Easy Popsicle Stick Christmas Crafts for Kids of all Ages

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If you have been following Red Ted Art closely over the last few weeks, you will have seen that we have created a brand new collection of easy Popsicle Stick Christmas Crafts for kids of all ages. We have been saving our ice lolly sticks from the summers for a while now and it was TIME to get crafty with them and make some Craft Stick Crafts for the holiday season.


popsicle stick christmas crafts collection

So, join us for some red-nosed reindeer ornaments, angels, sleighs and snowmen.. and see our variety of adorable (and easy!) Popsicle Stick crafts for kids.

Handprint Popsicle Stick Crafts

Toddlers and preschoolers especially will love making this handprint and popsicle stick combination crafts for Christmas. We have a set of three different designs for you to check out. They make great keepsake crafts and Christmas decorations. Perfect for displaying on the fridge this holiday season.. or maybe make a set and turn them into a DIY holiday garland? Too cute!

handprint angels

Handprint & Popsicle Stick Angels

We do love a cute Angel Craft come Christmas and this Handprint Angel is one of our favourite. Handprints make such great keepsakes to cherish.. and it is surprising how quickly toddlers grow (and then their hands become too big!!!). So do make these together and gift them to grandparents this holiday season.

reindeer handprint

Handprint Reindeers

Of course we need a little Popsicle Stick Rudolph in our collection. After all reindeer crafts make wonderfully cute ornaments and gifts for relatives at Christmas. Especially, when it comes with a fabulous pom pom nose!

handprint gnomes with craft sticks

Handprint Gnomes

Handprints make great gnome beards, did you know?! Combine them with a point triangle popsicle stick hat.. and you have yourself an adorable Handprint Christmas Gnome!

Santa hat homemade christmas ornament

Whilst on the topic of “popsicle stick triangle crafts”.. let’ sneak in this super simple and cute popsicle stick santa hat homemade christmas ornament from Buggy & Buddy. Simply delightful in it’s simplicity!

Craft Stick Star Ornaments

add buttons to the craft sticks

Classic Craft Stick Stars

Popsicle stick star ornaments are of course a MUST! There are so many different ways you can make this classic recycled ornament craft and personalise it to you and your family. For starters, you can choose which colours to make your craft stick stars. You can leave them natural looking or paint them in all the colours of the rainbow. Then it is time to decorate.. will you add buttons, pom poms or sequens? Will you yarn wrap your star or leave it play. Oh the possibilities!! Simply dive into your craft box and see what you have to use up…

baby jesus ornaments for kids
Ribbons or baker’s twine are perfect for hanging your cute ornament

Craft Stick Nativity Star

And if you want to go the extra mile, why not revisit the nativity scene and turn your craft stick star into a Nativity Star, complete with a very simple Baby Jesus in a manger. Again, there is plenty of room for personalisation. Will you paint your nativity star yellow? Will you yarn wrap your star? Or will you keep it simple and focus on your paper Baby Jesus (made from very basic shapes, so easy for everyone to have a go!).

your craft stick santa
You could have fun with googly eyes too!

Popsicle Stick Star Santa

Well.. how cute is this Craft Stick Santa?! Such a fun Christmas Tree Ornament to make. I think it would be great little keepsake gift for kids to make too! Our little Santa Star ornament just needs a ribbon now for hanging.

More Popsicle Stick Ornaments

button snowflakes
One of our favourite popsicle stick Christmas ornaments from many years ago!

Button Popsicle Stick Snowflake Ornaments

Craft sticks or popsicle sticks make great snowflakes too. A wonderful recycled popsicle stick ornament to make with kids! We used ice lolly sticks from the summer. I glued the snowflakes shape in place (at the time, we didn’t have a hot glue gun.. so I used PVA glue the day before). The kids painted the basic popsicle stick snowflake white and later we added recycled buttons to them. So lovely.

Craft Stick Christmas Tree Ornament

There are several ways you can make craft stick Christmas Tree Ornaments. Fireflies and mudpies has a go at making trinagle Christmas Trees (these could so happily sit in my popsicle triangle collection above)! Or…

These craft stick trees make super cute ornaments

Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree Ornaments version 2

… have a go at the Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree ornaments by One little project. Either lends themselves for lots of fun with embellishments, be it eco friendly glitter, stickers, pom poms or sequins.

pipe cleaner trees

Craft Stick & Pipe Cleaner Tree Ornament

Finally.. probably the simplest of all popsicle stick Christmas Tree Ornaments… combine a Craft Stick (as the tree trunk) with pipe cleaners (as the branches), add a loop of bakers twine, and you have yourself a basic Christmas Tree ornament! Then all you need, is some colorful pony beads and sorted. TOO CUTE! (and your preschooler will get to really practice their fine motor skills too!).

sledding season
These sleighs are wonderful popsicle stick Christmas ornaments!

Popsicle Stick Sled Ornaments

You are big fans of sledding.. then you simply HAVE to make these ridiculously gorgeous popsicle stick sleds from Clean & Scentsible! Such a fabulous theme for the holiday season. The craft stick sleds are ADORABLE and the perfect way to use craft sticks as “wooden slats”. And are the perfect Christams Tree Ornament or would look adorable as part of your gift wrap too. Love all the details, right down to the little jingle bells!

Other Popsicle Stick Christmas Crafts

craft stick house for christmas

Popsicle Stick Gingerbread House

The Printables Fairy has another great little idea for those craft stick slats… make a little Gingerbread House. How cute? You could place this next a fair door.. or have your Elf on the Shelf appear “via” this cute little house! She has a set of “sticker” printables to help you convert your little craft stick house, into a fabulously colorful Gingerbread house! They make a great decoration for the Christmas season!

Craft Stick Christmas Window

Little Bins for Little hands shows us how to make a super cute and easy Craft Stick Christmas Window! As you know, I am a great fan of basic shapes, and this is a wonderful one using squares and triangles. Also love the plaid design background. Perfect for the holidays!

Popsicle Stick Nutcracker Set

And how cute is this trio of Nutcracker ballet characters? Make a Mouse King, the ballerina and a Nutcracker with craft sticks!! Full info from Steam Sensational!

craft stick snowman

Popsicle Stick Snowman Craft

Finally, Artsy Craftsy Mom has some fabulous little popsicle stick snowmen to make! These would be a fun way to decorate some indoor plants during the holiday and winter season, or you could add them as gift tags to presents. Either way, they are super funa dn easy to make.

And as parting comment… don’t forget that popsicle sticks are great combined with other crafts – for example…

printable peek a boo christmas elf

…our little popsicle stick elf would find it much harder to “pop up”, if it wasn’t for the handy craft stick allowing this pop up mechanism to work. Oh and btw.. this is a FREE Christmas Printable. Isn’t it cute?!

Hope you enjoyed this collection of Popsicle Stick Christmas Crafts! Many of our readers, love checking out these Handprint Christmas Crafts next:

Hope you enjoyed this collection of Christmas Craft Stick Crafts!! See you again soon!

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