20+ Popsicle Stick Christmas Crafts for Kids

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Are you ready to turn simple popsicle sticks into a winter wonderland of crafts? We’re here to spark your creativity with some amazing Popsicle Stick Christmas Crafts for Kids! These crafts are not just fun and easy; they’re a fantastic way to spend quality time together during the holiday season, creating decorations, gifts, and memories that will last a lifetime.

Popsicle sticks are like magic wands in the world of crafts – with just a little bit of imagination and some festive embellishments, they can transform into just about anything! From charming Christmas trees and sparkling snowflakes to adorable Santa Clauses and reindeer, the possibilities are endless. And the best part? These crafts are perfect for kids of all ages, making them ideal for family craft time.

Crafting Your Way to Christmas Joy

Our selection of popsicle stick Christmas crafts is designed to be as enjoyable as they are easy to make. We understand that crafting with kids means balancing simplicity with fun and learning. These crafts not only keep little hands busy but also help in developing fine motor skills, encouraging creativity, and providing a perfect opportunity for teaching about holiday traditions and stories.

Whether you have a stash of popsicle sticks saved up or you’re planning to enjoy some ice pops to gather your materials, these crafts are a great way to upcycle and get creative. Plus, they’re a budget-friendly way to decorate your home for Christmas, make personalized gifts for loved ones, or even create a unique set of ornaments for your tree.

Popsicle Stick Christmas Crafts for Kids

Popsicle Stick Gingerbread House Craft for Kids

Use popsicle sticks to craft your own adorable and delicious looking gingerbread house! A fun Christmas craft for kids of all ages!

Popsicle Stick Snowflake Craft for Kids

Here’s fun Christmas/Winter activities – make popsicle stick snowflakes! So easy, it makes the perfect toddler craft for the Holidays!

Christmas Window Popsicle Stick Ornament Craft

Use popsicle sticks to make this fun and festive Christmas window popsicle stick ornament. 

Popsicle Stick Airplane Christmas Ornament

Make this simple but cute airplane Christmas ornament out of popsicle sticks, a wooden clothespin and a photo of your child.

Popsicle Stick Sleigh Ornament

Get in the spirit of Christmas by bookmarking today’s Popsicle Stick Sleigh Ornament tutorial! 

Cute Popsicle Stick Reindeer Craft for Kids

With just a few simple supplies, including the ever-versatile popsicle sticks, your kids can bring to life their very own reindeer, perfect for adding a touch of homemade joy to your Christmas decor.

DIY Popsicle Stick Elf

Deck the halls with this super easy and fun DIY Popsicle Stick Elf! You and your kids will have a blast making this craft!

Popsicle Stick Nutcracker Craft

You could use these giant snowflakes a million different ways and boy would it be fun to come up with all the different patterns.

Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees

Transform popsicle sticks into enchanting mini Christmas trees, a fun and creative craft that brings the festive spirit right into your hands!

Craft Sticks Gingerbread Man Ornament

Transform basic craft sticks into this super cute gingerbread man ornament for your Christmas tree. 

Popsicle Stick Train Ornament Craft

Popsicle stick ornaments, like this popsicle stick train ornament craft, make the best gifts for parents and grandparents, and the cutest ornaments 

Popsicle Stick Star Craft For Kids

These colourful popsicle stick stars will look amazing hanging on the Christmas tree or as a bright and cheery bedroom ornament!

Reindeer Popsicle Stick Ornament

Make this adorable Reindeer Popsicle Stick Ornament for Christmas! This is an easy homemade ornament that the kids will love to make.

Popsicle Stick Snowman Hat Craft

Popsicle Stick Snowman Hat Craft- cutest christmas craft for kids to make! Easy snowman hat art project to make.

Craft Stick Elf Ornaments

Create your own Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer ornament using just three popsicle sticks. The pom-pom red nose is a delightful touch!

Hot Chocolate Popsicle Stick Craft for Kids

Stir up some crafty fun with this Hot Chocolate Popsicle Stick Craft for Kids, where imagination and creativity blend into a deliciously adorable art project!

Popsicle Stick Skis Christmas Ornaments

Transform popsicle sticks into charming ski-themed Christmas ornaments for a dash of winter wonder on your tree!

Santa Hat Homemade Christmas Ornament Using Craft Sticks

Craft your own festive Santa Hat Christmas ornament with craft sticks for a dash of homemade holiday cheer!

Glittering Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees

Add a dash of sparkle to your holiday decor with these Glittering Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees, a fun and shimmering craft that’s sure to light up your festive spirit!

Popsicle Stick Angels

DIY Craft Stick Christmas Puzzles

Christmas Craft Stick Puzzles is an adorable DIY puzzle activity for toddlers and preschoolers. They make a great busy activity toddlers!

