Ugly Christmas Sweater Popsicle Stick Craft for Kids

If there’s one thing that’s popular during the holiday season, it’s definitely ugly Christmas sweaters! While it may not always be possible to make your own ugly Christmas sweater, you can definitely live out your wildest ugly sweater dreams with this ugly Christmas sweater popsicle stick craft.

Supplies Needed:

Dark Brown & Assorted Color Paint or Paint Pens 


White Paint Pen or Marker

Regular Popsicle Sticks 

Small Popsicle Sticks 

Small Piece of Cardboard

Additional Decor as Desired 

Hot Glue Gun & Glue 


Evenly line up 7 regular size popsicle sticks.

Using a hot glue gun, run a line of hot glue the entire length of a small popsicle stick & press it horizontally onto one end of the 7 sticks – repeat this step on the other end as well.

Add two small sticks from the back as arms for the sweater.

Flip the newly made board over and cover with an even layer of any color paint, leaving small sections for hands and neck, let dry.

Paint neck and hand sections any desired color, let dry.

Use the remaining items to decorate your sweater! Have fun!

Your Ugly Christmas Sweater popsicle stick craft is now complete!  You can have a competition and vote on which sweater you like the best or you can use these as fun holiday decorations.