Popsicle sticks or craft sticks as they are referred to can be used in a variety of easy craft projects for kids. This tutorial shows how a Popsicle sticks coaster can be made in a few quick steps.
How to make Popsicle stick coasters – Tutorial:
Apply a good glue on one side of a Popsicle stick.
Glue on another stick as shown.
In the same manner glue on 8 to 9 sticks together. Allow the glue to dry – place a medium heavy object on top till the sticks have been glued well together.
Now take another stick and apply glue on it.
Place a stick on top and press the them together.
Make a few more such ‘couple sticks’. I needed 5 such pairs for my coaster.
Glue all the components together. The piece made in step 3 forms the top of the coaster while the paired sticks make up the base.
Flip once dry.
Now for some art work of your choice – I’ve used black fabric paint to draw a Madhubani style design…
The completed design…
Once the design is complete and the paint has dried well, apply a coat of clear varnish and allow it to dry. The Popsicle sticks coaster is done – simple and inexpensive!