Easy DIY Kids Bracelet from a Craft Stick

Easy DIY Kids Bracelet from a Craft Stick

Sometimes the easiest DIY to do with our kiddos can be right under our nose. I’m a believer that you don’t have to spend a lot of money on craft supplies to create with your children. Can you believe that with only a few simple craft sticks, a little water, and a little time you can create your own easy DIY kids bracelet from a craft stick? You won’t believe how simple this is. This is a great kids craft of all ages. Ready, here we go!

Easy DIY Kids Bracelet from a Craft Stick

I’m going to make this tutorial really simple because, well, this craft is super simple!

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Let’s gather our materials:

  • Craft sticks or Popsicle sticks
  • Cup; make sure you get a sturdy cup or glass that will be a similar size to how big you want the “bracelet” to be
  • Paint, glitter or markers

Another idea I had is to purchase already colored craft sticks. This will make decorating easier.

Here is my tutorial for the easy DIY kids bracelet from a craft stick.

  • Soak craft sticks in water for at least 2 hours
  • Pull craft sticks out of the water and start to bend them SLOWLY – if you bend them too fast they might crack or splinter
  • Bend the sticks enough to fit in a glass. You can also wrap a rubber band around them. Note: the craft stick will expand a little after you remove it so bend it tighter than you want it.
  • Let the craft sticks sit in a glass overnight or at least 12 hours.
  • Remove your new “bracelets” and decorate them however you wish!

Wasn’t that simple! My favorite type of crafts are those that are super easy and super cheap. After all, it’s not like kids cherish their crafts :).

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Thank you for stopping by to see how to make an easy DIY bracelet with a craft stick!

Easy DIY Kids Bracelet from a Craft Stick

Until we meet again, happy crafting!

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  1. Louise says

    I love this – what a simple and effective idea. I’d never have thought about soaking a craft stick in water to try and make it supple enough to bend it. I’ll have to give this a try with my 5-year-old – she would love doing this. #bloggerclubuk

  2. diynige says

    My girls love crafting so will definitely Be trying out this lovely idea Thanks for linking to #Thatfridaylinky hope to see you next week

  3. Simple Life Mom says

    I’m glad you added the video. Very cute and easy idea they can even do themselves! Love that.
    Thanks for sharing with us over on the Homestead Blog Hop. Please keep more great ideas coming our way.

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