Cute Popsicle Stick Unicorn Craft For Unicorn-Obsessed Kids!

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Do you have a unicorn lover in your life? Or unicorn-themed party coming up? Then this Popsicle Stick Unicorn Craft is the perfect fun activity. You need simple craft supplies that you may already have to hand – wooden craft/popsicle sticks, glitter glue, and paint.

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Popsicle Stick Unicorn Craft

The full list of materials, tools, and instructions is found in the printable tutorial card at the end of this post. I highly recommend reading the blog post all the way through before starting this project to ensure that you have everything required and understand the steps and timings involved.

Create this fun popsicle stick unicorn with the kiddos or let older kids create on their own.





Make a herd of Unicorns in different colors, use them as party favors, or add names with a marker to create fun place cards for a magical dinner.

Using a few simple supplies, you can create this quick and easy craft stick unicorn in just 30 minutes.

Perfect for a magical afternoon of crafting!

Craft Supplies for Popsicle Stick Unicorn
Craft Supplies for Popsicle Stick Unicorn

Materials & Tools Used in This Craft

For your convenience, I’ve linked any notable materials and tools needed for this project to Amazon below. (It may not include basic crafting supplies such as glue or scissors, as you may already have those.) The complete list of ALL supplies required can be found on the tutorial card at the end of this post.

Cheap Craft Supplies

A great thing about this craft idea is that it’s budget-friendly using supplies you may already have or can be purchased cheaply in stores:

If you’re in the USA, check out your local Dollar Store or Dollar Tree; and if you’re in the UK, the PoundshopThe RangeWilko, and Baker Ross are great places to shop for cheap and inexpensive craft supplies. The rest of the world reading this – I don’t know every cheap store – sorry! But hunt the ones out in your location for crafting bargains!

Popsicle Stick Unicorn Craft for Kids

More Popsicle Stick Crafts

Looking for more crafts to make using popsicle/craft sticks? Here are some more for you to check out – right-click and open a new tab to read next!

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How To Make a Popsicle Stick Unicorn!

How Do I Make Popsicle Stick Unicorn?

Just check out the how-to card below with full materials, tools, and instructions. Any demonstration photos do not print out to save your ink.

Craft Tutorial for Popsicle Stick Unicorn

Popsicle Stick Unicorn

Active Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Do you have a unicorn lover in your life? Or unicorn-themed party coming up? Then this Popsicle Stick Unicorn Craft is the perfect fun activity!

Materials

  • Free Printable Unicorn Pattern
  • Jumbo Craft Sticks
  • Iridescent Glitter Glue
  • White Acrylic Craft Paint
  • White Craft Felt
  • Pink Craft Felt
  • Yellow Craft Felt
  • Satin Ribbon (any color of choice)

Tools

  • Black Marker
  • Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Pencil

Instructions

  1. To create a unicorn, line up four jumbo craft sticks on your work surface. Using scissors, trim additional jumbo craft sticks to the width of the unicorn and attach them with a glue gun and glue sticks to secure them all together.

    Lining Up Sticks and Secure at the Back
  2. Paint the front and sides of the unicorn with white acrylic craft paint. Set aside to dry and apply a second coat, if necessary.

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  3. Download, print, and cut out the free printable Unicorn pattern. Using a marker, trace the nose and small ear patterns onto pink felt. Trace mane and large ear patterns onto white felt and trace the horn pattern onto yellow felt.

    Tracing Features onto Felt
  4. Cut out all shapes with scissors, making sure to cut inside the traced lines for a clean, finished project. Fringe the long edge of the mane by cutting small slits with scissors.

    Cutting Felt Features
  5. Add iridescent glitter glue accents to the unicorn horn, then set it aside to dry. Colored craft paper or craft foam could be used instead of felt.

    Adding Glitter Glue to Horn
  6. Glue the pink felt nose to the bottom edge of the unicorn. Attach the pink ears to the white ears with a glue gun and glue sticks. Flip the unicorn over and glue the ears to the top right and left sides. You can use liquid craft glue for this project, but you will have to wait for it to dry.

    Attaching Felt Pieces
  7. Flip over the unicorn’s eye pattern and scribble all over the back with a pencil. Flip the pattern back over and position it in the top center of the unicorn. Trace around the pattern with a pencil, transferring the eyes and eyelashes onto the craft sticks. Ink in the features with a black marker. Draw the nostrils onto the nose with a black marker.

    Transferring Eyes

    Drawing on Features
  8. Finish by attaching the unicorn’s horn to the back, and top center of the unicorn’s head with a glue gun and glue sticks. Tie the satin ribbon in a bow and glue it to the top center of the unicorn.

    Adding Satin Bow

    Craft Tutorial for Popsicle Stick Unicorn

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