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Learning Activities With Popsicle Sticks
Are you ready to do some fun and learning activities with popsicle sticks? If you want to merge education with fun, then you are at the right place. We are here with some amazing popsicle sticks craft that will be adored by your little ones as these are fun to play with and will be loved by parents as they teach something to your kids.
Popsicles are delicious and kids love them and so do adults but do you know there are many ways to use popsicle sticks and make something fun and entertaining out of them, if you are interested in popsicle stick crafts then you came to the right place, we have numerous popsicle sticks activities which you can do with your little kids, these activities aren’t just fun but also educational and kids can learn a lot through them. There are so many crafts we gathered in this article, such as tally mark learning, reading & writing word activity, counting puzzles craft, balancing game activity, color match activity, and chain reaction, and many more to let your kid explore the new things are have a grip on his motor activities also.
So, without any further delay let’s check out these amazing popsicle sticks activities and crafts.
Fun & Learning Activities With Popsicle Sticks
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Fun To Make Popsicle Abacus Craft For Kids
Math is a pretty tricky and difficult subject, especially for young kids, those difficult math questions are hated by almost every kid but not anymore, abacus can help kids in solving tricky questions in a minute, it can make addition, subtraction, and other math operations easier, here we present you the popsicle sticks abacus it works just like a normal abacus and it’s colorful and pretty. Click on the link above to get step by step tutorial.
Tally Mark Learning with Popsicle Sticks & Clips
Popsicle sticks and cloth pins can create some fun crafts together like this tally mark activity, it is a fun and interesting way to learn math, and along with math it will also improve your child’s fine motor skills, it is easy to make and play craft so click on the link above to get to know how to make and play with these tally mark popsicle sticks.
Pattern Activities Using Popsicle & Clothespin
It is very important to teach kids about colors and patterns at a young age because they can understand everything much better when their brain is developing, this color pattern activity will help in improving your child’s concentration and motor skills. In this activity, they need to arrange cloth pins on popsicle sticks in a particular pattern, if you liked the idea then get the details of this activity by clicking the above link.
Brain Puzzles Craft Idea For Kindergartners
Brain puzzles are the best way to keep your kids engaged in something that would also help in their brain development, craft sticks puzzles are a must-try if your kids love solving tricky questions. You can make many different level crafts stick puzzles that are age appropriate. Playing with these craft stick puzzles will polish their problem-solving skills and will make them intelligent.
Easy Reading & Writing Word Activity
A new way to learn reading and writing is a wonderful activity to teach your child reading and writing, write some easy words on popsicle sticks and ask them to read those then arrange alphabets to make the word and then ask them to write the word and be done. The first step will improve their reading, the second step will help them in learning spelling and the third will improve their handwriting. Three targets with a single arrow.
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Initial Plaque Craft With Popsicle Sticks
Creative room decor with popsicle sticks and paint is every mom’s dream as it is inexpensive, easy to make, less messy, and can keep kids engaged in something fun. This adorable popsicle stick initial plaque is one of the cutest crafts to make with your little ones, write the initial letter of their names on these plaques and use these as room decor or hang them on the door of the bedroom, to get further details of this craft to click on the link above.
Letter Recognition Craft Project For Kindergartners
If your kids are in kindergarten, then this is the perfect time to introduce upper- and lower-case letters to them, this fun activity with popsicle sticks will help kids in letter recognition and will make it easier for them to study upper- and lower-case letters. Just cut the popsicle sticks into 2 pieces from the middle and on one side write the upper case of an alphabet and on one write the lower case scramble all sticks and then ask them to match the upper- and lower-case letters of the same alphabet and done. It is suitable for kids between the age of 3 to 6 years,
Easy Subject & Predicate Writing Game For Kids
It is difficult for young kids to make full sentences and learning English can also be a little troublesome but you can make it easier for your kids with these subject and predicate writing games, in this you need two colored popsicle sticks and one colored stick you have to write subject and on other color sticks predicate needs to be written and then scramble all the sticks and let your kids arrange correct subject and predicate with each other, it is a great craft for kids above 3 years of age.
Simple Stem Activity With Craft Sticks & Clothespin
A little building game for little engineers, this fantastic popsicle sticks building game will be a huge hit with kids. Kids can build bridges, buildings, different shapes, and whatnot, and these structures can be used to decorate their bedrooms. If you liked this interesting idea, then don’t forget to click on the link above to get a tutorial on how to make and play with these.
