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September 21, 2019 Family Restaurants No comments

One of the best and innovative uses of upcycled popsicle or craft sticks is to design them into houses of different shapes and sizes for varied purposes. You could either make a luxurious mansion, a mini hut, a cute house for your little birdie or even dwelling places to accommodate your pet rat, hamster or bunnies. Read on to get a glimpse of the several birdhouses that can be made with the help of the tutorials that follow.

1. DIY Popsicle Stick House

The stairs made with colorful popsicle sticks gives the house an innovative look.

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You could give it a personalized touch by sticking a collage of the entire family within the house.

3. How to Build a Popsicle Stick House

The fence and farm animals add to its splendor.

4. How to Make a Miniature House Out of Popsicle Sticks

The brown and black paint gives it a distressed and rustic look.

5. Cool and Simple Directions for Popsicle Stick House Craft

While involving your toddler or preschooler into the house making project, something as simple as the one shown here would be apt. You could even teach him or her other interesting things like making a flower, sun, and a lot more with popsicle sticks.

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You could even add a chimney on top with a few popsicle sticks and wood for a creative feel.

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9. Designs to Make a Beautiful Popsicle Stick House

The multi-colored popsicles on top gives it a colorful effect.

10. Directions to Make a Mini Popsicle Stick House

If you plan to make something like this for Christmas, then smear the sticks alternately in red and green for a feel.

11. Pretty Doll House DIY Made Out of Popsicle Sticks and Basswood

You could paint the in pink and arrange the beddings of your little one’s favorite friend to delight her.

12. Instructions for Building Bird Houses Out of Popsicle Sticks

The pretty designs on the roof panel, intensifies the beauty of the house to the fullest.

13. How to Make an Adorable Bird House for Lovebirds with Popsicle Sticks

Since made in a spacious way this bird house could also serve as a bird feeder.

14. Fairy House Made From Popsicle Stick DIY

You could decorate it with a lot of real leaves and twigs for a rustic look.

15. DIY to Build a Popsicle Stick Fairy House

If making it for Christmas then you could also place big-sized snowflakes next to the snow.

16. DIY to Make a Hamster House Out of Popsicle Sticks

17. How to Make a Haunted House with Popsicle Stick

The haunted ambience can be intensified further by adorning the roof top with a skull head.

18. How to Make a Miniature Popsicle Stick Tree House

If you have a big garden, then a colorful tree house like this one would be absolutely well suited. You could even make two or three storeys of it.

19. How to Make a Gingerbread House out of Popsicle Sticks for Preschoolers

A simple ginger bread house with the gingerbread man painted in front could be the best Christmas art for your tiny tot.

If you are teaching the concept of “my family” to your preschooler, then this project would be a unique one where they would draw their parents and siblings and have it enclosed within popsicle sticks shaped into a house.

20. Popsicle Stick Fort and Castle Project DIY

Besides houses and huts you could even make something luxurious like a fort or castle or even a plush apartment as shown in this tutorial.

21. How to Make a Popsicle Stick House with Garage

You could even keep faux cars in the garage.

22. Making a Popsicle Stick House for Animals with Fence

While teaching your kiddo “Old Mc Donald Had a Farm”, you could recreate the entire scene by making their dwellings with popsicle sticks and fencing them with the same as shown in the image and tutorial.

23. Rainbow Popsicle Stick House for Birds

If you have a whole lot of these feathered friends gracing your home, then these rainbow-colored shelters would attract them at an instant when hung in your garden.

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With a host of tutorials and instructions at hand you could definitely make a chic popsicle stick house for any specific occasion.

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Popsicle sticks are probably one of the most versatile crafting materials in the world.

I mean, these simple sticks of wood can be used to make everything from bird feeders to doll house furniture.

If you have kids, then you’ll know what I’m talking about 🙂  They can come up with some truly incredible things using this simple craft supply.

So, just in case you ever find yourself with an afternoon to fill and a box or drawer full of these little wooden sticks (because really, this seems to be one craft supply that we all have an abundance of) here are a few fun and creative ways to use them!

