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Craft Stick A to Z: Icicles

Explore the alphabet with our A to Z Crafts! I is for Icicles and is perfect for teaching little learners about the alphabet and letter recognition.

Materials



Jumbo Craft Sticks
Craft Wire
Fine Iridescent Glitter

Paper Clips

Glue or Hot Glue

Tie Dye

Instructions



Step  1.

Gather your materials.

Step  1.

Gather your materials.

Step  2.

Mix tie dye powder with water in disposable cups. We used blue, aqua, and purple! As an alternative, use liquid watercolors.

Step  2.

Mix tie dye powder with water in disposable cups. We used blue, aqua, and purple! As an alternative, use liquid watercolors.

Step  3.

Soak jumbo craft sticks in the tie dye. The colors will begin to run through the wood stick.

Step  3.

Soak jumbo craft sticks in the tie dye. The colors will begin to run through the wood stick.

Step  4.

When they are about halfway dyed, flip the sticks and dip the un-dyed side into a new color.

Step  4.

When they are about halfway dyed, flip the sticks and dip the un-dyed side into a new color.

Step  5.

Allow the sticks to dry.

Step  5.

Allow the sticks to dry.

Step  6.

Once dry, add glue and iridescent glitter to one end of the sticks.

Step  6.

Once dry, add glue and iridescent glitter to one end of the sticks.

Step  7.

Carefully use hot glue to attach 1 small paper clip to the stick.

Step  7.

Carefully use hot glue to attach 1 small paper clip to the stick.

Step  8.

Repeat for each stick, then arrange them in the order you would like them to be displayed.

Step  8.

Repeat for each stick, then arrange them in the order you would like them to be displayed.

Step  9.

Coil craft wire into a spiral shape. This will be used to display your icicles!

Step  9.

Coil craft wire into a spiral shape. This will be used to display your icicles!

Step  10.

Thread paper clips onto the craft wire.

Step  10.

Thread paper clips onto the craft wire.

Step  11.

Add clear faceted beads between each icicle for a sparkly, snowy look!

Step  11.

Add clear faceted beads between each icicle for a sparkly, snowy look!

Step  12.

Secure the end of your icicle strand by twisting the craft wire around the last paper clip.

Step  12.

Secure the end of your icicle strand by twisting the craft wire around the last paper clip.

Step  13.

Your icicles are now complete! Pin them up to display them, or tie a string or cording to either end to hang them anywhere!

Step  13.

Your icicles are now complete! Pin them up to display them, or tie a string or cording to either end to hang them anywhere!