A birdhouse can be assembled out of ice pop sticks by organizing them in an alternating pattern until a cube is created. A roof can be added and an ice pop stick can be placed out of an opening as a perch for birds to sit on. This project should be done using ice pop sticks that are notched and intended for craft use.Continue Reading
The ice pop sticks should be placed together in a square pattern with the notches latching on to each other. The original square can be built on by building more squares on top of it and aligning all of the notches in a way that allows it to stick together. The ice pop sticks that are used in the vertical center of the birdhouse can be broken in half to make them shorter, allowing an opening for the birds to enter the birdhouse. The roof should be assembled using ice pop sticks that do not have notches and should be glued on to the top of the housing structure. A single ice pop stick should be glued to the bottom of the opening. The house structure can be painted to reach a desired color, but birds prefer natural colors as opposed to ones that are not seen in nature.Learn more about Crafts for Kids
You can make an airplane by gluing Popsicle sticks to a wooden clothespin and adding paint and sticker embellishments. Alternatively, if you want to make the airplane entirely out of craft sticks, you can omit the clothespin and simply glue five craft sticks together to make the body of the airplane.Full Answer >
Kids of all ages can use craft sticks to make fun decorative items and games, such as baskets, puzzles, paper lanterns, puppets and wreaths. The classic craft-stick basket is formed by laying sticks, end over end, in alternating rows. Young children can create simple square or triangle baskets to hold small toys and art supplies, while older kids may prefer creating more complex shapes, such as hexagons.Full Answer >
Make a fun, colorful hand fan by decorating a piece of paper, folding it back and forth in 1/2 inch sections, and gluing on craft sticks, such as popsicle sticks, for a handle. All you need is a piece of paper, wide wooden craft sticks, glue, tape and colored pencils.
To make a Popsicle stick bridge, cut gusset plates by slicing 14 2-inch squares from balsa wood using a utility knife, and build two trusses by taping seven gusset plates to a flat surface and attaching the sticks to the gussets using hot glue. Secure struts and braces to the top and bottom of the bridge with glue.Full Answer >