Popsicle Stick Santa Craft For Kids

Popsicle Stick Santa Craft For Kids

Santa Crafts are always fun to make and if you’re looking for a simple and easy Christmas decoration to make at home or in the classroom then you’ll love this fun and easy Santa string art decoration.

With a few basic supplies, you can transform these popsicle sticks into cute evergreen Christmas decorations that can be used time and time again. The children will love this craft and even better, they can practice fine motor skills as they wind the string around the sticks.

Enjoy this fun Santa themed decoration idea!

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What You Need To Make This Easy Santa Ornament

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How To Make This Easy Santa Craft For Kids

The first step is to glue four popsicle sticks together using white glue or Elmer’s glue.

Once the popsicle sticks are dry, paint the outside of this Santa craft with bright red acrylic paint. Allow to dry before moving onto the next step.

Use a small roll of red string to wrap the popsicle sticks! Wind the string around over and over until the whole popsicle stick based is covered as shown in the image.

Cut out and add a piece of silver card to your Santa craft. Glue this onto the string surface.

Using the black and gold glitter card create a Santa belt and stick onto the decoration two thirds down.

Now add black buttons to the Santa decoration and attach a piece of string to the top of the ornament so it can be hung on the Christmas tree.

Your super cute Santa decorations are now ready! These pair well with our Christmas Elf string art decorations and both will look fantastic on the Christmas tree.

So what are you waiting for? Grab some supplies and have fun making these super cute and easy Santa decorations today!

Let me know what you think! Are you excited to try out this decoration idea? You could make them at home, at a crafting club, or at school!

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Popsicle Stick Santa Craft For Kids

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This is a tutorial on how to make a popsicle stick santa craft.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty Easy

Materials

  • Popsicle Sticks
  • Glue
  • Paint brush
  • Red acrylic paint
  • Red string
  • Red and white string
  • Black, Gold & Silver Glitter Card

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

    The first step is to glue four popsicle sticks together using white glue or Elmer's glue.

    Once the popsicle sticks are dry, paint the outside of this Santa craft with bright red acrylic paint. Allow to dry before moving onto the next step.

    Use a small roll of red string to wrap the popsicle sticks! Wind the string around over and over until the whole popsicle stick based is covered as shown in the image.

    Cut out and add a piece of silver card to your Santa craft. Glue this onto the string surface.

    Using the black and gold glitter card create a Santa belt and stick onto the decoration two thirds down.

    Now add black buttons to the Santa decoration and attach a piece of string to the top of the ornament so it can be hung on the Christmas tree.

    Your super cute Santa decorations are now ready! These pair well with our Christmas Elf string art decorations and both will look fantastic on the Christmas tree.

    So what are you waiting for? Grab some supplies and have fun making these super cute and easy Santa decorations today!

Looking for more easy Christmas Tree Decoration ideas? Then check out the following crafts:

DIY ELF Decoration For Kids To Make

Easy Gingerbread House Decoration

Simple Snowflake Decoration For Kids

Christmas Toilet Tube Craft Idea

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Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.

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