Today we have a Simple Grinch-inspired craft for you to make with your toddler or preschoolers. Creating Christmas Activities inspired by Books is one of our favourite ways to count down to Christmas. And of the Christmas picture books, we have featured here on Rainy Day Mum, one of our favourites is How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Using craft supplies that we have readily available this Grinch Decoration is made from craft Sticks to create a Grinch Popsicle Stick Craft for Toddlers.

Grinch Popsicle Stick Craft for toddlers and you to make
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas

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This Dr Seuss Christmas classic is a fun storybook with a little message as well. How the Grinch Stole Christmas is full of the silly rhymes, made up words and wonderful characters that make Dr Seuss books stick out amongst other children’s books.

This easy popsicle stick Christmas craft is ideal to make after you and your toddler have read the Grinch book. So sit down get comfortable read the book and then create these popsicle stick ornaments for the Christmas tree.

Materials Needed to Create your Grinch Christmas Decoration Craft

Large Popsicle Sticks

Washable Lime Green paint (especially if doing this craft with younger children) or for older children you could use a Sharpie

Scissors

Glue

Red Construction Paper

Large White Pom Pom

Pencil

Black Sharpie or Marker Pen

Green Feathers

White pipe cleaners/chenille sticks

easy toddler craft to create a How the Grinch Stole Christmas Popsicle Craft

How to make your Grinch Christmas Popsicle Stick Craft for Toddlers

  1. Select 5 craft sticks and colour them green. Let them Dry.
    Easy Popsicle Stick Craft for toddlers and preschoolers to create a Grinch perfect for some book or movie inspired creativity leading up to Christmas.
  2. Cut an additional craft stick in half this will secure the coloured craft sticks together.
    Easy Popsicle Stick Craft for toddlers and preschoolers to create a Grinch perfect for some book or movie inspired creativity leading up to Christmas.
  3. On the reverse of the craft sticks, you have coloured glue the two halves of the craft stick to secure them.
    Easy Popsicle Stick Craft for toddlers and preschoolers to create a Grinch perfect for some book or movie inspired creativity leading up to Christmas.
  4. Turn over and add a strip of glue to the bottom.
    Easy Popsicle Stick Craft for toddlers and preschoolers to create a Grinch perfect for some book or movie inspired creativity leading up to Christmas.
  5. Cut up the feathers and apply them to form the fur part around the bottom of the Grinch’s face.
    Easy Popsicle Stick Craft for toddlers and preschoolers to create a Grinch perfect for some book or movie inspired creativity leading up to Christmas.
  6. Place the crafts sticks on top of the red construction paper and draw a Santa hat shape.
    Easy Popsicle Stick Craft for toddlers and preschoolers to create a Grinch perfect for some book or movie inspired creativity leading up to Christmas.
  7. Cut out the Santa hat and add a pom pom to the end with the glue.
    Easy Popsicle Stick Craft for toddlers and preschoolers to create a Grinch perfect for some book or movie inspired creativity leading up to Christmas.
  8. Glue on the Santa’s hat to the craft stick face.
    Easy Popsicle Stick Craft for toddlers and preschoolers to create a Grinch perfect for some book or movie inspired creativity leading up to Christmas.
  9. Fold up your Pipe Cleaner to create a fuzzy edge for the hat.
    Easy Popsicle Stick Craft for toddlers and preschoolers to create a Grinch perfect for some book or movie inspired creativity leading up to Christmas.
  10. Attach the folded pipe cleaners to the bottom of the hat.
    Easy Popsicle Stick Craft for toddlers and preschoolers to create a Grinch perfect for some book or movie inspired creativity leading up to Christmas.
  11. Using a black sharpie draw on the Grinch’s face.
Easy Popsicle Stick Craft for toddlers and preschoolers to create a Grinch perfect for some book or movie inspired creativity leading up to Christmas.

If you wish to turn this into a Christmas Decoration to hang on the tree then attach some ribbon to the back to hang it on the tree with.

Easy Popsicle Stick Craft for toddlers and preschoolers to create a Grinch perfect for some book or movie inspired creativity leading up to Christmas.

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Easy Popsicle Stick Craft for toddlers and preschoolers to create a Grinch perfect for some book or movie inspired creativity leading up to Christmas.
Easy Popsicle Stick Craft for toddlers and preschoolers to create a Grinch perfect for some book or movie inspired creativity leading up to Christmas.
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Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, high school teacher and mum. Realising that life doesn't have to be put on hold and you don't just have to survive whilst the kids are young she shares ideas to inspire you to LIVE with the kids, with activities to do together, recipes to cook and enjoy and family travel to make memories to last a lifetime.

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