This is an easy craft for preschoolers. They may need some help with the glue.


  • 2 paddle pop sticks
  • 10 pipe cleaners
  • glue or sticky tape


  1. Twist pipe cleaners into wings as shown in picture and secure to the back of the paddle pop stick with glue.
  2. Add antennas by twisting around the top of the paddle pop stick to fix in place.

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    • 08 Jan 2016
      3:00 pm

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  • So fun and so easy! Good one to help get through yet another day of Sydney lockdown


  • I absolutely love these. What a colourful, simple but creative idea for the kids.


  • These dragonfly pop sticks would look great amongst my indoor plans. Thanks for the idea.


  • They look bright, vibrant and gorgeous. Holiday fun for sure.


  • Very cute. Thank you for sharing


  • Pop a magnet on the back and there’s a cool present


  • Oh wow, these are too too cute


  • They would make a great hanging mobile


  • These dragonflies would make a beautiful decoration for a child’s room.


  • Aren’t they just beautiful. Lovely project. Thanks


  • Great for fine motor skill development and colour recognition.


  • aww these are my fav..sooo sweeet.
    Now I really do think you need to put on a puppet show.
    THANX Clairejay

    • Haha. I might whip up a puppet theatre tomorrow… :)


  • a lovely idea too would be to hang these like a mobile as they are so pretty.

    • Love this idea of making a pretty mobile.

      • I love the mobile idea too – you could do so many things with that idea!


  • These dragonflies are just so sweet.


  • wow this is really pretty! i reckon that you could use these butterflies on a canvas or as fridge magnets :)

    • Great idea, I never thought to make them as 3D magnets!

      • i am glad that you like it! these creations are really cute so using magnets, you could hopefully enjoy them a little more. :)


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