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Easy DIY ice-cream stick crafts for kids

As parents, we’re always on the lookout for things to do with kids, especially at weekends. Why not make these fun ice-cream stick crafts?

The weekend is here, and you’ve got to find some way to get your toddlers busy otherwise they’ll get bored and grumpy. Have them create DIY crafts with ice-cream sticks. They can show off their “works of art” and even use them as decorations in their rooms.

We’ve gathered up a few easy DIY crafts that will have your tot gluing, painting, and laughing – all at the same time!

Cute little chicks

You will need

  • Ice-cream sticks
  • Glue
  • Paints and brushes
  • Felt
  • Scissors
  • Feathers
  • Plastic eyes

Method

  1. Place about six sticks in a row.
  2. Snap a stick in half and glue the two halves to the back of the six sticks to secure them.
  3. Paint all the sticks yellow.
  4. Cut wings, a beak, and feet from felt and glue them in place.
  5. Glue one feather to the head and your baby chick is born!

Bug-eyed turkey

You will need: 

  • Sticks
  • Glue
  • Pencil
  • Paint
  • Feathers
  • Plastic eyes
  • Cardboard

Method

  1. Place four sticks in a row.
  2. Snap one stick in half and glue the two halves to the back of the four sticks to secure them.
  3. Using a small bottle, trace a circle for the head.
  4. Draw the rest of the turkey’s body.
  5. Paint the shape.
  6. Glue on three pieces of a stick for feet and paint them. Glue on the eyes and cardboard beak.

Space rockets

You will need: 

  • Sticks
  • Glue
  • Paint
  • Scrapbooking paper
  • Pencil
  • Cardboard
  • Scissors

Method

  1. Place about four sticks in a row, snap one stick in half and glue the two halves to the back of the four sticks to secure them. Paint the sticks any colour.
  2. Using scrapbooking paper, trace a circle using a small glass and a pencil.
  3. Cut out the circle and trim the bottom in a zigzag to create flames.
  4. Cut out a triangle and glue the flames and rocket tip in place.

 

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