DIY Popsicle Stick Fairy Doors

Published: June 6, 2020

Sometimes you need to add a little magic to your yard, so we are going to make some easy popsicle stick fairy doors today! These fairy doors are so open to your creative touches, and you can make them as simple or magical and complicated as you like.

Get your kids involved – they’ll have some great ideas of how they want their fairy doors to look, and they’ll have a blast helping you with some of the construction.

More nature ideas: Draw on leaves and flower pounding

Now on to making the fairy doors!

Fairy Door Supplies

Jumbo popsicle sticksPaintHot glue gun

and glue sticks

Sticks, scissors, garden clippers, markers, leaves, river pebbles, whatever you want to use around your fairy door

How to Make a Fairy Door

popsicle stick fairy door supplies

Lay out 5-6 popsicle sticks on wax paper and hot glue them together.

Cut a popsicle stick in half and glue both pieces on to help reinforce your popsicle stick door.

Glue sticks around the outside of the door to add the nature element to your door!

fairy door construction with sticks

When that is dry, paint the door any color you want.

Attach tiny hinges and a pebble doorknob with hot glue – maybe a feather for good luck!

red painted popsicle stick fairy door

Fairy World Extras

You can glue or nail your door to the base of a tree, or just prop it up like we did. Fairy doors make great additions to your garden place kids might happen upon them.

We decided to make a bridge to go over a moat filled with river pebbles, so we hot glued stick pieces together to form the base of the bridge, then glued little stick pieces all over the top of it.

making a fairy bridge to go with a fairy door

Dig a little moat into the dirt and filled it with river pebbles.

Add more sticks, ivy, whatever all around the door to make it mysterious and appealing to fairies, and small pieces of cut branch to be stepping stones.

Use your imagination and see what other nature elements you can bring into your fairy door.

Make your own fairy door or pin it for later:

popsicle stick fairy door in tree



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