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Crafting is a great way to keep children engaged, help them use their imagination and give them something to do that does not involve electronics. It can also be a lot of fun for parents. What isn't so fun is how expensive crafting can get. Fortunately, there are many crafts you can make with affordable items like popsicle sticks. Oh, and they don't even have to use sticks from actual popsicles because you can buy wooden crafts sticks all over the place.

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It's actually pretty amazing how versatile popsicle sticks can be and how many things you can make out of them. You can even just hand a child a bunch of them and let them to decide what to make. But if you would like a bit of guidance, we got ya!

We've scoured the internet for some of the best popsicle stick crafts out there. The projects range in difficulty from easy peasy all the way up to projects to  make on your own because parents are totally allowed to craft alone. Enjoy!

Slice of watermelon, anyone? 1

Slice of watermelon, anyone?

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All it takes is some construction paper, glue, scissors and imagination to create a slice as fresh as this one.

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Yogurt + popsicle stick = YUM! 2

Yogurt + popsicle stick = YUM!

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Hey, edible crafts count too. Bonus: You can reuse the popsicle stick after you gobble up the frozen yogurt.

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You can also make calorie-free popsicles. 3

You can also make calorie-free popsicles.

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You can't eat it, but it's so cute.

Do you wanna build a snowman? 4

Do you wanna build a snowman?

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You don't even need snow to make this little man.

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Reindeer and angels are also an option. 5

Reindeer and angels are also an option.

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Who knew popsicle sticks were so holiday friendly?

A snake that moves! 6

This little snake can move and slither just like an actual snake.

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Let your kids make cute rides. 7

The school bus one is a perfect back-to-school craft.

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Check out these cute cars! 8

Cars movie fans will love this fun craft.

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A cute planter that can be gifted. 9

This is a sweet little gift perfect for teachers or abuelos.

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Make a forever bouquet. 10

This darling bouquet is made with cupcake liners.

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Create chic shelves everyone will admire. 11

Hang these on your wall and the compliments will flow.

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It's not a wood-burning stove. 12

It's a stove made out of wooden sticks!

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Turn paper plates into a tree. 13

An easy way to create a Christmas tree that can be decorated.

Create a canvas for your art. 14

Who says canvases have to be made of canvas?

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Make something useful. 15

Whimsical creations are fun, but you can also use your creativity to make something you will actually use.

 

The possibilities are endless. 16

Need a place to store your nail polish or makeup essentials? Make one out of popsicle sticks.

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Make something garden-worthy. 17

Create signs for your garden by gluing painted canning lids onto your sticks.

All the birds will be atwitter. 18

This bird condo is bound to be popular with the birdies.

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Carry a torch that won't burn. 19

No smoke, no actual fire, just fun.

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It's a card on a stick. 20

Not just a card on a stick, a card on a stick that looks like a popsicle.

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Flowers are always a beautiful choice. 21

You can't go wrong with a flower craft.

 

It actually floats. 22

Kids will love making a boat that they can later float in their bath.

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An ambitious project for windmill lovers. 23

This project isn't for little kids. It's something you would make when the kids are asleep.

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Wall art that is very on trend. 24

This arrow looks so stylish.

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A no. 2 pencil craft for the kids. 25

It's so adorable that you will want to hang it on your fridge.

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Z is for zebra art! 26

Letter art for the win!

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Add cheer with pom poms. 27

Give popsicle stick letters a color boost with pom poms.

 

Good apples get eaten to the core. 28

Such a clever apple craft.

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Caramel apples with kooky eyes are fun. 29

Warning: This might make your kids crave the real deal.

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What does the fox say? 30

The fox says crafting is fun.

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They're like little hashtag frames. 31

Another great gift idea for the abuelos.

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You can make his and hers scarecrows. 32

The only problem is that they are not at all scary.

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What's up, Doc? 33

This bunny puppet is perfect for Easter.

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Create craft stick spider webs. 34

Hang these up as Halloween decor.

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No green thumbs needed for this garden. 35

Oh, and this garden is also drought-resistant.

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One-of-a-kind snowflakes you make yourself. 36

You can create your very own snowflakes to hang on your walls.

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Pom pom caterpillars that will never change. 37

These caterpillars will never turn into butterflies and that's OK.

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a popsicle stick. 38

Let your superhero-loving child create their very own super popsicle sticks.

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Consider making a jewelry box. 39

Or a box to hold any kind of treasure.

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A fun craft for a birthday party. 40

These slime ball bracelets would make for a great birthday party activity.

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