Rainbow Popsicle Stick Pencil Holder

Aug 21, 2015

With summer coming to an end and back-to-school preparations in full swing, we decided to craft up a simple pencil holder to help get organized!

This colorful craft comes together incredibly quickly, plus it's easy for all ages and a fun way to recycle.

You Will Need:

  • rainbow-colored popsicle sticks (available at craft and dollar stores)
  • glue
  • paint brush
  • empty can

An empty bean can, paintbrush, rainbow-coloured popsicle sticks and white glue.


1. Squeeze some glue into a small container and paint a strip of glue onto the tin. Messy fun!

Place a red popsicle stick on the glue.

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2. Continue gluing and and adding popsicle sticks in a rainbow until the tin is fully covered.

Popsicle sticks glued on a recycled can.

3. There you have it! A bright rainbow tin to hold your new school supplies.

A completed rainbow popsicle stick pencil holder.

Happy creating!

Article Author Shanti Nordholt-McPhee
Shanti Nordholt-McPhee

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Shanti Nordholt-McPhee is one half of the blog Twig and Toadstool. The blog is primarily a natural based craft blog that she created with the help of her friend Maureen. They create beautiful crafts made out of natural and beautiful materials, things that are inspired by Mother Nature, embellished with glitter, whimsy and imagination! Shanti is a mother of two beautiful girls, ages eight and eleven, and she feels fortunate enough to live in a part of Eastern Ontario where she is surrounded by the beauty of the natural world and part of a community of parents who encourage creativity and JOY!

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