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Easy Popsicle Stick Puppet Crafts

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Craft aid kids’ creativity. But finding suitable craft activities according to the age group of your child can be quite hard. That’s when popsicle stick craft came to our rescue. Kids of all age groups adore a good popsicle craft. Check out the range of craftworks available here and spend quality time with your kid while making them.
While some of these are easy to make on their own, some crafts may require a little help. With diverse categories of crafts, you can select which one suits your kid best. Whether it is animal puppets, bird puppets, bookmarks, puppet sets, or Halloween creatures, you can make them all using popsicle sticks.

Easy Popsicle Stick Animal Puppet Crafts

Easy Popsicle Stick Puppet Crafts

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Ribbon Lion Craft for Kids

Easy Ribbon Lion Popsicle Stick Craft for Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Easy Peasy And Fun

Cut two circles with the help of scissors out of yellow cardstock paper. Stick two googly eyes and draw a mouth and snot over one of them. Glue the face on a craft stick. Cut ribbons of the same length and make a loop of them. Paste these ribbons on the back of the lion’s face. Stick the second yellow card on the back. Your little Ribbon Lion Puppet is ready!
Help kids with their creativity. Suitable for children of lower primary age.

Cute Animal Puppets Craft Using Popsicle Sticks

Cute Animal Puppets Craft Using Popsicle Sticks

Image Source/Tutorial: Allfreekidscrafts

Take eight mini craft sticks and paste six of them together vertically. Now, stick two of them horizontally to make the base for the puppets. Paint the ground according to the animal. Now, take colorful craft foam and draw the elements of the animals (like wings for owls). Cut them out and paste them over the base to complete your animal. Finally, paste the animal bases on green popsicle sticks.
Kids will need help to complete this activity. It will enhance their creativity.

Popsicle Sticks Animal Puppet for Kids

Easy Popsicle Sticks Animal Puppet for Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Crayola

A new activity during the vacation will help your child stay cheerful throughout the day. A lower primary child can make these with small help.
Paint the popsicle sticks according to the animal. On colorful construction paper, draw the ears, face, and hairs. Cut them out and assemble them on the popsicle sticks. Add the remaining details on the popsicle sticks with the help of color markers. Your cute little animal puppets are ready!

Adorable Animal Face Popsicle Stick Craft

Adorable Animal Face Popsicle Stick Craft

Image Source/Tutorial: Fun Science

Draw the elements for sheep, bear, cow, frog, dog, and lion on different colored craft papers and cut them out. Assemble the body and hair of sheep, the ears and mouth of the bear, and the hair and nose of the lion. Add googly eyes to the animals and draw the mouth and additional details with a marker. Attach popsicle sticks to the back of all the animals to complete the craft.

Simple Animal Face Popsicle Puppet Craft

Simple & Easy Animal Face Popsicle Puppet Stick Craft For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Pinterest

Color the popsicle sticks according to the color of the animal. Draw three oval shapes on colored craft papers and cut them out. Now, cut out ears and attach them to the head. Add a mouth to the panda and draw eyes with a marker. Attach horns to the giraffe and teeth to the elephant. Draw the additional details and patterns with markers.

Cute Farm Animals Puppet Set for Kids

Cute Farm Animals Puppet Set for Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: The Joy Sharing

This craft is easy to follow for a pre-schooler.
Paint the popsicle sticks pink, brown, and white. Cut out the shape for ears and mouth from foam sheets and paste them on the horse stick. Glue pink button for pig’s mouth, and black button for dog’s mouth. Add brown thread to the horse and draw black patches on the dog. Paste googly eyes on the animals.

Popsicle Stick Farm Animals Puppets Craft

Easy Popsicle Stick Farm Animals Puppets Craft For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Real Life At Home

Trace the animal patterns on colored cardstock and a head separately and cut them out. Attach the head to the base cardstock. Draw the eyes, nose, and other details of the animal with the help of markers. Now, your animal base is complete. Make other animal bases using a similar method. Paste these bases on popsicle sticks. Trace the barn pattern on another cardstock and cut it out. Now, stick the barn cutouts together to complete the activity.

