Popsicle Stick Animal Puppet

A DIY puppet with the right stripes! Create a zebra popsicle stick craft at home (or any animal!) using Crayola supplies and items you already have on hand.

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  • Crayola Washable Paint
  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Crayola Washable Glue
  • Popsicle Stick
  • Pencil
  • Permanent Markers
  • Washable Gel Pens

CIY Staff Tips:

  • If you don’t have a popsicle stick at home, substitute a craft stick instead.


Step 1

Cover popsicle stick with paint. Dry 1–2 hours. Add second coat. Dry 1–2 hours.

Step 2

Sketch and cut out construction paper ears, face, and hair. Glue to popsicle stick. Dry 1–2 hours.

Step 3

Cut tiny slits in hair to create fringe.

Step 4

Draw face and body details with markers and gel pens.

Step 5

Create just one or make a colourful collection of animals!

  • Occasion:

    • Rainy Day Crafts,

    • Birthday

  • Age:

    • 4+,

    • 6+,

    • 8+

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