So long as you have a popsicle mold, making your own popsicles is ridiculously easy and the possibilities are limitless. For example, you can mix together gummy bears and Sprite, or for a more alcoholic treat, simply add Corona beer to the popsicle mold with a dash of lime jui ...more
Do you have free time? Then build your own bridge out of Popsicle sticks. Bre Pettis goes over the basics of building bridges. As a bonus, you get to watch other people stand on their own bridges and break them. Video: .
This video demonstrates how to make a catapult out of popsicle sticks. For this project, you will need the following: 7” rubber bands, a box of popsicle sticks, a hot glue gun, a Dixie cup, and tape. Start with the base. Lay out popsicle sticks in the shape of chicken feet. Ma ...more
You're never too young to start building your vast swarm of robotic minions. Taking over the world requires a whole lot of robots. The sheer volume of robots needed means your first wave will have to be made of cheap materials. After they take over key resources, you can upgra ...more
When we were five years old, there was nothing better to do at recess than to whip out a bag full of popsicle sticks of all sizes, some glue, and then piece together the pieces as if solving a puzzle. We'd make forts, bridges, and even stick people. Relive your tender childho ...more
If you've got a tiny farm, you're going to need some tiny fences. Don't shell out your whole allowance for a fancy store bought fence set. Instead make your own fences out of popsicle sticks. This video tutorial demonstrates how to create stalls and stables so your miniature f ...more
This miniature crossbow is great fun for target practice, and made solely from household items. It's really simple to make and easy to shoot. And you can even combine this with the flaming arrows I showed you how to make before. Materials Needed Plastic bottle top 2 lollipop ...more
Looking for a musical instrument that will really make you stand out? Check out this video to learn how to make a Harmoni-kazoo... or should it be called a Kazoomonica? With just tape, rubber bands, card stock, and popsicle sticks, you can make your own musical instrument.
Interested in homemade weaponry? Put your weapon making hat on this afternoon and create a unique crossbow out of popsicle sticks. Complete this fun afternoon project with help from these step by step instructions.
If you ever need an emergency finger splint for a broken or sprained finger, use a popsicle stick. Wrap medical tape around your broken finger to the side of a popsicle stick until you can receive proper medical attention. Popsicle sticks are commonly used for popsicles and k ...more
How to make a very easy (but strong) popsicle stick crossbow, with a shooting test at the end of the video. It shoots skewers, ink cartridges and some arrows I made. Video: .
The magic of an ice cold popsicle on a hot summer's day is undeniable, whether you're a child or a kid-at-heart. Neon-colored, store-bought popsicles may have a special place in your memory, but homemade popsicles are pretty hard to beat. Here's how to create delicious frozen ...more
Awesome 4 point stars made from 12 ice-cream sticks in less than 1 min, very easy to do. This video shows you how.
From Fox News, the Marquis Los Cabos resort in Baja California Sur, Mexico is now offering a $1,000 Popsicle made from 24 ct. gold flakes and Tequilas Premium Clase Azul Ultra—a premium liquor that goes for $1,500 a bottle. You can enjoy the gold-laced ice pop as you're loungi ...more
If you love playing with fire, then you might want to try making this simple device... the ultimate pyromaniacs toy. See how to make a popsicle stick fireball launcher. Watch as you learn to turn household everyday items into a cool matchstick shooter. If you like gags, prank ...more
No better way to celebrate summer coming to an end than ice cold party favors. The Jewels of New York offer up two mouthwatering booze popsicle recipes, gratis, for your enjoyment: Blackberry Bramble Popsicle 1 1/2 cup fresh blackberries 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 cups w ...more
Video: . Easy to make and only uses 5 Popsicle sticks.