Small Fox Craft Using Popsicle Stick

Small Fox Craft Using Popsicle Stick

Image Source/Tutorial: Frugal Mom Eh

Trace the body, head, tail, and 2 feet patterns on the orange craft paper. Trace the inner patterns on different craft papers. Cut all of the traced patterns and assemble them in the form of a fox. Now, draw eyes and remaining details with the help of a marker. Once your fox is ready, Paste it on a popsicle stick to complete the puppet.
Children of pre-primary can complete this activity with an adult’s help.

Easy Animal Spring Puppet Craft for Kids

Easy Animal Spring Puppet Popsicle Stick Craft for Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Big Family Blessings

Want to experience summer early? Make these cute spring puppets and have some fun in the process!
Trace the head, body, and other puppet pieces on colored paper. Cut the pieces out and assemble them according to the animal. For Lamb, stick head, legs, and hairpiece. Similarly, for Chick and Bunny, stick all the pieces together to complete your animals. Draw the remaining details with a marker. Now, attach the puppets to the popsicle sticks. And, your activity is complete.

Cat Puppet Family Craft With Popsicle Sticks

Cat Puppet Family Craft With Popsicle Sticks

Image Source/Tutorial: Easy Crafts For Kids

Trace the cat patterns on colorful craft papers and use different colored papers for the spots. Cut them all out. Now, attach the tail and marks on the body of the cat. Stick two leg cutouts on the bottom of the cat’s body. Similarly, craft the other two cats. For a kitten, take the size of the body shorter than the rest two. Now, paste the cat bodies on the popsicle sticks, and you have your own Cat Family.

Family Pig Puppet Craft With Paper

Easy Family Pig Puppet Popsicle Stick Craft With Paper For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Easy-crafts-for-kids

Trace the pig patterns on colorful craft papers and use different colored papers for the nose, bow tie, inner ear, and blush. Cut them all out. Stick two leg cutouts on the bottom of the pig’s body and assemble the other parts on the head and body. Similarly, craft the other two pigs. Now, paste the pig bodies on the popsicle sticks, and your adorable little pig family is ready!

Easy Popsicle Stick Bird Puppet Crafts

Little Bird Popsicle Sticks Puppet Craft

Little Bird Popsicle Sticks Puppet Craft

Image Source/Tutorial: Simple at Home

This activity is suitable for a pre-primary kid. It will help their creative skills.
Cut bird shapes from the construction paper. Now, pick up some markers and draw details on the birds. Colour your craft sticks to make them look attractive. Paste your birds on the craft sticks and add feathers for decoration on the tail and head region. The little birds are now ready to play.

Bunny and Duck Puppet Pair Craft for Kids

Easy Bunny and Duck Puppet Pair Popsicle Stick Craft for Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Educatall

Paint the Popsicle sticks white and pink. Now, cut out the shapes for the puppet heads and two small triangles for the beak. Paste the beak and eyes to the puppet head and draw Bunny’s ears and nose using a pink marker. Attach the head on the popsicle sticks and wrap the chenille stems around the popsicle sticks. Make sure to leave a loop at each end to create the Bunny’s arms and the Duckling’s wings. 

Silly Bird Puppet Craft

Silly Bird Puppet Craft

Image Source/Tutorial: Housingaforest

It is a simple and mess-free craft for pre-schoolers. Here’s how to make it:
Cut the strips of colorful tape. Make a circle out of cardboard and cover this circle with colored tape. Now, paste this cardboard circle on a popsicle stick. Paste the colored paper strips to the back of the circle to make the bird’s feathers. Attach googly eyes and a beak to complete the bird. Curl the ends of the paper strips.

Simple Crow Puppets Family Craft

Simple & Easy Crow Puppets Family Popsicle Stick Craft For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Crafts By Amanda

The craft will help in enhancing the creativity of children. This simple craft crow puppet family is suitable for a lower primary kid.
Colour the popsicle sticks black. Now, make bows from scrapbook paper. Attach googly eyes and beaks with craft glue. Add a bow and a hat. Attach black feathers to the crow family.

