DIY Craft: How To Make a American Flag Out of Popsicle Sticks With Your Troop

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Learn how to make an American Flag out of popsicle sticks. This craft is great for any patriotic celebration your troop may be celebrating or for a flag ceremony. You can learn through directions and pictures and a short video showing how to do it. Let’s get started!

Learn how to make the Flag Craft With Video

For this craft you will need:

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Red, white and blue color
  • White cookie decorative stars
  • Glue
  • Thin stick

How to make flag craft

Step 1: Take the sticks and start painting them. Paint three red, two white and two blue sticks.
Leave them to dry completely before you continue decorating.

Step 2: Take the sticks and start creating the flag. You will need one clear stick on the back side to attach the other sticks. First you will need red stick, then white, another red and continue that order until you reach the end.

Step 3: Now for the blue part cut the blue sticks on half. You will need three halves of them.

Step 4: Glue them on the left upper corner.

Step 5: Add some white stars on it. I’ve used stars for decorating cookies but you can
use some pearl stars or maybe stars from cardboard.

Step 6: To finish the look of the flag just add the wooden thin stick on the left side on the back.

Completed Flag Craft

Help Earning the Celebrating Community badge

This could be a great addition to the activities you are doing to earn the Celebrating Community badge. If you need more ideas for this badge here are some ideas along with a complete activity booklet to help you earn it.

Patriotic Bingo, Card Game and 4 Corner Game

This activity booklet has 3 very fun games celebrating red white and blue. Use for Memorial Day, July 4th, or for another patriotic event. Get yours here

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My name is Jodi Carlson, I am a mom, wife, & web designer and come with 25 years of GS experience. I am now sharing my experiences and helping other Girl leaders be great and successful and shape today’s girls to be the leaders of tomorrow. I was blessed with a Son in March of 2015 and stepped down as a full time girl leader, but missed planning and volunteering, so I decided after 25 years I have so many ideas to inspire girls and help leaders so I choose to build this blog and it has grown into a resource beyond GS, I am reaching girl leaders in many organizations.


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