Learning, Playing & Crafts for Kids Using Popsicle Sticks

One of the most basic craft supplies, popsicle sticks (affiliate link), can inspire a so much creativity and learning! Below I share some popsicle stick craft ideas from Buggy and Buddy, as well as tons of great ideas from my favorite bloggers. Keep on reading to see over 30 learning, playing, and crafts for kids using wooden craft sticks!

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30+ Crafts, Learning Activities, and Play Ideas to do with Popsicle Sticks!~ Buggy and Buddy



Crafts from Buggy and Buddy

single loom

Homemade Weaving Loom


Frames with Popsicle Sticks and Puzzle Pieces

firework line

Popsicle Stick Firework Craft for Toddlers




Crafts Using Popsicle Sticks



Butterflies from Plain Vanilla Mom


Fourth of July Flag Craft from Our Crafts~N~Things


Craft Stick Bracelet with Custom Gift Box from Seven Thirty Three


Kids Treasure Box Made with Popsicle Sticks from Powerful Mothering

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Craft Sticks Bookmark Gift from Red Ted Art


Washi Tape Wooden Bracelets from Mama Miss


CD Plant Protectors from The Fairy and the Frog


Playing with Popsicle Sticks



Simple Small Worlds: Farm World from Fun at Home with Kids


Quick and Easy Stick Puppets from My Nearest and Dearest


Portable Small World: Pretend Model Train Set from Play Trains!




DIY Velcro Building Sticks from Mama Papa Bubba


Craft Stick Rainbow Puzzles from Teach Preschool


Making Craft Stick Xylophones in Preschool from Teach Preschool


DIY Magnetic Craft Sticks from Teach Preschool


Stick-Tac-Toe- Craft Kits in a Bag Review from Teach Beside Me


Ice Cream Theme Sensory Box from Pink and Green Mama


Popsicle Stick Harmonica from Housing a Forest

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Easy Superhero Puppets from Red Ted Art


DIY Velcro Sticks with Free Idea Book from 123 Homeschool 4 Me



Learning with Popsicle Sticks



Sight Word Popsicle Stick Puzzle from And Next Comes L

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Leave a “Space” Writing Sticks for Kindergarten from Pink and Green Mama



Popsicle Stick Patterns from Mess for Less


Learn Through Movement- Number Hunt from Mess for Less


Color Matching Garden from Blog Me Mom



Montessori-Inspired Greater Than Less Than Alligator Math from Pre K + K Sharing


Popsicle Stick Push from And Next Comes L


Color Matching Xylophone Game from And Next Comes L


Popsicle Stick Puzzle + Free Printable from Mama Miss


Build-a-Bridge Challenge from Busy Kids = Happy Mom





Treats Using Popsicle Sticks



Popsicle Ice Pops (with Candy Surprise!) from Kids Activities Blog

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Traffic Lights & Car Cookies from Red Ted Art





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  1. WOW!! What an awesome roundup of popsicle stick ideas! I know we always have a bunch in our craft closet, so I know we’ll be trying out some of these ideas soon. Thanks so much for sharing this with us. :)
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  2. Wow..never seen so many idea’s on using popsicle sticks. Will definetly be trying some of these popsicle crafts out!
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  3. Awesome ideas here! Thanks for including our quick and easy stick puppets.
    Ann @ My Nearest and Dearest recently posted…Printmaking For Kids: Fern PrintsMy Profile

  4. Such a great list! Thank you for including some of our posts.
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  5. Awesome round-up!! Thanks for including my post. Pinning this!
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  6. Popping by again to say thanks for linking up with Stress-Free Sunday! Hope you’re able to share again this week. :) Already pinned this awesome collection!!
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  7. What a fabulous round-up, Chelsea! Thanks for featuring our velcro building sticks! :)

  8. Anonymous says:

    Wonderful ideals…. Can’t wait to try these with my grandkids!!!!

  9. Great round up! I have one more to add!!

    Dolly sticks. We used them as Valentine’s this year.


  10. This is such a super round-up, Chelsey! So many great crafts and activities. Gotta love the versatile popsicle stick! Pinning!
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