Painted Popsicle Stick Flower Pot Craft

Some people call them craft sticks, but I’ve always referred to these sticks as Popsicle sticks. This Popsicle Stick Craft is simply adorable sitting on the window sill.  It’s the perfect craft for Mother’s Day, spring, and summer. Grab some paint, some popsicle sticks, and the kids to make your own Painted Popsicle Stick Flower Pot and enjoy it all summer long…

popsicle stick flower pot craft

I love the colors of this particular craft.

popsicle stick craft for toddlers

It’s so cheerful.

popsicle stick craft

It really is a sweet craft that’s the perfect gift for mom.

If you are looking for Mother’s Day Crafts, check out some of my other posts like –

Water Bottle Flowers

Plastic Spoon Flowers 

Boquet of Sunflowers Handprint Craft for mom

What else can you do with popsicle sticks?

Here are some ideas for all of your other popsicle sticks

  1. Make a fairy house or doll furniture
  2. Use them as garden stakes
  3. Make a birdhouse
  4. Make a bookmark
  5. Make a sleigh Christmas ornament
  6. Make a wooden flag

Can You Use craft sticks to make Popsicles?

  • Yes, the sticks sold in craft stores as craft sticks can be used as popsicle sticks. They are free of chemicals and safe to use.

How do you glue popsicle sticks to each other?

  1. make sure the sticks are clean and free of dust
  2. Use wood glue to seal them to each other and give them time to dry completely

Are you ready to make this popsicle stick flower pot? Let’s make sure you have everything you’ll need: 

popsicle stick craft

Here’s what you’ll need to make this Popsicle Stick Flower Pot Craft…

Supplies Need: 

  • an empty and rinsed out soup can
  • about 17-20 popsicle sticks – depending on the size of your can. I used 17 sticks for a 15 oz. soup can
  • paint – I used Crayola paints – lime green, yellow, lavender, light blue, pink
  • paintbrush or sponge brush
  • low-temperature glue gun or Fabri-tac glue
  • soil
  • flower plant

Here’s a quick video to show you how I made this simple craft stick flower pot craft…

Instructions on making a Popsicle stick flower pot…

popsicle stick craft for kids

  • Set out something to protect your work surface from paint
  • Divide the popsicle sticks into groups – one group for each color of paint you have
  • Paint each grouping a different color and let dry
  • Glue the sticks in a colorful pattern all the way around the soup can

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