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Easy Paper Popsicle Craft for Kids

This easy paper popsicle craft is made using construction paper and a popsicle stick. It is the perfect summer popsicle craft for kids of all ages and comes together in under 10 minutes.

Make one popsicle or make a whole bunch of them. You can make this simple popsicle craft look like a 4th of July bomb pop craft, make a patterned popsicle to work on patterns, add stripes, polka dots, and more. The perfect popsicle craft for preschool, kindergarten, and grade school-age children.

After completing this popsicle craft finish it up by comparing it to the real thing and enjoying a tasty outdoor treat. For other fun summer crafts for kids be sure to also check out these summer fruits crafts or the summer sensory bin ideas.

Construction Paper Popsicle Craft for Kids

Paper Popsicle Stick Craft for Kids Tips for Success

*For this project you should start with a normal piece of construction paper. Fold it into thirds to make your popsicle stick base. One piece of paper will work great for the base for three different popsicles.

*You can decorate your popsicles however you want them. Some ideas that would make them look like realistic popsicles include stripes, polka dots, or just three different colors from top to bottom. These would be a great way to practice color recognition and patterns.

*You can choose to use the skinnier popsicle sticks or the larger ones. The larger popsicle sticks make the project sturdier but the smaller ones look more realistic.

Summer Popsicles Craft

Summer Construction Paper Popsicle Craft for Kids


  • Construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Crayons/markers (optional)
  • Popsicle stick

Paper Popsicle Craft Directions

  1. Begin by folding a piece of cardstock or construction paper into thirds.
  2. Round off the top of one of the thirds of the construction paper. Cut an inch or two of extra paper straight across the bottom to make the popsicle base more even.
  3. Cut out strips of paper and glue them on horizontally or diagonally to create your popsicle designs.
  4. Add on any extra details such as star shapes, polka dots, stickers, and more.
  5. Glue on your popsicle stick to the back.

Easy Summer Popsicle Craft for Kids

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