While popsicle sticks may conjure up memories of summer nights chasing after the ice cream truck and chlorine-stained hair, your kids, who may or may not know the hottest spots for gelato around town, might not hold the same appreciation for these wooden sticks like you do. Show your kids the glory of the popsicle stick and the amazing creations you can make with the little wooden stems. From popsicle fish to airplanes, we’ve come up with seven cool ideas to turn those recycled sticks into cool crafts.

X-treme Bird Feeder

Forget using empty milk carton with seeds to feed the cardinals and bluejays that flitter through your garden. With these X-treme Bird Feeders you and your little tinkers will create a sweet bird feeder worthy of any backyard.

Which one do you plan to make?

— Natasha Artavia

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