The Wikki Stix ornament crafts below are perfect creations for holiday parties! The crafts can be enjoyed by children of all ages and make great child-created gifts for Christmas!
Wikki Stix Snowman Ornament Craft
Materials needed: 3 large craft sticks, scissors, white Wikki Stix, and assorted colors of Wikki Stix for the snowman’s features.
Set out the craft sticks, the white Wikki Stix, and assorted colored Wikki Stix on a tray or table. Invite the children to completely wrap the 3 craft sticks with the white Wikki Stix. Have the children press the wrapped crafts sticks together to form the snowman’s body (the Wikki Stix will adhere the 3 craft sticks together).
The children can make a hat, 2 eyes, a nose, a mouth, or other desired features for the snowman with Wikki Stix (see photo above).
To make the snowman’s hat: Lay two blue or black Wikki Stix across all three of the wrapped craft sticks to form the hat’s brim (approx. 1/3 of the way down from the top of the sticks). The children can make a simple square and fill it in with Wikki Stix for the top of the snowman’s hat. Younger children may need assistance in cutting smaller pieces of Wikki Stix to make the eyes, nose, and mouth. To finish the craft, bend one Wikki Stix in half and open the top to make a loop to hang the snowman ornament.
Wikki Stix Reindeer Ornament Craft
Materials needed: 3 craft or Popsicle sticks, scissors, and brown/red/white/blue Wikki Stix.
Set out the craft sticks and Wikki Stix on a tray or table. Have the children use the brown Wikki Stix to completely wrap the 3 crafts sticks. When wrapped, the crafts sticks should be make into a triangle (the Wikki Stix will adhere the ends together and no glue is necessary).
The reindeer’s eyes are made from 1 white Wikki Stix spiral and smaller blue pieces. The eyes can be attached to the top of the triangle. Have the children make the reindeer’s nose from balls of red Wikki Stix and attached to the point of the triangle.
If desired, the children can make brown antlers and ears for their reindeer craft as pictured above. The hanger for the reindeer craft is made from one Wikki Stix (folded in half and opened at the top to form a loop as in the photo above).
Wikki Stix Santa Ornament Craft
Materials needed: One large craft stick, scissors, and red/white/blue Wikki Stix.
To make the Santa hat: Invite the children to use red Wikki Stix to form a triangle. The children can fill in the triangle with Wikki Stix. Invite the children to mold the top of the red triangle to resemble the top of Santa’s hat. If desired, the children can make a ball or spiral of white Wikki Stix for the tip of the Santa hat.
Santa’s eyes are made from two Wikki Stix spirals with smaller cut blue pieces for the center. To make the nose, invite the children to wrap red Wikki Stix into a ball to resemble Santa’s “cherry” nose.
To make the mouth and beard: Have the children cut a small piece of red Wikki Stix to form Santa’s mouth on the craft stick. The beard is made of various cut lengths of the white Wikki Stix.
All of the Wikki Stix pieces will adhere to the craft stick when pressed firmly in place. An ornament hanger can be made from one Wikki Stix (folded in half and opened at the top to form a loop).
Wikki Stix Snowflake Crafts
Materials needed: White or Blue Wikki Stix and scissors.
Make a tray of blue and/or white Wikki Stix and invite the children to play. The snowflakes in the photo above were made by making an X with two strands of Wikki Stix. A third Wikki Stix strand can then be place horizontally across the center of the X to form 6 ends.
Wikki Stix pieces can then be cut and formed into the V shapes. The V shapes are then added (3 per side) to each of the 6 snowflake ends (see photo above). The hanger for the snowflake ornament is made from one Wikki Stix folded in half and then opened to form the loop.
Wikki Stix can be cut with safety scissors, but younger children will need assistance.
The Wikki Stix snowflakes crafts are simple yet quite impressive looking crafts for kids. Children can also design the snowflakes on wrapping/tissue paper as decorations for Christmas packages.
Wikki Stix Christmas Tree Craft
Materials needed: 1 craft stick (per tree craft), scissors, and green, brown, and assorted others colors of Wikki Stix.
Set out the Wikki Stix on a tray or a table and invite the children to create a Christmas tree.
To make the tree trunk: wrap one craft stick with brown Wikki Stix and set aside.
To make the tree: invite the children to make a triangle from 2 green Wikki Stix. If may be helpful for younger children to have a tree template to copy. Draw a simple triangle on an index card and have the children use Wikki Stix to outline the tree. The children can then fill in the tree with Wikki Stix by following inside the outline. When completely filled in with Wikki Stix, the tree can then be lifted from the index card and attached to the trunk (craft stick).
Invite the children to decorate their Christmas trees in any manner desired. Some suggestions: garland, ornaments, a star, “tinsel” from cut pieces, or small lights.
The Wikki Stix Christmas Ornaments are creative fun for special holiday parties. Invite the children to play and craft by creating a special place with supplies where kids can design and create.
It may be helpful to right click each of the photos, save, and print a picture of the ornament crafts for a visual guide. The ornament crafts make great gifts from kids, too!
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