Lolly Stick Bi-Planes

A nice quick and easy craft for you today… you need five recycled ice lolly sticks for each plane (that’s a lot of lolly-licking – you CAN buy popsicle sticks in bulk though!)

The first bi-plane we made used the old fashioned ‘dolly pegs’ or clothes pin, and some lego bricks and wheels…



8yo said this was ‘cheating’ so we tried a normal clothes peg and sliced a cork into three, creating wheels, using a tooth pick – very satisfying!

Now, these were really quick to make, as we used our trusty glue-gun, so super-speedy, so if you’d like to get MORE from this craft, get painting, and adding some stickers maybe?… let’s see your Spitfires! (no – I am not sponsored by Shepherd Neame)


We had quite a lot of fun trying to photograph the peg planes flying high, in the sky…!

hung out on Google+ for a bit of a vlog… with some craft buddies to share these peg planes, hosted by the ever lovely Maggy from Red Ted Art who showed us four crafts including her Lollipop traffic light biscuits which are featured in her book. Another great lolly stick craft here from Craftulate – popsicle sticks and magnets! Pop back later for more links to Aly Hodge, Anthea, Kelly, Liz‘s lolly stick boats, and Rebecca. Maggy’s other feature crafts were superhero-puppets and spiderwebs.
KidsChaosLollySticksYouTube Are you on Google+ Follow me here, and say hello, and I’ll add you back to my circles.

Oh, and I’m on too… Erm, and funnily enough on Facebookand Pinterest! Pop over to say hello x Like it? Pin it!
Ali also writes over on



16 thoughts on “Lolly Stick Bi-Planes

  1. Pingback: 20 Craft Stick Crafts - Red Ted Art's Blog

  2. I can’t get over how simple and epic these are.I have some rusty pegs that we can use when we make these.

  3. Pingback: Craft Stick Hangout | Zing Zing Tree

  4. Pingback: Cork Craft Ideas

  5. Pingback: Craft Stick Picture Easels | Zing Zing Tree

  6. Pingback: En el verano .. arte con palitos de helado !!!

  7. Pingback: Recycled lollipop stick for Christmas Craft | Life surrounded by Blues

  8. Pingback: Advent Calendar FREE printable | Kids Chaos

  9. Pingback: 50+ Homemade Wine Cork Crafts - Hative

  10. Pingback: Wine Cork Crafts - Lolly stick airplane - Fun Crafts Kids

  11. Pingback: 43 More Wine Cork Crafts Ideas DIY Projects & Creative Crafts – How To Make Everything Homemade - DIY Projects & Creative Crafts – How To Make Everything Homemade

  12. Pingback: 50+ Homemade Wine Cork Crafts - Sponge Kids

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *