Cute Paper Ice Lollies That Your Kids Will Love to Make

Nathalie White

June 2, 2020

Paper Ice Lollies craft

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With the days getting warmer, our thoughts invariably turn to ice cream and ice pops! But ice pops can be a messy affair for young kids, so why not craft your own instead? Using some simple craft and colouring materials, here are some cute paper ice lollies that are fantastic for imaginative play!

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If you’re looking for some simple summer crafts for toddlers and preschoolers, that allow for creative role play time, then these simple paper ice lollies are just the thing.

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Paper Ice Lollies Craft Activity

You will need:

  • Printer
  • Cardboard
  • Glue
  • Colouring materials


1. Download and print the templates from the list below. You can choose from the black and white (which you can colour in yourself) or the coloured version of the activity. There are two front and two back sheets (each sheet contains 5 ice lollies) to make 10 paper ice lollies in total of either coloured or black and white, so be sure to print off both front and back for all.

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2. If you choose the black and white option, colour all the images before cutting them, as it’s much easier. Make the ice lollies as colourful as you like and even invent new flavours! There are two front and two back sheets to make 10 ice lollies in total so make sure you colour both sides of each one.

3. Cut out the coloured ice lolly shapes.

4. Take an empty cardboard box and cut out shapes to look like the wooden sticks used in real ice lollies.

5. Take the front and back side of an ice lolly and glue them together adding the cardboard stick at the bottom. Doesn’t that look delicious?

paper ice lollies with sticks

6. Find a container that you can use as a pretend freezer.

7. When you have made your ice lollies think of names to call them, e.g. Sweet watermelon, Juicy splash, Very berry, Triple taste, Super sour lemon, etc. Now you’re almost ready to start your ice lolly business.

8. Think of a name for your shop and you could even make a poster to display the flavours available and the prices.

paper ice lollies craft

9. Decide who is selling and who is buying the ice lollies. Make a queue of customers out of your toys and pick the flavour!

10. Alternatively, you could pretend to sell the ice lollies from an ice cream van. Just drive around the house singing a song and stop for costumers!

Don’t forget to practice saying: ‘hello’, ‘please’, ‘thank you’ and ‘goodbye’ as you play!

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Published On: June 2nd, 2020 / Categories: Things To Do / Last Updated: May 31st, 2023 / Tags: , , , , , /

About the Author: Nathalie White

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Nathalie White is a mum of two boys, and creator of the website Funny Bunny & Cheeky Monkey which is full of creative activities to do at home with kids. She reckons that all you need are a printer, paper, a pair of scissors, some glue and some tape, crayons or paints and a toddler or two to create wonderful activities and games to play over and over again. Follow Nathalie on Facebook, and Instagram.

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