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Looking for a fun, festive, and easy Christmas craft for your toddler? You’ll love these Popsicle Stick Christmas Crafts for Kids. Toddlers love to help and build things — even when they don’t turn out exactly how you had planned. Popsicle stick crafts are great because they’re cheap, easy to use, and you likely have a few lying around your house anyway!
Different Ways to Use Your Christmas Crafts for Toddlers
Holiday crafting isn’t just fun for children, it promotes a lot of fine motor development, encourages them to use their imagination, and guess what? They also make great gifts for friends and family! Imagine the joy your child’s grandparents will have when they open up their Christmas gift to find some cute photo frame popsicle stick ornaments surrounded by a picture of them with your child. Talk about spreading the holiday spirit.
Here are a few more suggestions on how you can show off your toddler’s adorable DIY Christmas Crafts:
- Give them as a gift
- Hang them on the Christmas tree
- Holiday fridge art
- Pin them onto a garland or wreath
- Bobby pin them onto a holiday sweater (like these ones for the Ultimate Ugly Christmas Sweater around)
- Put them up on the wall as part of your Christmas decor
Easy Popsicle Stick Christmas Crafts for Kids
Now that you have some ideas on how to show off your kid’s Christmas craft project, let’s get onto the crafts! These Popsicle Stick Christmas Crafts for Kids are such a fun way to involve our children and ensure they have a memorable holiday experience, you ready to get festive?
Glittering Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees
Add some sparkle and color to your Christmas crafts this holiday season with these Glittering Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees. The best part? Your toddler will never get bored making and looking at these vivid craft stick ornaments.
>> View Glittering Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees by The Craft Patch Blog
Popsicle Stick Angel Craft
This simple popsicle stick angel craft is cute and easy to make. With minimal supplies needed, you can have yourself an easy peasy holiday craft completed in under 30 minutes! If your toddler is young, they will likely enjoy the texture of the coffee filters and seeing their completed masterpiece in the end.
>> View Popsicle Stick Angel Craft by Artsy Craftsy Mom
Popsicle Stick Toy Soldier Ornament
Build your holiday army with this cute ornament craft, a toy soldier made out of popsicle sticks! And don’t just stop at one, make sure your little one has multiple soldier ornaments to spread out across the Christmas tree!
>> View Popsicle Stick Toy Soldier Ornament by Fireflies and Mud Pies
Easy Grinch Popsicle Stick Christmas Craft
Based on one of my favorite Christmas movies of all time, How The Grinch Stole Christmas. This green grinchy craft is, in fact, quite festive and fun!
>> View Easy Grinch Popsicle Stick Christmas Craft by Rainy Day Mum
Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree Craft
A simple, fun, and inexpensive holiday craft to help your little one get into the festive spirit! You may have to help them arrange the sticks into the right spot, but it’s the little things that make building memories during the holidays that much more enjoyable.
>> View Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree Craft by Meaningful Mama
Rudolph Popsicle Stick Craft
You can’t celebrate Christmas without inviting Rudolph and this cute craft will deliver the invite. This craft is great for kids of all ages and helps to promote lots of early learning skills.
>> View Rudolph Popsicle Stick Craft by Natural Beach Living
Popsicle Stick Nutcrackers
These Popsicle Stick Nutcrackers are so simple, there are only 1 to 2 sentences of directions (literally no step-by-step instructions)! Perfect for little kids and toddlers.
>> View Popsicle Stick Nutcrackers by Mollymoo Crafts
Popsicle Stick Reindeer Craft
We can’t forget all of the reindeers this Christmas, so let your child take the reigns on this popsicle stick reindeer creation. It’s such an easy craft, even young toddlers can do most of it on their own.
>> View Popsicle Stick Reindeer Craft by Artsy Craftsy Mom
Popsicle Stick Snowman Hat Ornament
With a little felt, hot glue, and popsicle sticks — your toddler can have lots of fun putting together these Christmas ornaments that resemble a snowman hat!
>> View Popsicle Stick Snowman Hat Ornament by Fireflies and Mud Pies
Colorful Pom Pom Popsicle Stick Stars
These vibrant and colorful pom pom popsicle stick stars aren’t just fun to look at, they’re fun to make too! Plus, it makes an excellent tree topper for small Christmas trees.
>> View Colorful Pom Pom Popsicle Stick Stars by Kids Craft Room
Popsicle Stick and Twigs Christmas Tree Ornaments
Add this simple craft to your Christmas tree ornament collection and bonus — your child will have such a fun time making them! It’s a great way to get those little hands involved in nature and crafting all at once. I mean, who needs Christmas decorations when you have adorable Christmas Ornament crafts made with love by your little ones, am I right?!
>> View Popsicle Stick and Twigs Christmas Tree Ornaments by Easy Peasy and Fun
Santa Hat Popsicle Stick Christmas Ornament
Get those fine motor skills moving with this simple Christmas Santa Hat ornament. Not only is crafting so much fun for toddlers and preschoolers but finding ways to promote fine motor development (such as grasping and placing cotton balls as this craft involves) is a great way to do that.
>> View Santa Hat Popsicle Stick Christmas Ornament by Buggy and Buddy
Popsicle Stick Gingerbread Man
If your toddler loves to read, this popsicle stick gingerbread man makes the perfect bookmark. And best of all, it gets to be custom-made by your child, how neat is that!
>> View Popsicle Stick Gingerbread Man by Artsy Craftsy Mom
Nutcracker Ornament From Popsicle Sticks
If watching the Nutcracker is a hospital tradition for your family, these Nutcracker ornaments will be a lot of fun to make and take along with you to the show! Though it’s a great craft for younger kids and toddlers, they will definitely need some help from a parent or adult.
>> View Nutcracker Ornament From Popsicle Sticks by Fireflies & Mud Pies
Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees
Sometimes, decorating an actual Christmas tree can be a bit overwhelming for some toddlers and young children. Instead of trying to push through the sensory overload, dial it back and let them get creative decorating these popsicle stick Christmas trees instead!
>> View Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree by One Little Project
Easy Christmas Crafts Supplies
Now that you have seen quite a variety of easy popsicle stick crafts for toddlers during the holidays, let’s go over some of the simple materials you’ll likely be needing to create these masterpieces. The majority of these craft supplies you can get from a local craft store or online.
- Popsicle Sticks (regular)
- Jumbo craft sticks
- Pipe cleaners
- Pom poms
- Googly eyes
- Hot glue gun
- Glue stick
- Construction paper (different colors)
Chances are, you have most of these supplies at home, but if not, this is a good list to start off with.
Popsicle stick crafts make a great way to celebrate the holidays and bring our your child’s creativity during the holidays. Which one of these Christmas crafts for toddlers do you think your child would love most?
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