Popsicle and craft sticks hold such fascination for my kids. There are so many ways to craft and just generally have fun with them!
Take a look at this collection of fabulous ideas and get started right away!
25 Popsicle and Craft Stick Ideas for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Make a counting puzzle! Fun because you get to paint it then play and learn with it. SCORE.
Use your color popsicle sticks in free play and let your child’s imagination flow.
Play pick up sticks with your younger toddler. Tons of fun!
Add velcro to your jumbo craft sticks for hours of free play fun. (click the link for the materials used to get the right ones) A similar idea is to use magnets (see how) and take it to the metal board to make patterns.
These DIY fences for small world play is a strong favorite for my kids.
Explore color and the art of mondrian by painting a few craft sticks.
Popsicle sticks also make great stars, we used ours as star Christmas tree ornaments last year.
These bangles are just gorgeous! Who knew you could make jewelry from a craft stick.
Make puppets for story time, what a fantastic idea!
For the older kids (or adults with younger ones watching) you just have to try this chain reaction out!