 So grab the kids and the craft bin and enjoy an afternoon full of creating a few fun Popsicle stick crafts!

Popsicle Stick Vases from Cutesy Crafts
Folding Popsicle Stick Fan from Pink Stripey Socks
Color Matching Xylophone Game from And Next Comes L
Craft Stick Wreath from Babble Dabble Do

Balancing Popsicle Stick Game from Buggy and Buddy
Movable Craft Sticks Puppets from Molly Moo Crafts
Color and Pattern Matching Game from The Connection We Share
Popsicle Stick Easels from iKat Bag

Popsicle Stick Patterns from More for Less
Build a Marble Run from Frugal Fun for Boys
Stick Bombs from PBS Parents
Popsicle Stick Bracelet with Custom Gift Box from Seven Thirty Three

Popsicle Stick Photo Frame from DIY Family
Popsicle Stick Dragonfly from Crafty Morning
Summer Boredom Buster Jars from While He Was Napping
Homemade Weaving Loom from Buggy and Buddy

Chinese Fan Craft from Activity Village
DIY Abacus from Kids Activities Blog
Popsicle Boat Craft from Crafty Sticks
Garden Plant Markers from The Country Chic Cottage

Alphabet Flower Garden from Buggy and Buddy
Extreme Bird Feeder from Tonya Staab
Build Your Own Glider from Words n Needles
Greater Than Less Than Alligator Math from PreK + K Sharing

Kite Craft from Mama Jenn
Velcro Dot Craft Sticks from Powerful Mothering
Avengers Bookmarks from Crafts by Amanda
DIY Catapult from Kids Activities Blog

Changing Caterpillar Craft from Danielle’s Place
Wax Paper Nature Night Lights
Teaching Colors with Felt Popsicles


Amber is a former preschool teacher turned stay at home, homeschooling mom of 3 and the creator of From ABCs to ACTs.  She loves sharing crafts, activities, and printables that encourage children to learn through play, creativity, and exploration.

If you are searching to build a house using popsicle sticks, this is be firmer if you use a mm thick wooden board as foundation), use a glue.

If you are searching to build a house using popsicle sticks, this is helpful page for you. I will send you drawing of the home, accompanied by step by step guides on how to do it. Finally, the page will have more videos so you can top imagine the steps I have taken.

Materials to prepare:

  • Mini glue guns
  • 1*11.5 popsicle sticks: 2kg
  • Carving knives
  • 2*15.0 popsicle sticks: 1kg
  • Model grass lawn: 4 30*30cm panels
  • Candle floss: 40 sticks
  • Model cardboards: 2 30*60 pieces
  • Decorative plants: one combo set
  • Yellow LED: ten bulbs ( with resistors attached)
  • Two decorative yellow and red flower bouquets
  • Handmade battery packs

All above materials are accessible in the Model-Building Combo Set One

Steps to make a popsicle stick house

Step 1: Download the plan of this home, then cut a model cardboard with the same drawing size

Link download popsicle stick house drawing

Step 2:

Use a glue gun to attach the candle floss onto a horizontal popsicle stick, then fast tighten eleven other sticks up vertically, making a wall..

For the wall to be firmly linked, include another stick to the back, parallel to the primary stick.

Step 3: Repeat the similar to create different pieces. Afterwards, link them combine to make a long wall.

Step 4: in turn, link the panels to the model edges cardboard in Step one. At the edges with windows, use a knife to shape the windows. The window size is 4*6 cm, or you can guess the window size to be reasonable. The front door should be bigger than the window, it looks amazing that way..

To create the frame in the window, use a little round stick, cut it into little pieces and link them to the back of the window frame.

Step 5: After linking the walls around the edge of the mode, prepare another model piece cardboard, similar to the one in step one. Place it up as the floor of the 2nd floor.

Step 6: Continue using the popsicle to make walls. Bear in mind to leave area for the balcony.

Step 7: At the junctions between the first and second floor, use 1*11.5 sticks with 2 rounded tips cut off, link them in to cover the spaces.