Instinctively, we reach for popsicles and cold drinks when the temperatures climb, but doing something counterintuitive, like going for a hot drink or eating something spicy, is actually more effective at keeping you cool. Deutsche Well spoke with Professor Peter McNaughton, ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform the color changing Popsicle stick trick. Users will need to color one side of the stick with six colors and the other side with one color. The color should be the third color on the Popsicle stick. When asking the person to ...more
Celebrate your Jewish heritage this holiday season by creating a Star of David with this easy instructional video. Make a Star of David by following along with this easy instructional video. Materials needed to complete this project include blue paint, a paint brush, ribbon, p ...more
In this how to video, you will learn how to make a blow gun. You will need tape, a straw, scissors, and a popsicle stick. Take the popsicle stick and cut it so that it is about 1 mm thick. Once that is done, cut the popsicle so that it has a pointed end. Next, wrap a small amo ...more
Sometimes just drinking your alcohol can feel a little dull and boring. Eating your alcohol, however, is always a party. Whether you're hosting a party and looking for a unique idea to serve drinks, or have a problem with people judging you for drinking at noon, all you have ...more
Ice pops are like summer on a stick, with all the sweetness and stickiness of July and August. Store-bought popsicles, although refreshing, are never as good as homemade. So it's time to up your popsicle game with some of these beautiful creations, including some boozy pops (p ...more
Cardcrazy09 teaches you how to create a popsicle birthday card using Cricut. You'll need the Doodlecharms cartridge for this. Start with a white piece of card stock, then apply an orange piece on top, slightly smaller than the one below. On top of that add a smaller piece of c ...more
You don't need to spend mad amounts of money to carry a chic purse. While every gal covets her Dior satchel and Chanel quilted purse, toting around a bag you made yourself speaks volumnes about your ingenuity and individuality. Watch this video to learn how to put together a ...more
Robotic Rubik's Cube solvers are nothing new. We've seen ones that are run on Android, made of LEGO Mindstorms, and faster than the world record holder. The most recent Rubik's Cube robot making the news was made by high school student James Watson as a school project, but it' ...more
A little over a week ago, we featured the Hopsicle, a drunken summer "beer push pop" being served at Diablo Royale Este (a Mexican saloon in NYC's east village). We speculated the HowTo behind it seemed simple enough, but lucky for us Apartment Therapy's The Kitchn have gone a ...more
Nothin's better than freshly homemade popsicles in these hot summer months. Design Sponge has posted three delicious-sounding recipes by Ashley of Small Measure. Ashley recommends stretching your imagination: "One recipe uses coconut milk as a base, another uses yogurt, and t ...more
This video tutorial shows how to make a sweet card in the shape of a popsicle. Learn how to make this unique card for any occasion.
The freezer section at your local grocery store may have plenty of popsicle flavors, but they're mostly going to be the same old fruit-flavored varities you've been shoving in your mouths for years. None of those will truly get your tastebuds rolling like some creative homemad ...more
I suppose it's possible that peas in a pop could be surprisingly delicious, but I'm leaning towards unappetizing. Via baby food recipe blog Weelicious: "At first I was wary of the idea because it sounded kind of gross! But never one to judge a book by its cover or to shy away ...more
Don't spend your hard earned money purchasing popsicles at the grocery store this summer; make your own! While we wouldn't turn down a Creamsicle, making popsicles at home means you'll be using all natural ingredients and no harsh chemicals and food dyes, meaning your kids wil ...more
Everyone loves cats, for the most part. It would be more accurate to say that everyone loves kittens. No one can resist the cuteness of brand new baby kitty, especially children, which is why kittens and cats make the perfect craft project for kids. In this video, you'll learn ...more
The iconic, lovable gummy bear originated in Germany, where it goes by the name Gummibär— but that's not what makes it so much fun. The base of gummy bears is made up of gelatin, which gives them the signature elasticity that makes you feel like a kid again. But the fun doesn' ...more
Summer is coming so start saving your popsicle sticks (or more conveniently buy them from a craft store) to make your very own mini American flag. This is a great activity to take into the class room or just to pass the time on a summer’s afternoon. Make the perfect summer ho ...more
A lot of people know how to make homemade popsicles, but Karen Solomon, author of "Jam It, Pickle It, Cure It," provides us with an ingenious way of making these cool, delicious treats. Take the ingredients you want to make your popsicles with, and mix them in a blender as yo ...more
The last time we checked the ingredients list on the back of a soap container, we had to use a magnifying glass because the manufacterers had to make the font a literal size 0 to fit all the chemicals in. While we love our nice-smelling soaps, it does phase us that there's so ...more
Popsicles are tasty treats, but they can be expensive and unhealthy, especially if you like to eat them a lot in the summer. Katie shows us how to make your own delicious, nutritious, and low-cost popsicles. All you have to do is mix Jello pudding with water or milk and fresh ...more
In this clip, learn how to make delicious 'pup'sicles for your dog at home. These pops are made from meat and chopped food so they are not human friendly but they are perfect for keeping your pet hydrated and cool in the hot summer months.
