25 Easy Popsicle Stick Crafts for Christmas
Grab your craft sticks and get crafting with these 25 Easy Popsicle Stick Crafts for Christmas! Easy to use, lots of fun and frugal as well!
Crafting with plain Popsicle sticks, also called craft sticks, is something that we love doing at home. Also called Lolly Sticks or ice cream sticks, these are easy to use, can be a fun way to recycle and are super cheap too! You can get a whole bunch of sticks for a small price.
Each year as Christmas approaches I frantically search Pinterest for homemade Christmas ornament ideas for our yearly ornament project. This year I’ve found several unique popsicle stick ornaments and decided to put my favorites together here in this post today. So grab your sticks and glue gun and let’s get crafting!
25 Easy Popsicle Stick Crafts for Christmas
1. Craft Stick Star Ornaments
An easy Christmas craft for toddlers and preschoolers using craft sticks and craft jewels like Happy Hooligans. Get the kids to make multiples in different colors.
2. Popsicle Stick Angel Craft
Angels are around us in many forms, but this craft is of an angel in Popsicle stick form! Cupcake liners feature in this easy craft that can be made by preschoolers as well.
3. Popsicle Stick Snowflake Craft
Make giant snowflakes using jumbo craft sticks. Hang gold glittered stars all around to spread the decor out a bit. idea via unsophisticook.com.
4. Craft Stick Christmas Tree Ornament
Simply cut your popsicle sticks down to size and glue to base stick. Add ribbon or yarn to back by gluing. Paper punch a star for the top. Decorate with gems. Via trishabrinkdesign.
5. Popsicle Stick Gingerbread House
How cute is this little gingerbread house from Printables Fairy? The best part about this is that it’s an open ended project – you can go about decorating the gingerbread house any which way you like. If you’re feeling adventurous, go ahead and try making a 3-D house!
6. Popsicle Stick Reindeer Craft
Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer, has a special place among Santa’s team, and this craft is perfect to celebrate him! Popsicle sticks, googly eyes, pom poms and pipe cleaners – there are many materials used in this simple craft.
7. Make a popsicle Stick OLAF
Popsicle sticks Olaf, a popular snowman from the Disney’s best kids movie Frozen. Make a kid-friendly winter craft with Popsicle sticks. Idea via craftionary.net
8. Popsicle Stick Soldier Ornament
These popsicle stick soldiers from remodelandolacasa.com are one of my favorite ornaments so far, I think they’re totally cute! Perfect to go with any other Nutcracker crafts you’re making.
9. Popsicle Stick Sleds
It may not be snowing where you live at this time of the year, but that doesn’t have to stop you from going sledding! Clean and Scentsible brings us a cute little sled ornament craft, complete with little jingle bells!
10. Popsicle Stick Hot Chocolate Ornament
One of the main joys of the cold weather is enjoying a hot beverage – particularly hot chocolate! There are many ways to spice up a simple hot chocolate drink, but Simple Mom Project shows us how you can turn popsicle sticks into a cup of steaming cocoa – with marshmallows and everything!
11. Mini Pallet Sign Christmas Ornaments
These little pallet signs from The Crafted Sparrow are so cute, they’re perfect for brightening up your tree, your work from home space or your mantle. They also make excellent gifts in lieu of Christmas cards.
12. Popsicle Stick Elf Craft
We don’t know how the elf on the shelf is going to go about his work of checking on kids and reporting to Santa amidst all the restrictions this year. But you can still have fun with this simple craft stick elf craft at home!
13. Santa Hat Homemade Christmas Ornament
This craft from BuggyandBuddy.com is the perfect Christmas craft for toddlers and preschoolers using popsicle sticks and cotton balls!
14. Craft Stick Santa
What’s the easiest way to identify Santa – other than his roly poly tummy? His red hat and white beard, of course! This project from Easy Peasy and Fun is a fun Santa craft, and we love how the lopsided googly eyes look!
15. Popsicle Stick Gingerbread Man
The Gingerbread man is just one of the most fun symbols of Christmas celebrations – there’s a naughty side to him! Why don’t we give him some company with a little gingerbread girl and boy pair craft?
16. Popsicle Stick Snowman Hat Ornament
Uh oh, Frosty the snowman’s missing his hat! Well, maybe we can make one for him, thanks to this craft project from Fireflies and Mudpies! Love the use of buttons and felt on this one!
17. Popsicle Stick Snowman Craft
Snowmen are usually round and stocky, but we’ve got some skinny guys today – made with craft sticks! They’re pretty stylish too, what with their colored buttons, pipe cleaner scarves and chic hats!
18. Popsicle Stick Pom Pom Star Ornament
Stars are usually placed at the top of the tree, but that doesn’t mean you can’t place them elsewhere. Kids Craft Room shows us how to make some cute star ornaments out of Popsicle sticks, decorated with pom poms for that extra flair.
19. DIY Popsicle Stick Snowflake Ornament
Whether you’re having a white Christmas or not, you can always have fun with snowflakes! Try this simple Popsicle stick snowflake ornament that’s super easy to make and fun to embellish!
20. Craft Stick Fireplace Ornament
We can’t get over how cute this little fireplace craft from I Heart Crafty Things is! This is also a great project for kids to think about the different ways to use various art supplies – felt for the stockings, tissue paper for the fire or brown paper for firewood.
21. Popsicle Stick Nutcracker Ornament
Ah, the Nutcracker, a Christmas classic! Fireflies and Mudpies celebrates this timeless icon with a nutcracker craft that looks quite sophisticated and elegant. Would make a great gift too!
22. Popsicle Stick Window Craft
Popsicle sticks seem made for this cute craft from Little Bins for Little Hands! This is a great project for little ones, as they figure out how to make a window from sticks. You can use plaid or any other red patterned paper for the background.
23. Popsicle Stick Car and Truck Ornaments
So how are you bringing home the tree this year? In a car, or a truck? Whatever your choice is, Fun Loving Families has your back with these fun vehicles to transport your little mini trees!
24. Popsicle Stick Nativity Ornament
The manger or nativity scene is usually a large project, taking up space on a flat surface. However, Kid Friendly Things to Do figures out a way to make a compact version of this, with a lovely little nativity ornament craft.
25. Popsicle Stick Skis Ornament
Wish the virus was gone and you could go out skiing? Well we wish so too, but till this happens, we can have some fun making mini skis from Clean and Scentsible and turning it into a fun ornament to hang on the tree!
Looks like you’ll have to make sure you have quite a bunch of Popsicle sticks for all these crafts! Get the plain ones, which are more versatile, and go for the regular size, unless you’re planning on something awesome like a jumbo gingerbread house model! In that case, do share your finished pictures with us!
My son absolutely loves popsicles. It would be fun to use those typically thrown out popsicle sticks to some good use in an activity. I’ll definitely be trying these out.
Thanks for sharing! 🙂
These will be perfect to try out during Christmas break!
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