Home Is Where the Heart Is Magnet Popsicle Stick Craft

Do you remember making popsicle stick crafts as a kid? I see a lot activities involving popsicle sticks in my future because we bought a box with 1000 of them! My daughter was ecstatic to go on a mom-daughter date with me to the craft store. We loaded up our basket with a ton of supplies. What I love about this project is that it works as a DIY gift from kids for many occasions, including Mother's Day and Father's Day.

Learn how to make a popsicle stick house magnet. Great craft activity for kids!

Home Is Where the Heart Is Magnet Popsicle Stick Craft

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Note* use any colors you like!

Construction paper
Craft Foam
Craft Popsicle Sticks
Decorations (stickers, ribbon, other embellishments)
Tacky Glue


Craft supplies needed to make this heart in home magnet.

First, gather up your craft supplies! If you want to paint your craft sticks, you will need to give them time to dry before starting this project.

Pick out the color you want for the interior of your house. Place the construction paper vertically on a flat surface.

How to make a popsicle stick house magnet with the kids.

Arrange the popsicle sticks in the shape a house as shown in the photo, then use the tacky glue to glue them in place. You will need to allow the glue to dry for a few seconds to a few minutes before continuing.

Simple craft stick project for kids to work on.

Next, cut a heart from the craft foam and glue it inside the house.

Put your completed project up on the fridge for everyone to see!

Trim the extra paper from around the outside of the popsicle stick house and decorate as much as you want! When you are finished decorating, glue the magnet on the back of the construction paper. Allow plenty of time to dry before putting it up on your refrigerator!

If you want to personalize this popsicle stick craft, you can write “Mom,” “Dad,” or someone's name on the heart or along one of the sticks. Another idea would be to add a photograph within the house, making it a cute photo magnet!

Looking for a popsicle stick craft for kids? Get the directions to make this cute Home is Where the Heart is magnet craft. Makes a great DIY gift from kids for Mother's Day or Father's Day.

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