Make Your Colorful Stars With Popsicle Sticks
These are some adorable boomerangs, but these are quite unique as they will not return to you like real boomerangs will explode when they touch the target, and it is super fun to play with them. These just resemble the shape of a boomerang but are quite different from those. These are bright, colorful and pretty so if you want to make some exploding boomerangs for your little ones then we got the tutorial for you, just click on the link above.
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DIY Memory Game Craft Using Paper
This is an adorable craft to make, these mini paper popsicle crafts are used to play a fun memory game where kids need to remember which popsicle has what design, and every popsicle has the same back design only the front is different if you want to try out this game you can get full details of this wonderful craft by clicking the link below the above picture.
Fun Magnetic Popsicle Sticks Craft
Kids love showing their artistic side on walls but sometimes it becomes pretty difficult to clean that adorable art, I know parents clean that cute art with heavy hearts, but they have to in case to maintain the beauty of the walls, but this magnetic popsicle sticks craft will take you out of this trouble. Now kids can make whatever they want to on walls and it wouldn’t be a headache to clean the walls as these popsicle sticks can easily be removed. If you are curious to know more about this craft, then satisfy your curiosity by clicking on the above link and getting details of this craft.
Fun & Learning Counting Puzzles Craft
Art and counting both can be included in a single craft if your little ones are afraid of numbers but love painting then you should give this fun craft a try, tape a few popsicle sticks together write the number on each stick and then paint some beautiful arts with your kids on these popsicle sticks, they can learn counting which painting and later these can be used as a room decor. It is a suitable craft for kids above 3 years of age.
Color Matching Garden Craft For Fine Motor Skills
Making this popsicle stick color-matching garden has many benefits for young kids, it improves toddlers’ fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, counting, sorting, and in strengthening their color concept. This color-matching garden can also be used as home decor and can be used to teach kids about colors and counting. Click on the link above to get the tutorial on how to make this adorable color-matching garden.
Math Learning Craft Using Popsicle Stick
Math can become fun when you introduce fun characters in it like Mr. Alligator who only faces his mouth towards the greater number, this is an interesting way to teach kids about ” greater than less than”. You can make Mr. Alligator’s mouth with green colored popsicle sticks and then write 2 numbers on a piece of paper and leave some space between the number where the alligator’s face can be put, then ask kids to put the mouth of Mr. Alligator towards the greater number and done.
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Xylophone Color Matching Activity For Preschoolers
The xylophone is fun to play with, xylophones is basically a musical instrument that usually consists of two rows of wooden bars of different lengths, you play it by hitting these bars with two small hammers. How about a homemade xylophone game, sounds interesting right? In this game, we use popsicle sticks as little hammers, kids need to match the same color mallets with the same color keys and this game will help your child in learning more about colors and musical instruments. If you liked this idea, then you can click on the link above to get the tutorial.
Easy To Make Farm Animal Craft
Doesn’t this small farm world look interesting? I am sure it does. Kids are curious about everything, especially about animals and nature and this fun activity will surely satisfy their curiosity. In this craft activity, you can make your own small farm world with your kids, and trust me it is fun to do so. You can use this farm as a decor in your home too after your kids are done playing, click on the link above to get the tutorial on how to make this small farm world.
Balancing Game Activity For Kids
One of the best games to play with your kids during leisure time, this balancing game is super fun and enjoyable. While playing this I am sure you’ll hear your kids giggling every second because the level of excitement in this game is top-notch. In this game, people have to balance popsicle sticks on top of the hemisphere platform. For step-by-step tutorials on how to make the platform and how to play this game click on the link below the above image.
Learning Weekday Craft Idea For Preschoolers
Learning the names of the days of the week and arranging them in order is an extremely important skill a child should learn at an early age, if you struggle to teach your kids about the days of the week then this popsicle stick activity can help you out. Write the names of days on different color sticks and scramble them up and then let your kids arrange those in the correct order, you can also color Saturday and Sunday with the same color to indicate that they are weekends.
Letter Matching Craft Activity With Popsicle Stick
If you want to teach your kids about upper- and lower-case letters then this is an ideal activity for you to do with your little kids, you just need to write upper- and lower-case letters on the same color stick and mix them up and ask kids to match upper- and lower-case letters of a particular letter with each other. Isn’t this easy? If you found this craft interesting, then check out the link above for more details.
