Remember how you licked the last lees off your ice-cream in your childhood and then threw off your stick. The truth is; you missed out on some great entertainment; the fun you could have had with Popsicle sticks. You should at least make sure that your kids don’t miss the beat.
In fact, the wooden craft sticks are such potential fun machines that they are usually colored in different hues so as to strike a difference. You can run your mind like never before in finding out ways to have a pleasurable time with these fun sticks. Here are five of them –
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For this, you need a communion of color Popsicle sticks; a fair number of them.
You should arrange them in such a way that a stick goes atop other and then below yet another.
This creates a torque of sorts when you have arranged about 10 sticks and they will hold their place even if you leave them on your own.
Keep growing the chain and after you have created a long chain,
push the initial stick downwards with some thrust;
the entire chain will explode in a fantastic display.
It is a visual sight if you create the chain with patience and intelligence.
Frames and containers
Your kids can try your hand at creation with you to guide them.
You can carve out fashionable photo frames; boats, chandeliers;
even houses with the wooden craft sticks.
The game becomes funnier when you choose the right color for sticks.
Or dye it in your choice of colors.
Let your ideas be wild and innovative.
A whole neighborhood
The sticks are so pliable and versatile.
You can create a little neighborhood with them.
(in the Age of the Empire format)
Feel free to create houses; fences, paths; windmills;
Even catapults on fashionable chart papers.
It will help if you also have super glue to keep the arrangements permanently fixed.
The Golden Gate
With perfect strategy; sufficient Popsicle sticks and necessary ingredients.
You can actually create a sturdy bridge standing over a river.
You can create a stir by coloring the river and surroundings intelligently.
You can add zing to it by plying mini cars (the toys that kids have) on the road braced by the bridge.
If you choose the right colors both for the bridge and cars.
The ultimate scene would be enigmatic.
It is all about choreography.
You can hand different groups of kids differently colored wooden craft sticks along with cotton, thread;
Colored paper and other objects of creation and let them think of something special.
You can actually organize a little contest between them as to which group is the most creative.
You will be stunned when their creations come through.
It is not always about sticks and carrots.
With Popsicle sticks, you actually see the humor that goes with it.
Of course, you get the additional gift of pleasure;
The feeling of being a child once again.