If it is your vacation or you are free anyway at home and looking for something exciting, it is the time to make a popsicle stick house. You can use it as a decorative item, a gift material, or for your art or science exhibition. All you need are some popsicle sticks, and your beautiful popsicle stick house is ready. This tutorial will direct you through the procedure on how to make a popsicle stick house.
Before moving ahead, let us gather all the required materials in one place to avoid any mishap.
- Ice cream sticks around 100
- Wasted newspaper or any paper
- Poster colors
Steps To Make A DIY Popsicle Stick House
Step 1: Place a newspaper and color the ice cream sticks or buy the already colored ones. To prepare the base of the house, take around 12 sticks and place them uniformly. Look at the picture for reference.
Step 2: Now, glue them together with the help of the glue gun.
Step 3: Now, cut a few sticks into half and stick them as instructed below.
Step 4: Now, take around 4 sticks and prepare the front of the house as shown below
Step 5: Now, cut out the extra glue from all the walls.
Step 6: Now, stick the walls to the base.
Step 7: Now, prepare a door with the help of the toothpicks
Step 8: Then glue it to its portion
Step 9: Now, place the roof over the walls and stick it.
Step 10: Prepare the boundary of the wall, and your popsicle stick house is ready.
- Make use of either newspaper or brown paper to prevent the spill of colors or glue.
- Try to make use of a glue gun to be sure the material is appropriately glued.
- Use poster color instead of watercolor for a better look
Points to remember
Handle the tools with care.
An Indian nuclear physicist, founding director, and professor of physics at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.