Mini Craft Stick Picnic Table
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I’ve found a way to make a picnic table with mini craft sticks. Maybe the base for a miniature food … Read More

Mini Canvas Art
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I brought back one of my favorites, mini canvas art, for an after school class today. Mini canvases, brush Sharpies … Read More

President’s Day Popsicle Stick Log Cabin
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Mini craft sticks are just the right size to make a cute little popsicle stick log cabins. MATERIALS • Mini … Read More

Nevelson Found Sculpture
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This Nevelson found sculpture was inspired by her creation of wood assemblages. Louise was a passionate artist who worked hard … Read More

Giant Popsicle Stick Snowflake
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‘Tis the season for holiday decorations, so this Giant Popsicle Stick Snowflake is my solution for some inexpensive flakes that … Read More

Craft Stick Snowflake
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I came up with this Craft Stick Snowflake to help students make a special gift for their parents that is … Read More

Quilling Snowflakes with Bread Ties
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Quilling is an art form that involves rolling, and gluing strips of paper together to create decorative designs. If you … Read More

Recycled Pencil Star
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This recycled pencil star idea came about from seeing lots of half-used pencils in my room. I have boxes of … Read More

Make a Tractor from Popsicle Sticks
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Thanks to Glued to my Crafts for this great idea of how to make a tractor from popsicle sticks. I … Read More

Craft Stick Crate Tutorial
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As promised from a few days ago, my Craft Stick Crate tutorial. I can imagine these as a fun gift … Read More

Craft Stick Crate
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I’m still playing with a stash of craft sticks from Pacon, and tried to make a copy of this little … Read More

Mini Match Stick Easels
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I made these mini match stick easels with little craft sticks that Pacon recently let me take for a spin. … Read More

Craft Stick Loom Project
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I tried this craft stick loom project out last year and really liked it as an intro to weaving. The … Read More

Popsicle Stick Canoe
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I found this wonderfully simple project at Crafty Sticks, just in time to finish off my afterschool Popsicle Stick class. … Read More

Weaving Loom Board
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I tried this craft stick loom project out last year and really liked it as an intro to weaving. The … Read More

Patterned Popsicle Sticks
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Yesterday my afterschool students had fun making this colored stick banner. I think a lot was due to the brush … Read More

Triangle Popsicle Box 2
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I love these little popsicle stick boxes, especially now that I figured out how to make a fancy lid for … Read More

Craft Stick Easel Tutorial
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Make your own craft stick easel, no need to buy the expensive pre-made ones. I’ve been making these for so … Read More

Craft Stick Flag
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Given that folk art is created by untrained artists, everyday items (even craft sticks!) may be used for its creation. MATERIALS … Read More

Aiden’s LOVE Letters
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Here’s another way to paint the popsicle project from last week. Neat painting is always nice, but I personally love … Read More

Popsicle LOVE
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Here is the first step to making my Popsicle Love Letters project. My afterschool class will be painting theirs with … Read More

Jumbo Craft Stick Snowflake
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‘Tis the season for holiday decorations, so this Jumbo Craft Stick Snowflake is my solution for some inexpensive flakes that … Read More

Old Pencil Star
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This old pencil star idea came about from seeing lots of half-used pencils in my room. I have boxes of … Read More

Little Wooden Crystals
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I’m having so much fun with these little stick sculptures, and so are my students. They happen to be studying … Read More

Little Stick House
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This week I found a few great ways to use Woodsie Craft Picks to make some delicate little stick sculptures. … Read More

Cube Stick Drawing
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Turning a square into a cube is fundamental in learning how to draw with dimension. But for some reason, I … Read More

Folk Art Flags
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Given that folk art is created by untrained artists, everyday items (even craft sticks!) may be used for its creation. MATERIALS … Read More

Father’s Day Pencil Holder
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Popsicle stick crafts have a natural warm wooden, eco-friendly look, perfect for Father’s Day. MATERIALS • Popsicle sticks or craft … Read More

Popsicle Stick Mini Easel
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Make your own popsicle stick mini easel, no need to buy the expensive pre-made ones. I’ve been making these for … Read More

Folk Art LOVE Letters
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Folk artists are self-trained, and don’t often have the polish that years of schooling can deliver. Maybe that’s why I … Read More

Quilling Snowflakes
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Quilling is an art form that involves rolling, and gluing strips of paper together to create decorative designs. If you … Read More

Glittery Popsicle Stick Snowflake
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After many experiments, here’s how my students are finishing their popsicle snowflakes this week. Turns out that tempera paint was … Read More

Popsicle Stick Glitter Star
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This is a basic craft stick project, but making it super glittery makes it look really special. 1. I made … Read More

Popsicle Stick Snowflake
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I came up with this Popsicle Stick Snowflake to help students make a special gift for their parents that is … Read More

Make a Popsicle Table
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I first must give credit for this project to a site called DIY Family. It simply has the most amazing … Read More

Cardboard Treehouse
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I’ve been experimenting with more dimensional afterschool classes this school year, and am happy to report that my kids seem … Read More

Mini Craft Stick Picnic Table
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My love affair with popsicle sticks continues. This time I’ve found a way to use the mini sticks to make … Read More

Pasta Skeleton
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Creating skeletons from pasta is a fun way to mix art with science.   MATERIALS Craft sticks, 24 per student … Read More

Popsicle Painted House
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This project worked great for me today. Young kinders usually have trouble drawing large shapes, so gluing sticks down first … Read More

Another Popsicle Stick House
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Mini craft sticks are just the right size to make a cute little popsicle stick house. MATERIALS • Mini Craft … Read More

“Best Dad” Award
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Sometimes the typical tie drawing for Father’s Day just gets old. 1. Students made a board by gluing 7 large … Read More

Louise Nevelson Found Sculpture
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This Louise Nevelson found sculpture was inspired by her creation of wood assemblages. Louise was a passionate artist who worked … Read More

Popsicle LOVE Letters
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Folk artists are self-trained, and don’t often have the polish that years of schooling can deliver. Maybe that’s why I … Read More

Popsicle Stick Snake
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My goal for this year is to find more “things” for my kinders and 1st graders to make. Call it … Read More

“I Love Ewe” Father’s Day Gift
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A box of twisty ties at a restaurant supply store inspired this project. I was pretty sure that because they … Read More

“Best Dad” Award
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Sometimes the typical tie drawing for Father’s Day just gets old. 1. Students made a board by gluing 7 large … Read More

Popsicle Stick Cabins
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These new little popsicle sticks (they’re 2 1/2″ long) that I found at Michael’s remind me of my parent’s log … Read More

Recycled Mosaic Picture Frame
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I love the look of stone mosaic art, but it is expensive and not really practical for young kids. I … Read More

Clothespin Horse
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This wooden horse is made from clothespins and jumbo craft sticks, and makes a good balancing project too. MATERIALS • … Read More

Quilling Snowflakes
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Quilling is an art form that involves rolling, and gluing strips of paper together to create decorative designs. If you … Read More

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