Popsicle Stick Dragonfly Craft

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These cute popsicle stick dragonflies are so cute and easy to make! Just a popsicle stick, a pipe cleaner and some googly eyes create these super cute little guys.

Dragonfly Popsicle stick craft

Spring is fully in the air and we have been loving some good kids spring crafts.

We’ve made lots of fun bug crafts for kids! So if you are looking for a super cute and very easy dragonfly craft, you’ll love this one.

A little colorful tape, some pipe cleaners, and a few googly eyes and you’ll have your self an entire army of these adorable popsicle stick dragonflies. 

Here are our step by step instructions for this adorable kids craft.

Dragonfly Popsicle Stick Craft Supplies

For this dragonfly craft you’ll need:

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Colorful Washi tape
  • Googly eyes
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Craft glue
dragonflies made from popsicle sticks

How to Make Your Popsicle Stick Dragonflies

This tutorial is super easy. But we’ll walk you through the steps anyway. 

First grab your popsicles sticks. These will be your dragonflies bodies. Then cover each stick with a piece of washi tape. 

popsicle stick dragonfly craft

Now that your dragonflies have fun colored bodies grab a few sets of your googly eyes. 

Glue one set of eyes toward the top of each of your tape covered popsicle sticks. 

dragonfly craft Popsicle sticks

Now you can make a few sets of dragonfly wings out of your pipe cleaner. We used a fun metallic one, but any color coordinating pipe cleaners will work! 

To make their wings, fashion your pipe cleaner into a figure eight, like shown below. 

dragonfly popsicle stick craft

Finally, glue your dragonfly wings onto the back of your dragonfly popsicle sticks. 

Dragonfly craft for kids with Popsicle sticks and pipe cleaners

Once you turn them back over, you’ll have these adorable little guys!

These would make fun summer party decor and would be adorable strung up as a dragonfly garland.

Or they would make adorable easy to make ornaments for the Christmas tree too! 

Make sure to also check out our dragonfly craft for preschoolers too! 

It’s made with pom poms and glitter foam and oh so cute!

dragonfly craft for kids from popsicle stick

Popsicle Stick Dragonfly Craft

Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $

This adorable popsicle stick dragonfly craft is so easy but so cute! Kids can easily create their own dragonfly beauties out of washi tape, popsicle sticks and some pipe cleaner.


  • Popsicle sticks
  • Washi tape
  • Googly eyes
  • Pipe cleaner


  • Craft glue


  1. Cover a popsicle stick with a cute piece of washi tape. This will be your dragonfly's body.
  2. Glue a set of googly eyes toward the top of your dragonfly's body. dragonfly craft
  3. Now to create your dragonfly's wing, fashion your pipe cleaner into a figure 8 like shown below. dragonfly craft wings
  4. Finally glue down your wings to the back of your dragonfly's body.
  5. Admire your cute little dragonfly craft. popsicle stick dragonflies

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