase look stunning! Faux flowers are used for this instead of live one considering the fact that popsicle sticks probably won’t be able to handle moisture well.
22. Popsicle Stick Earring Studs by Minted Strawberry
Anthropologie has a lot of very trendy wares, unfortunately, they can get a bit pricey. Thankfully though, clever DIY crafters have come up with a lot of guides to help recreate many things, for much less than their shelf price.
With this guide, you are shown how to make Anthropologie worthy earring with Popsicle sticks.
23. Glitter Popsicle Stick Frame by Made To Be A Momma
No matter what you make or what colors you choose this is such a simple and fun project even the kids can have fun making! You can place these in your kid’s room, on a shelf, or you can even add a magnet to the back for a little refrigerator decoration.
These would make for a great teacher’s gift or even a happy Mother’s Day gift.
24. Popsicle Stick Bunny Decor by Make And Do Crew
This bunny shelf makes a perfect Easter craft idea for Spring or DIY nursery decor to enjoy year-round! This is one of those crafts that looks much harder than it actually is, so as long as you can stack sticks, you can make this DIY art.
This bunny decor looks charming as part of a Spring vignette, sitting on a table or mantle, but you can also hang it on the wall to create a little Easter-themed shelf in your entryway or kitchen
Are your walls blank and boring? Try these cheap wall art tutorial and add vibrancy to your home. Using popsicle sticks, a regular pantry-grade food coloring, and glue, you can make a sophisticated art piece that is as easy as it is impressive.
This is a project you will want to hang on your wall year-round!
You can already get pretty crafty with simply painted pots, but take your plant display to the next level with this DIY hanging pot holder. Learn how to make a popsicle stick hanger for your plants over at Omaha. Fabulous!
These harmonicas are such a great way to beat the heat in the hot afternoons this summer and create something that your kids will actually enjoy making. You can decorate your own harmonicas and when they are finished, you can actually use them to make music!
Just play around with it and let your kids see if they can figure out what creates the sound, why it works, and how to change it up.
28. Popsicle Stick Photo Puzzle by Crafts Unleashed
Looking for an inexpensive handmade stocking stuffer or gift for little ones? These Popsicle Stick Photo Puzzles are perfect! Aside from being easy and inexpensive, the beauty of this project is that you can make it so personalized and really perfect for almost any age.
You can use more complex images, or even make the puzzle two-sided. The possibilities really are endless!
34. Popsicle Stick Arrow Wall Art by Festoon And Frill
Is there a way to keep things simple and budget-friendly? Festoon and Frill will show you how to make this stunning arrow wall art that is one of the most contemporary and eye-catching pieces you could show off at the moment!
These DIY lamps will add a fun and playful touch to a desk or bedside table. They’re quick and simple to make, and because you will just use a basic light fixture you can move the lamp around or even swap in another shade in case you want a change later on!
Paint them in your favorite colors, glue them onto the frame, and voila!
36. Popsicle Stick Earring Stand by Shivani Creations
Need a place to store your dangle earrings? Try making jewelry stand with popsicle sticks. Carefully gluing them into a stand will allow you to use them to hang your earrings from, and adding pretty colorful paint gives this project a more sophisticated appearance.
The alternating layers of popsicle sticks create a pattern of gaps, which accounts for its basket-ness. It is, apart from being very therapeutic, an extremely kid-friendly craft because it involved harmless old white glue.
You can customize them to any size and shape you like, as long as they have an even number of sides.
40. Popsicle Sticks Flower Craft by The Resourceful Mama
Turn craft sticks into a bright and colorful Popsicle Sticks Flower Craft that you and your kids will enjoy making both spring and summer. It’s rather easy, has inexpensive supplies and is perfect for all age groups.
You can even change out a few things to make it custom to what you have on hand already. This crafty idea would also make for a great Mother’s Day gift for young ones to make!
44. Popsicle Stick Ombre Planter by Design Love Fest
Popsicle sticks and hot glue get a grown-up makeover in this gradient planter project from Design Love Fest. Achieving the attention-grabbing ombre effect is easy and once dry, slip the finished project over an inexpensive glass vase.
The glass vessel will protect the wooden planter from water damage, so it’s ready for a bundle of freshly picked flowers from the backyard.
If you decide to make your own set of these wall hooks, put it to work holding lightweight items like scarves, hats, or delicate necklaces. In the kitchen, these hooks can store reusable shopping bags where you won’t forget them.
They’re really easy to create and you will want to make hundreds just so you can decorate them in different ways!
This popsicle stick birdhouse is great for those of us who can’t afford to be managing our pets 24/7. Simply string it up in your backyard and put some seeds inside, and you will be surprised by the number of birds that flock to your backyard.
Whether you are simply trying to make a home for your bird or are trying to attract more, this birdhouse is simple and easy for anyone to make.
53. Popsicle Stick Notebook Cover by In My Blue Room
It’s time to put those stamps in good use. In My Blue Room Designs has straight forward instructions for assembling popsicle sticks into a journal, which can then be decorated with stamps or with all new designs you have in mind.
This works perfectly for teacher gifts, or to let your kids keep in bed when they want to color or scribble before they fall asleep.
54. Popsicle Stick Phone Holder by Make It Love It
Have your tech easily accessible with this hands-free phone holder. Don’t be afraid to customize colors to match your desk. This is an inexpensive way to display your phone in the kitchen or craft room, so you can follow recipes or tutorials without having to hold your phone.
We hope you’ve enjoyed these popsicle stick craft ideas!
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Better start licking some ice pops, because you’re going to want to make more than one of these brilliant popsicle crafts!