8 Popsicle Stick Crafts

Children making crafts

Making crafts as a family is one of the best options, to spend time with the children. The summer holidays are behind us and although the season has not ended yet, the new year has begun and once again the obligations, schedules and routines have returned. In a few days we will welcome a new autumn and with the new season the days will get shorter and the children will spend more time at home.

It is important to spend free time with the family, plan activities and create projects with childrenIt will help you to create bonds and develop the capacities of the little ones. With the arrival of bad weather just around the corner, it is necessary to plan activities that can be done at home, and for this there is nothing better than crafts.

Through crafts you can teach your children to handle different materials, learn how different objects are created and the little ones will discover that they can do anything they can imagine. In addition, you will help develop their motor skills and creativity. And something very important that children can learn through crafts is to recycle.

Popsicle stick crafts

One of the wonders of crafts is that you can use countless materials, recycle things you already have at home, boxes and food containers, old toys, necklaces and jewelry, clothing and hundreds of other things. You do not need to buy many things or make large investments in materials, you just have to take a look at your surroundings, you will surely find many things that you can recycle.

The material chosen for the crafts that I bring you today is the ice cream stick. Surely this summer you have thrown away many of these sticks without knowing that with them you could have done a lot of projects. Nothing happens, this article is very easy to get at a very affordable price. However, if you can keep some of these popsicle sticks for a few days, children will learn the lesson of recycling.

Photo frame with ice cream sticks

Photo frames are a very easy project to make, ideal for younger children or if you don't have a lot of free time. As you can see, you only need 4 popsicle sticks for each portrait holder for not too large photos. The decoration admits many varieties, here you have a very simple but very beautiful idea. But you you can use other materials, paints, stickers, colored beads etc.

Puzzle

Puzzle with ice cream sticks

This is another very simple option to do with young children, after doing it, the little one can play with the puzzle and work cognitive skills like this. You can make different puzzles with different images so that you have different games, as you can see, very cheap but effective. You can make the pictures of the puzzle yourself and have the children color them, so they will participate more actively in this craft.

Model of a garden

Garden with popsicle sticks

Making this beautiful model of a garden can be the start of many other projects. In this case, more materials, organization and patience are needed, perfect for working with children. To do the garden, you can use containers that you no longer use, old children's toys or make them yourself with containers or plastic bottles. You can also paint the fence with your favorite colors or add decorative tape.


Doll's House

Popsicle stick dollhouse

The garden can be a nice complement to this beautiful dollhouse made of ice cream sticks. As you can see, this simple material can give incredible results and you can make items that have a very high price on the market.

Memories box

Box of ice cream sticks

A box to keep the memories of summer, very easy to make and a mythical item, surely in your childhood you created a box similar to these.

coasters

Ice cream stick coasters

The coasters are very useful to protect the surfaces of the furniture, with some simple ice cream sticks you can make different coasters and thus achieve a unique and original collection.

Earrings display

Earrings display

This craft can be ideal for a giftTo make it more striking, you can paint it and add glitter, metallic beads. It is a very useful article to always have the earrings at hand and organized.

Decorative hanging houses

Decorative houses with ice cream sticks

Finally, I bring you this fun suggestion to make some hanging houses that will decorate and they will add color to any room in your home. A very simple craft with which you can spend time with the children, enjoying your company.


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