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Owls Stick Puppet Crafts Using Paper

Owls Stick Puppet Crafts Using Paper

Image Source/Tutorial: Hello Wonderful

Draw an owl on colored construction paper. Draw an eight shape, two small triangles (for the nose), two wings (leaf shape), and feet (a branch shape) on different color paper. Then cut all the parts and stick them together. Add a popsicle stick to the back of the paper owl and draw the details with a marker. Make other owls with the same process.

Parrot-Themed Craft With Feathers

Easy Parrot-Themed Popsicle Stick Craft With Feathers For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Diys.com

A simple craft for kids to make. A pre-schooler can make this bird puppet with a little help.
Take colored construction paper and outline the bird on it. Cut the bird out and paste some colored feathers over the bird. Attach a popsicle to stick behind the bird to make the bird puppet. Now, draw the eye and outline the bird figure with a marker. Follow the procedure to make another bird puppet.

Penguin Puppet Craft Activity

Penguin Puppet Craft Activity

Image Source/Tutorial: Simple Everyday Mom

This stick craft will be perfect for a winter theme. With simple steps, you can make your penguin puppets. Help the pre-schoolers in completing the craft.
Draw the figure of penguins on white cardstock, and use crayons and markers to color the penguins. Cut out the penguins and paste a jumbo popsicle stick to the backside of the penguin. Your cute penguin couple is ready!

Spring Chicken Popsicle Craft

Easy Spring Chicken Popsicle Stick Craft For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Pop Goes The Page

Draw the bird’s body and wings, color them with markers, and cut them out. Paste a jumbo craft stick to the back of the bird’s body and leave some space above the craft stick. Next, fold each wing downwards then attach the wings to the body with long pieces of tape. Now stick an additional piece of tape over the bird’s back and wings. Add feathers. Finally, tape the short end of a flexible straw to the underside of each wing close to the wingtips.

Handprint Butterfly Craft Idea

Handprint Butterfly Craft Idea

Image Source/Tutorial: One Little Project

Fold the piece of construction paper in equal half. Trace an outline around the kid’s handprint on the folded edge, and cut it out. Open the paper handprint and color a pattern on both sides of the butterflies. Cut a pipe cleaner and fold it in half, and roll both ends in a spiral. Paste the pipe cleaner on a popsicle stick and attach pom-poms under the pipe cleaner. Add googly eyes on the pom-pom and the handprints on the back of the stick.

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Angry Birds Puppet Craft For Kids

Easy Angry Birds Puppet Popsicle Stick Craft For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: The Joy Sharing

Cut the shape of eyes, eyebrows, beak, and hair from cardstock paper. Glue the eyes, eyebrows, beak, and hair on color craft sticks. Draw additional detailing with a marker, and your angry bird is ready! Make other birds using the same procedure.
This is suitable for kids from pre-school. A little help would be required for cutting out the shapes from the cardstock.

Bee Puppet Craft Step By Step

Bee Puppet Craft Step By Step

Image Source/Tutorial: The Craft Train

Paint a yellow head and some stripes, ending the lines halfway down your craft stick. Put black color in between the yellow paint streaks. Cut the tissue paper into squares, roll them horizontally, and fold them in half. Now, twist them to make wings. Make antennae from cardstock and stick antennae and wings on the back of the craft stick. Draw the additional details with a black marker.

Easy Popsicle Stick Christmas Puppet Crafts

Popsicle Stick Santa Craft For Christmas

Easy Popsicle Stick Santa Puppet Craft For Christmas

Image Source/Tutorial: Arty Crafty Kids

Paint the popsicle stick red. Trace the hat and nose onto red card stock. Now, attach the nose and mustache to the beard, white hat rim, and a small white pom-pom onto the red hat. Glue all the components on the popsicle stick to create Santa’s face. Cut a small strip of black ribbon and secure it to the stick. Finally, attach a small square of yellow paper to the belt and draw additional details with a marker.

Superhero Popsicle Stick Craft Idea

Superhero Popsicle Stick Craft Idea

Image Source/Tutorial: Gluedtomycraftsblog

Paint the jumbo and mini popsicle sticks with the color of the suit. Now, cut out a triangle, a rectangle, and a small belt from craft paper. Add eyes to the mask piece and assemble all the pieces to the jumbo popsicle stick. Add the arm to the jumbo popsicle stick and glue beards and hats to the puppets. Draw additional details with markers and attach stickers for extra decorations.

