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Popsicle Stick Puzzles

I had some extra craft sticks, a.k.a. Popsicle sticks, left over from another craft so I thought I’d put them to some good use. So I grabbed a bottle of Mod Podge (but school glue would work too) and a photo.

popsicle stick crafts

Here is what you will need:
craft sticks
a photo (or a colored picture)
mod podge (school glue)

Carefully attach the photo of your choosing to the craft sticks (line them up all nice and neat). Glob on a good layer of glue or mod podge and let it dry over night.

popsicle stick crafts

After they are completely dry you can use a scissors or a blade to cut them apart.

popsicle stick crafts

Then let your child see if they can put the puzzle back together again. My 5 year old son loved this…the only correction he gave me (ha ha ha) was that he wanted a photo of himself rather than his brother and sister.

popsicle stick crafts


  1. Jenny Melrose says:

    This is such a great idea. I love it! I wanted to invite you to a bloglovin’ blog hop over at http://www.thenymelrosefamily.blogspot.com/2012/02/bloglovin-blog-hop.html that I’m hosting today until Sunday. I’d love it if you would stop by and link up.

  2. Brilliant idea! I think I’ll give it a go, thank you.

  3. This is such a creative idea! I would love for you to link up at my Link Party via: http://www.ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

    PS: I am your newest Linky Follower!

    Mrs. Delightful

  4. Wow, wow, wow! This is super cool!!! I really love it! Would you link up with me, too? http://www.clipwithpurpose.com/clothespin-doll-made-for-you-monday-link-up-4/

  5. JUST what kind of project I was looking for! I went to Micheal’s earlier and bought their ‘grab bags’ for $2. Most of the items inside were calendars. This project helps me get rid of the 2 things i have tons of! CALENDARS and Popsicle sticks!

  6. cute idea! My kids would love it!

  7. This is such a fun and simple idea! Love it.

  8. Fabulous idea!! I’m definitely going to make a few of these for my boys!

  9. Jill @ KitchenFunWithMy3Sons.com says:

    Love this! We just posted our Kitchen Fun and Crafty Friday link party and would love for you to stop by and share this…http://kitchenfunwithmy3sons.blogspot.com/2012/03/kitchen-fun-and-crafty-friday-link.html

  10. How fun! Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!! I hope you are having an amazing week!

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