Craft Stick Dolls

This open-ended project leaves room for lots of creativity. Kids can draw themselves, their family, or a whole crowd of friends!

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    Gather your materials.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    Decorate the first craft stick with hair. Use the black pen or black marker to draw a face.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    Cut out a thin strip of paper (about 2 inches long) for each doll. Paint a thin layer of Mod Podge on the craft stick and let it dry for a few seconds. Glue the paper on the stick and let it dry completely.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Done!

    Once the paper has dried, use the black pen to add details, like a collar, buttons, or pockets. You can also glue on more paper strips to create a skirt or pants. Use your markers and pen to finish the doll by drawing legs and shoes. How many different dolls can you create?

    Photo reference of how to complete step 4

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