Ever since Katy Perry's "California Gurls" single came out, we've never looked at popsicles and baked goods in the same way again. Pay tribute to the unadulterated version of these summertime staples by folding this origami chocolate popsicle. It's amazingly lifelike and is ea ...more
Ive done this myself in the past with a couple of friends and it yielded interesting results. Go to the store and get some popsicles ( I'm fucking positive I'm spelling that wrong but fuck it) big meaty bastards like the old school bomb pops you then take x number of people an ...more
Don't let the warm weather wear you down. Beat the heat and create your own frozen treats. You Will Need * Fruit juice * Ice cube trays or popsicle molds * Aluminum foil * Popsicle sticks or toothpicks * Fresh fruit (optional) Step 1 Pour your favorite fruit juice into an ice ...more
Are you sick of your dogs bad behavior? Such as chewing your furniture, bothering you while eating dinner, barking incessantly, and even stealing your slippers! Dee Hoult shows us how to properly use the 'Kong' toy to prevent all this undesirable behavior. It's simple, you jus ...more
This is a kind of ode to the yellow snowcone. First you need a popsicle, take the wrapper off and the stick and what not. It also could be funnier if the person who's eating the poo popsicle eats the real one, kind of like a before and after shot. Then you need someone to take ...more
Hello, in this episode of In the Kitchen with Matt, we will continue with the Star Wars theme, last episode we made Star Wars Death Star Peanut Butter Cups, this episode we are making Star Wars Death Star Popsicles. So we are really getting great value out of our Death Star mo ...more
Other than keeping your popsicles and frozen veggies frosty, who would have thought that your everyday freezer had so many uses? Just like your dishwasher can be used for many non-cookware items, the freezer can be used in a variety of useful ways that don't involve perishable ...more
I'm as adventurous an eater as just about anyone, but some foodie trends leave me scratching my head and wanting nothing more than a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. But sometimes the trends become trends because they're, well, brilliant. Such is the case with strawberries, ...more
In keeping with today's theme of dark and twisted sweets (edible blood slides), check out this German gun-sucking art project. For a piece entitled Freeze: Revisited, Florian Jenett and Valentin Beinroth made handgun replicas crafted from ice, in an array of flavors, including ...more
If the foam calla lily is too advanced for your kids, and the foam violets are too much purple for the eyes, then try out these simple flowers. Make a whole bouquet of them with your kids! They are really simple to make, and only require these materials: * Construction paper ...more
Store bought crossbows can be quite expensive, so why not make a miniature crossbow at home? In this video, make an all wooden crossbow with really simple household materials. To make this easy wooden crossbow you will need a hot glue gun, a skewer, popsicle stick, elastic ban ...more
We've already shown you how to dunk a regular-sized Oreo cookie while keeping your fingers pristine, how to upgrade Oreos into different desserts, and even make them into lazy ice cream sandwiches. Now we're going to introduce you to a few other essential Oreo hacks that will ...more
Are you a messy burger eater? Ants and fruit flies invading your home? Hate drinking warm drinks? Find out the quick and easy DIY solutions to these problems with these 10 amazing tips and tricks for the summer. Video: . I had seen pictures of some of these useful ideas on the ...more
No child can resist the art of stick puppets, especially when it's a cute, little, cuddly cat. This paper cat stick puppet is perfect for a afternoon of crafts with the kids. There's hardly anything involved in the making of this little kitten head. The materials needed are: ...more
A visit to Disneyland is not complete without a trip to the Tiki Juice Bar where the famous Dole Whip soft serve dessert resides. These golden swirls of frozen pineapple-y goodness are an essential part of any magical visit. But trips to Disneyland are pretty pricey nowadays. ...more
Make a great ball toy from chemicals, that are not hard to get. The result, if you follow along with this how-to video, is a very bouncy ball. You will need, ethanol, water glass, rubber gloves, beakers and a popsicle stick. Watch this video toy tutorial and learn how to make ...more
Build a wooden crossbow with string, PVC and glueTake a plank of 3/4" wood of any kind as long as it's strong. Make a long 11.5" cut. It must be straight. Angles don't have to be the same, but the shape should be the same. Cut 3.5" piece off the wood going 1" down. Use 3/4" wo ...more
In this video series, our expert Katalin Toth will teach you how to do crafts with children. She will show you how to make a toy boat including how to paint the boat, glue the popsicle sticks, cu the popsicle sticks, and test the boat out in water. Katalin and her children wil ...more
A much more exciting alternative to domino toppling, kinetic artist Tim Fort holds the world record for what is apparently called a "xyloexplosive device" (or in layman's terms, a stick bomb). Tim uses 2250 tongue depressors to build 562 tiny tension-loaded bombs, resulting i ...more
Even if you've put aside your percolator and have gone the way of the pod coffeemaker, there are still dozens of ways to use your leftover coffee filters. Incredibly cheap, absorbent, and shaped with a ruffle, coffee filters are useful in the kitchen, garden, and around the ho ...more
Here's another fun summertime craft for your budding engineer - make a spinning paper pinwheel or fan! You'll need a C-battery, a toy motor, two soda caps, a popsicle stick, foil paper, copper wire, a small sheet of foam, a sharp pencil, a hot glue gun and some safety scissors.