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Build a Bridge With Popsicle Sticks & Clothespins
Popsicle sticks and cloth pins together can make a variety of things like bridges, chairs, and even animals, you can make some cute stuff with your kids with popsicle sticks and cloth pins, colored popsicle sticks will make it more fun to play with. This activity will develop their fine motor skills, and problem-solving skills and will strengthen their visualization, the suitable age group of kids to do this activity is 3 to 10 years.
Fun & Simple Snowball Sculptures Craft Activity
With this fun activity you can make snowmen and crafts with snowballs in summer too, these snowballs, in reality, are Styrofoam balls and with these balls, kids can make sculptures of their choice, this activity will give wings to their imagination and will improve their hand-eye coordination, it will also satisfy kids’ building interest and who knows your kid can be the next architecture.
DIY Newton’s Cradle Science Project
Newton’s cradle is a fun and enjoyable craft to learn science while playing, it can be a little difficult to teach young kids about science and how science is involved in our daily life but by doing fun activities like these kids can easily understand difficult and tricky subjects, you can click on the link above and get the tutorial on how to make and play with Newton’s cradle.
Popsicle Sticks Name Puzzle Activity
We cannot hide the fact that kids love solving puzzles but sometimes it is either difficult to find an age-appropriate puzzle or the puzzle sets are expensive, but no worries we are here with an age-appropriate and super inexpensive puzzle idea, this popsicle sticks name puzzle can be adapted according to kids’ age, if your kids are pretty young you can write easy name on popsicle sticks and if they are old enough to read complex words then you can add little difficult words too, so if you liked the idea make these today.
Learning Shapes Game Activity For Kids
Learning about shapes is fun and interesting for young kids, and if your kid is also curious about shapes then you can play this shape-matching game to satisfy their curiosity and teach them something new. It is an extremely easy game to make and play, kids just need to match the correct shape to the correct popsicle sticks, and done. This is suitable to play with kids between the age groups 2.5 to 5.
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Learning Word Craft Using Popsicle Sticks
Learning sight words is the first step kids take in the world of reading, sight words are the words that are taught through memorization, they are the common words used in books, and learning these is the first step towards reading, playing this game will improve your kid’s fluency and will help them in reading faster, check out the link above to get to know how to play this fun game, you can include more and difficult words according to your kid’s age.
How to Make Geometric Shapes Using Popsicle Stick
Now teaching kids about shapes like hexagons and octagons isn’t a difficult and tiring task with this entertaining activity, kids can make shapes of their choice with popsicle sticks and you can also color popsicle sticks to make this activity more interesting and colorful. Later you can teach them about the names of shapes and which shape has how many sides. Building shapes with popsicle sticks will give your kid a sense of achievement and will boost their self-confidence, so you should definitely do this activity with your kids.
Number Puzzle Craft Using Popsicle Sticks
This is a fun, easy, and inexpensive activity to do with little ones, if your kid has just stepped into the world of numbers then they would love this number puzzle activity, doing this will improve their concentration, and critical thinking and will develop their motor skills. This number puzzle will also keep them engaged for a long time, it also messes free and noise-free activity to do.
Popsicle Stick & Clothespin Colour Match Activity
There is no fun way to introduce numbers and colors to toddlers as with simple but fun and engaging activity. This fun game of arranging cloth pins on colored popsicle sticks is a new and unique way to play with numbers and colors, you can check out the link above to get the details of how to do this popsicle stick activity, it is suitable for young kids who are starting to learn about numbers and colors.
Popsicle Sticks Button Craft For Kids
Buttons are almost present in every household, and this craft is one of the fun ways to use buttons to play, in this game kids are supposed to arrange a particular color button on the same color popsicle stick, this activity can improve their sorting and matching skills and will also improve their fine motor skills. This activity is suitable for kids of more than 3 years.
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Number Hunt Craft Activity For Preschoolers
This is one of the most fun ways to use popsicle sticks, you can hide these sticks anywhere in your house and ask your kids to find them and arrange them in order before time runs out. You can hide these anywhere depending on your kid’s age, if they are very young then you can hide this somewhere where these can be spotted easily. Playing with these hide-and-seek sticks can develop kids’ motor skills and will make them active. So, what are you waiting for? let’s make these.
