Top 15 Crafts You Can Do With Popsicle / Ice-Cream Sticks
Its summer time beat the heat and keeps your kids busy with Popsicle DIY crafts. Here, I am listing top 15 ideas that make them happy, and they could also use those creations for various purposes. People of all ages could try it out and have a great fun. These crafts not only make them happy, but also a great stress relief buster.
· Photo frame:
This is one of the easiest ways of creating using four to ten sticks to it. Arrange the sticks in Square, Pentagon, or any shape of your choice, and stick the photo back of it. You could decorate with stones, buttons, beads, led light, and clay. There are many variations of photo frames, you could also do some search and gather ideas of making it.
· Pen stand / Vase:
Pen stand / vase could be done in two ways. First, one is arranging the stick's zigzag or in square shape. Second method is placing cups or magazine rolls as base, and pasting it on them.
Arrange it straight and wrap duck tape on them, now draw a circle using compass or any shape devices. Paint your coasters with fabric or Acrylic, and apply a final varnish to it.
· Cell Phone Holder:
Arrange four sticks and make it a square, now repeat the steps for five times. Next, you need to paste the sticks on three sides, leaving one side. Now your phone holder is ready.
· Letters Holder:
Creating a card or letter holder is quite easy. You need a base with six to 10. It should look like a slim rectangular box with sticks missing at one end. Do not paste it entirely, it should be partial covered.
Making your own jewelry with popsicle sticks is not an easy task. You need to master in cutting it in desire shapes. Sometimes, it might go wrong, so using sharp cutters would help in creating fantastic pieces.
· Home DIY projects:
Most of the kids would have great fun in creating home and their farm animals, characters, and other additional details to their projects.
Draw your favorite characters on Cardboard or paste stickers at the Popsicle end. Even, you could make bookmarks with your friend's photos, magazine pictures, foam sheets, etc .;
· Lamp shadow:
You need some LED or fancy color changing lights, and make two popsicle baskets. It should be of the same size, and stick it together. You could also goggle for various popsicle lamp shadow styles and ideas.
It could have prepared around or square chandelier with different layers. Arrange it with circular base with hooks to attach it on the roof. Next, you have to create two or three layers.
You could create a simple box or multiple storage boxes for your beads, food spices, jewelry, etc .;
· Puzzle game:
Instead of spending some bucks for buying a puzzle game, you could make one for yourself. You require some photos or if you can paint, paint the sticks.
· Popsicle characters:
You could make your own favorite characters like Disney's cartoon, angry birds, animal faces, smiley, etc .; you could also use it as bookmarks.
In kid's project, and home decorative, you could make furniture like chair, bed, swing, and baby cradle. Adding some dolls or toys, ornaments make your craft amazing.
· Christmas tree:
Take four green sticks or you could paint them using acrylic color. Place one vertically, and three horizontally with different in size lengths.