Quick & Easy to Make Christmas Puppet Crafts

Quick & Easy to Make Christmas Puppet Popsicle Stick Crafts For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Mas And Pas

Cut triangles from different color cards and secure the popsicle stick to the back of each triangle. For Santa’s puppet, Make a face and add cotton wool to make a beard and mustache. Add a red pom-pom to complete the look. For an Elf, add some hair and ears to the face. For Reindeer, add eyes and a red pom-pom. Use some pipe cleaners to make antlers. Lastly, draw details with a marker.

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Santa Elf Footprint Puppet Craft

Santa Elf Footprint Puppet Craft

Image Source/Tutorial: Funhandprintartblog

During the Christmas season, this simple craft will keep the child engaged and allow them to learn something new.
Trace the kid’s footprints on construction paper and cut them out. Make the hat, belt, buckle, etc. on different papers. Now, assemble the cut-outs on the footprints and glue googly eyes. Draw additional details with markers to complete the Christmas craft.

Nativity Stick Crafts For Kids

Easy Nativity Stick Popsicle Stick Crafts For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Real Life At Home

Trace the shapes of Mary, Joseph, Baby Jesus, and a star in different color cardstock and cut them out. Stick a small circle on the baby Jesus puppet. Add hair, headscarf, and beard to Mary and Joseph’s stick puppet. Attach all the cut-outs to the popsicle sticks, including the star. Draw the eyes, nose, and mouth details with a marker

Christmas Elf Puppet Craft With Popsicle Sticks

Christmas Elf Puppet Craft With Popsicle Sticks

Image Source/Tutorial: Steampoweredfamily

Trace and cut the face, collar, hat, and mittens on different cardstocks. Glue 5 regular-sized, red craft sticks to a square piece of paper. Use the markers to draw some hair, a simple mouth, and rosy cheeks on the brown circle and attach the googly eyes. Attach arms and legs to the Elf’s body. Now, glue together the hat, collar, hat brim, and mittens to complete the Elf.

Easy Popsicle Stick Halloween Puppet Crafts

Halloween Fun Puppet Craft

Easy Halloween Fun Puppet Popsicle Stick Craft For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: K4 Craft

Draw the shape of a pumpkin and Frankenstein on colored cardstock paper. Trace nose, mouth, hands, hair, and eyebrow patterns on different color cardstocks. Cut them all out and arrange them to form the shape of characters. Now, attach a popsicle stick at the back of the characters. Take green craft papers and cut stripes from them. Fold and press them to form a pattern. Next, attach these stripes to make the arms and legs of your character.

Halloween Stick Bookmark Crafts

Halloween Stick Bookmark Crafts

Image Source/Tutorial: Real Life At Home

This craft is suitable for a pre-primary kid. The steps for completing this craft are:
Trace the ghost, pumpkin, and cat patterns on different color cardstock. Assemble the stem on top of the pumpkin paper. Now, attach the popsicle stick to the back of the pumpkin, ghost, and cat. Draw eyes, smile, and ears (for the cat) with a black marker. Your adorable Halloween Stick Puppets are ready!

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Easy Halloween Puppet Crafts for Kids

Easy Halloween Puppet Popsicle Stick Crafts for Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Mom Does Reviews

Trace the ghost, bat, witch, and cat patterns on craft papers and cut them out. Attach googly eyes to all of them. Add fangs and wings to the bat, belly, and nose to the cat, and hat, hair, and hands to the witch. Now, trace the pattern of the house to black cardstock paper. Add windows from yellow paper to complete the house. Draw additional details with markers and attach popsicle sticks to the puppets to make the puppet set.

Simple Halloween Craft Using Paper & Popsicle Sticks

Simple Halloween Craft Using Paper & Popsicle Sticks

Image Source/Tutorial: Mommy Made That

Trace the shape and elements of the characters on different cardstock papers and cut them out. Attach googly eyes and assemble all the components to shape the character. Draw the details with markers and paste a popsicle stick behind the characters to make a puppet. Now, trace the shape of the house. Add yellow windows to the house, and your Halloween puppet set is complete.