Math Fact Dominoes Craft Idea
This craft is called math dominoes with popsicle sticks, these are easy to make and you don’t need many craft supplies to make this craft. If you want your kid to learn math in the easiest possible way then this is the one for you, playing with these math dominoes popsicle sticks can improve your kid’s planning skills and concentration. For more information about this craft, you can click the link above.
Maths Learning Craft Activity For Kindergartners
These fancy sticks can either be used to learn math or you can play other games like dominoes with these. These are colorful and fancy and hence can attract kids, the adorable stars are the cherry on top of these fancy sticks. Playing with kids with these sticks can help them in learning math and can also boost their self-confidence by getting right answers. You can discover new ideas with your little kids to play with these as it is a versatile craft, so make these today.
Learn The Numbers With Fun Sticky Craft
Counting is fun when you know how to convert it into a game, these counting sticks are perfect to take young kids into the world of numbers, the sticks are magnetic and kids can attach paper pins to them, making sticks colorful to make them look cuter and prettier. If you are a play schoolteacher, then you should definitely give these a try. get the full tutorial on how to make and use these by clicking the link above. The suitable age group of kids to play with counting sticks is above 3 years.
Rounding Numbers Activity Using Popsicle Sticks
Some toddlers love math but most of them find math tricky and tiring you can always sprinkle little fun on studies with these crafts. Here with these rounding numbers to the nearest sticks you can teach kids how to round off numbers in an entertaining way. You can get a detailed tutorial on this craft by clicking the link above.
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Simple Counting Game Craft Ideas For Classroom
Kids are always moving from here to there; they always want to experiment with something new and are always full of energy so why not play a fun game where they can move a lot and can also experiment with this new game grab and move, they have to pick 2 sticks from different jars and then need to do whatever is written on sticks, this will develop their motor skill and can also improve their reading and counting. According to the age of your kid, you can always make changes in the game and can easily adapt for older or younger kids.
Vowel Sound Stick Craft For Learning
An easy and fun way to teach kids about vowels, it can be a little difficult to teach young kids English but with crafts, you can always make study time fun. These vowel sound sticks will surely help you in teaching kids about vowels and their sounds. Also, the pictures under every vowel will make them understand how to pronounce different words. Making these vowel sound sticks for your kids will help them in pronouncing words better and will make them fluent. The perfect craft for little English learners.
Chain Reaction Craft With Popsicle Sticks
We know that parents prefer crafts that are mess free and while making those kids won’t produce noise but sometimes it’s fun to do or make crafts that are different, fun, something that kids love watching, and something which can become a fun part of their childhood, this craft is called exploding popsicle sticks and it is an easy peasy craft to make and it is kids friendly, you can check out the link above to get tutorial and using colored popsicle sticks will make it more fun. The suitable age group of kids to make and play with exploding popsicle sticks is above 5 years.
Minion Puzzle Craft Idea For Kids
Puzzles are fun to solve and can keep a child engaged for long enough, solving puzzles also helps in the development of the brain and critical thinking in young kids. This minion puzzle is the perfect boredom buster for kids, it is cute and easy to solve, and if you want kids to learn while playing this is an ideal craft for you to make. The suitable age group of kids to solve this puzzle is above 2 years.
Learning Grammer Activity With Crafts Sticks
Learning a language is difficult and especially the grammar part, but you can make it easier by converting grammar lessons into playtime you would ask how? The answer is Grammar cups craft, you can write nouns, verbs, and adjectives examples on popsicle sticks and mix them up together and then ask them to put nouns, verbs, and adjectives in their cups respectively and whenever they choose a popsicle stick, ask them to make a sentence with the word written on it. Now your grammar lesson has been converted into playtime.
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Tactile Counting Activities For Classroom
Being able to tell how many rhinestones or any other objects are present simply by touching is another important learning that is required for kids to learn especially young kids, these tactile counting popsicle sticks will help your little ones in counting things by touching and it will play an important part in their education and learning and will be extremely beneficial for their personal growth. You can check out the link above to get the tutorial to make these tactile counting popsicle sticks.
We hope you liked these fun and educational popsicle sticks crafts, now kids can learn things like counting, math operations, painting, color coordination, etc. while playing and doing something they love. Doing these activities will increase your kid’s attention span and hand-eye coordination. You should definitely give these a try. Don’t forget to check out more fun crafts from our website and give your feedback in the comment section below. Visit us again
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