Craft Stick Santa Ornament

Popsicle Stick Snowflake

Here is fun and easy to set up classic winter craft with a fine motor skill twist. Making popsicle snowflakes decorated with pipe cleaners!

Simple Popsicle Stick New Year’s Eve Noise Makers

Here’s a super simple to make popsicle stick noise maker for New Year’s Eve made using pipe cleaners and bells!

Age Suitability

These crafts are good for toddlers aged children 2 years old and up with adult assistance.

Mess Level

The mess level for these crafts vary.

Difficulty to Create 


Toddler and Preschooler Curriculums, Books & TV Show!

Play2Learn Toddler & Preschool Programs for Curious Toddlers

There is no limit to your toddler’s energy and curiosity. That energy and curiosity although a joy can be challenging at times. Their interest in just about everything around them is what makes them great learners. One and two year olds can soak up so much just from their senses!

But as a teacher or parent that thirst for learning can be exhausting. That is why I created this toddler and preschooler program. To help you get the most out of this time with your curious toddler without having to come up with creative ways to play and interact with them.

Play2Learn for Toddlers includes 20 Units for toddlers. Each 2-week toddler unit has 20 super easy to set up and engaging activities for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

Play2Learn Preschool which includes 20 Units for preschoolers. Each 2-week preschoolers unit has 20 unique and easy to set up and engaging activities for preschoolers 3 years to 5 years. That’s over 800 learning activities for your toddler and preschooler at your fingertips! So many ideas you and your child will never be bored again! 

These toddler and preschool lesson plans and activities will definitely keep you and your toddler and preschooler busy playing and learning!

Click here for more information: Play2Learn

Designed for toddlers 18 months and up.

Book: Exciting Sensory Bins for Curious Kids

Did you know I wrote a book of sensory bins? Click here for more information Exciting Sensory Bin for Curious Kids. Or grab your copy at Amazon

Boring afternoons are made exciting with awesome animal-based bins, like Salty Shark Bay or Yarn Farm. Pretend play bins like Birthday Cake Sensory Play or Bubble Tea Party encourage creativity and imagination. And your kids will have so much fun they won’t even know they’re getting smarter with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities like Sink or Float Soup, Magnetic Letter Hunt or Ice Cream Scoop and Count.

Designed for toddlers 18 months and up.

Book: Super STEAM Activity Book for Kids

Learning all about science, technology, engineering, art, and math sets kids up for scholastic success―and it can be so much fun! Watch kids enjoy building STEAM skills as they color friendly fish, help water find its way to tree roots, solve math problems with mazes, and more. 

Find out more and grab your copy here.

Designed for preschoolers 3 years old and up.

Book: Big Book of Riddles for Kids

Riddle me this: What’s an exciting way to practice critical thinking while having a blast? The Big Riddle Book for Kids, of course! From hilarious puns to tough brain teasers, kids can build problem-solving skills with hundreds of riddles tha. t show them how to think outside the box.

  • 350 riddles for kids—Have hours of fun with riddles, puns and jokes, and math and logic puzzles that’ll get their wheels turning!
  • Level up their skills—Riddles get trickier as kids progress through the book, challenging them as they get better at solving puzzles!
  • Double-check their work—Kids can check their answers in the back of the book with a handy answer key.

Help children expand their minds while having fun with this puzzle book for kids!

Designed for kids ages 6 years old and up.

TV Show: Curious Crafting

I’m so excited to share my crafting TV show Curious Crafting which launched in July 2022 on TVOkids and TVOkids YouTube! Season 2 aired in August 2023! My show was also nominated in 2023 for Best Live Action Preschool Series by the Youth Media Alliance Awards of Excellence.

Curious Crafting Season 1 is also now airing in Australia on ABC! Watch it here!

Set in the ultimate crafting space, Curious Crafting is a short form pre-school age series about the joy of making crafts. I lead a rotating cast of adorable little preschoolers (including my own) making magic out of common household objects.

In each episode we transform recycled items into magical crafts like a milk carton school bus, paper bag puppet or cotton pad turtle. The crafters learn and laugh their way through each activity while demonstrating what their young imaginations can create. 

Curious Crafting shares the adventure and joy of making art with takeaway lessons for creating crafts at home.

This show designed for toddlers and preschoolers 2.5 years old and up. 

The Best Sensory Play Kits for Kids

Play is at the core of learning during the early years and it can take many forms. One of the most important of these is sensory play because it engages all of a child’s senses (taste, touch, smell, sight and hearing) and has a enoumous positive impact on brain development.

Our Sensory Play Kits are some fun and easy ways to keep your child engaged while at the same time using sensory play to nurture their mind!

Shop our ready made play kits here.

Designed for preschoolers 3 years old and up.


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