Easy Popsicle Stick Monster Craft

Easy Popsicle Stick Monster Craft For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Crafts By Amanda

Trace the shape of monster bodies and hair, claws, and antennas on colored construction paper. Cut them all out. Draw details with markers to customize the monsters. Now, assemble all the components to shape the monsters. After the monsters are the way you wish, paste jumbo popsicle sticks to the back of the monsters to make puppets. You can make different shapes and sizes for the monsters and can use different elements to customize them.

Cute Little Halloween Popsicle Stick Puppet Crafts

Cute Little Halloween Popsicle Stick Puppet Crafts

Image Source/Tutorial: Messy Little Monster

This craft is suitable for pre-primary kids. Parents can help them in cutting out and gluing components.
Trace the shape of a ghost, bat, and pumpkin on cardstock paper. Cut these shapes out and paint them according to the colors. Draw eyes, mouth, and other details on paper and paste them on the original shapes. Paste a popsicle stick to the back of the shapes to complete the puppet.

Little Bat Halloween Puppet Party Craft

Easy Little Bat Halloween Popsicle Stick Puppet Party Craft For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Big Family Blessings

Trace bat shapes on different colored craft papers. Draw wings, head, lower body, inner ears, fangs, and eyes. Cut all the components out. Glue the inner ears and eyes to the head and use a marker to draw a mouth and attach the fangs. Draw a pattern on the wings with a black marker and paste the lower body and head together. Now, glue a popsicle stick to the bat to complete the puppet.

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Easy Popsicle Stick Puppet Miscellaneous Crafts

Fun Popsicle Stick Puppet Theater Craft

Fun Popsicle Stick Puppet Theater Craft

Image Source/Tutorial: Crafts By Amanda

Make a stage opening from a cereal cardboard box and paint it. Next, make a half circle, color it, and draw a design. Make curtains from old clothing and design them. Paste the half circle on top of the stage and glue curtains in front of the stage. Cut out little clothes from fabric and paste them onto popsicle sticks. Attach googly eyes and make hands from mini sticks. Draw the theme on white paper and stick it to the opening.

Sweet Girl Popsicle Stick Puppet Craft

Sweet Girl Popsicle Stick Puppet Craft For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Days

This craft is suitable for children in lower primary.
Attach two red popsicle sticks to form a ‘V’. Add another half-red stick to the bottom of V and paste two small popsicle sticks to make legs. Draw a face and hair on craft paper and cut them out. Assemble the head and arms to complete the structure of the doll. Attach googly eyes and draw details with markers.

Farm Scarecrow Craft With Popsicle Sticks

Farm Scarecrow Craft With Popsicle Sticks

Image Source/Tutorial: Messylittlemonster

Draw the scarecrow patterns, crow patterns, a pumpkin, maple leaf, and flowers on different colored craft sheets and cut them out. Assemble the pieces of the scarecrow to give it a shape. Now, connect the crow pieces and attach the googly eyes. Eventually, join the flowers and pumpkin elements to complete all the shapes. Attach popsicle sticks to the back of the shapes to make a little farm scarecrow craft.

DIY Space Puppet Craft With Popsicle Sticks

DIY Space Puppet Craft With Popsicle Sticks

Image Source/Tutorial: Mama Cheaps

Draw the Astronaut’s body, arms and leg parts, boots, suit, space shuttle, rocket, and a planet on different craft papers and cut them out. Assemble all the elements of the Astronaut and draw a face with a marker. Connect the space shuttle and rocket pieces. Now, paste popsicle sticks to the back of the planet, Astronaut, space shuttle, and rocket to complete the puppet set. Use some star stickers to enhance the story.

Superhero Puppet Set Craft for Kids

Superhero Puppet Set Craft for Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Sugar Spice And Glitter

A superhero day can make your little one smile. Help your kids in making this puppet set to enhance their crafting skills. This craft is suitable for kids in lower primary.
Draw the elements of all the superheroes. Cut the elements out and assemble them to shape your superhero. Daw additional details with markers. Now, add popsicle sticks behind these shapes to complete your puppets.

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