Step 8: Use a piece which is a mixture of a 19 sticks, guess from the highest point of the tenth, draw two lines diagonally to make a balanced triangle.

Step 9: Cut along the above two diagonal lines at step eight to make a triangle. Repeat similarly to create a second triangle.

Step 10: Attach these two triangle to the home, then link the model cardboard to make a framework for the roof.

Step 11: Use scissors to shape the rounded tips of the 2*15.0 sticks, these sticks should overlap each other, making a thatched roof.

Step 12: Link the possible sticks to make a base plate like Step one. Then repeat similarly to step nine to make another triangle. Then link it to the model to make the right side of the roof for the home.

Step 13: Repeat step eleven to make the right roof of the home.

Step 14: To cover the junction between the 2 roofs, you can utilize the sticks whose two rounded tips were cut off (in step eleven), they are not just to cover the contiguous joints, but also to make a classic roofing effect for the home.

Step 15: Use 1*11.5 sticks to make steps in front of the home. Then use scissors to cut away pointless parts.

Step 16: Cut some decorative glass lawn pieces in little sizes to link onto balcony of the house.

Step 17: Link the door to the home. Here I also take benefit of the remaining sticks in step eleven..

Step 18: Also use the thatching technique to create the front porch. This thatched roof is located on a 2*15.0 stick with 2 rounded tips cut off. Ensure to guess so that the length of the stick is the same as the length of the face porch.

Step 19: Turn the home to its right side, use one 2*15.0 stick with its 2 rounded tips cut off to create the right porch for the home.

Step 20: Use a little drill or a quick screwdriver, drill holes behind the home to insert LED lights.

I use stunning LEDs with a diameter of 5mm, therefore the holes required drilling should be 5mm in diameter, add the LEDs afterward. Bear in mind, the negatives should be on single side, while the positives are on another. That will make it more suitable when writing.

Step 21: The LEDs are joined in a parallel way. Using a yellow LED, gathered handmade power pack. We should have also install a resistor on the circuit.

The handmade battery pack will be installed as below

Step 22: Use a large 60*60cm model cardboard (or it would be firmer if you use a 3-5mm thick wooden board as foundation), use a glue gun to attach four 30*30 grass pieces onto it.

Step 23: Use the combo set of decorative plants to make a forest surrounding the house

After having put down the trees, don’t throw away the unused trees in the combo set just yet. These junk trees can be used to scatter around the lawn to create leave-fall effects

Step 24: Make some additional flower pots for the model, using plastic decorative flowers. Below the pots is a piece of foam to keep the flowers in place.

Step 25: Similar to Step 24, make some flower pots around the model to make it more robust and colorful.

Step 26: Put down a line of trees on the right side of the model, alongside a street lamp post. This light can be turned on and it will light up very brightly.

Above are the steps to make a popsicle stick house. To better understand the steps, you can refer to the video “How to make a Popsicle Stick House and Garde”:


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Popsicle stick crafts

With the support of this amazing video tutorials, you will learn how to make perfect little bird feeders out of popsicle sticks and Elmer glue. Best for all those pretty birds we love to view in our yards since things are warming up a bit.

Popsicle stick bracelets

These popsicle stick bracelets are definitely adorable. Young girls like to accessorize. They are best craft for girls to make Girl Scout, camp, birthday party or sleepover. Using minimal supplies, they are simple, and they can make as many as their hearts want.

Our YouTube channels is a great place to ask questions on how make things or for specific tutorials that you are looking for. Definitely, it is amazing to watch them.


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    How to make a Popsicle Stick House and Garden

    Popsicle sticks are also known as craft sticks, and they are fun to work with. Instead of throwing away your Popsicle sticks after eating ice cream or other frozen treats, recycle them in a variety of craft projects. Making a house out of Popsicle sticks is a fun project for kids, and it costs next to nothing. Take a look at these homemade Popsicle stick house ideas and designs. Hang out with friends and complete a creative project. Most of the materials you will need can be found in households.

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