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Popsicle Stick Crafts That Stick Out

Mar 24 2014 - 3:16am

Popsicle sticks have been around in the crafting world for a while because they're inexpensive, they're fun, and they provide endless options for what little imaginations can create. You'd be amazed at what a child can do with a simple wooden stick — and we've found a few standout projects that will have you saving up your Popsicle sticks all year long. Check 'em out below.

Source: Flickr user Vanessa [1]

Popsicle Stick Puzzle

The options are endless with this smart little Popsicle stick puzzle idea [2].

Source: Paper Turtle [3]

Wax Paper Lantern

Some adult supervision is required to help your smaller child build this supercool wax paper lantern [4], but the end result is awesome and (with a battery-powered tea light) would make a great little night-light.

Source: Artsy Fartsy Mama [5]

Popsicle Stick Harmonica

Have fun making a cool craft and fun music with your kiddos with this Popsicle stick harmonica [6].

Source: Housing a Forest [7]

Popsicle Stick Coaster

Kids will love using the coaster they made — so everyone wins with this Popsicle stick coaster project [8]!

Source: No Time For Flash Cards [9]

Popsicle Stick Puppets

Sometimes the simplest crafts are the best, and these Popsicle stick puppets [10] will keep kids going for hours because there's really no limit as to what they can come up with.

Source: What I Live For [11]

I Love You Sticks

Simple and easy: let kids color and write little notes on the sticks and then let them pass 'em out to anyone they'd like!

Source: Flickr user Vanessa [12]

Popsicle Stick Pencil Holder

Take a couple of offhand supplies, and your tot will have his or her very own Popsicle stick pencil (or marker) holder [13] in no time.

Source: Naturally Educational [14]

Tiny Popsicle Stick Bow and Arrow

This tiny popsicle stick bow and arrow [15] might just be the cutest thing we've ever seen.

Source: The Brooding Hen [16]

Popsicle Stick Picture Frame

With just a few popsicle sticks and a lot of imagination, your tot can create one cool popsicle stick picture frame [17].

Source: The Suburban Mom [18]

Popsicle Stick Flag

Kids can get patriotic, and crafty, with this cute and simple popsicle stick flag [19].

Source: Art Projects for Kids [20]

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