Craft Stick Scarecrow & Our Creation Celebration #Fiskars365

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Disclosure: This post is sponosred by Fiskars & The Motherhood. All opinions, as always, are 100% my own!Fun Fall Craft: Craft Stick Scarecrow | Optimistic Mommy

Fall is the season of scarecrows, which is why this craft stick scarecrow is the perfect fall craft. Using just a few basic craft supplies, you can whip up your own craft stick scarecrow, perfect for decorating your space for the season. Take a look below how to make to get started, and find out more about the Creation Celebrations going on For Champions for Kids & Fiskars!

Here is what you will need:

  • Assorted wide wood craft sticks
  • Assorted craft foam
  • Pair of googly eyes
  • Craft felt
  • Yellow or orange rick rack
  • Fiskars Scissors
  • Craft glue
  • Black marker

We found everything we needed for this project at our local Walmart. As you can see, you are using commonly found supplies making this an easy craft to enjoy.


  1. Begin by creating the head of the scarecrow. Line up several wood craft sticks together, gluing them together where they touch. Secure them by running an additional craft stick along the back of them, holding them all in place.
  2. Add your pair of googly eyes. Just add a drop of glue and press.
  3. Use your craft foam to create a nose for your scarecrow. We snipped out a simple triangle shape with our Fiskars scissors and glued it in place.Fun Fall Craft: Craft Stick Scarecrow | Optimistic Mommy
  4. Finish the face by adding a mouth. Use your marker to create a simple stitched mouth.
  5. Now, add the hair. Cut rick rack into strips and glue it to the top of the head. This will look like straw.Fun Fall Craft: Craft Stick Scarecrow | Optimistic Mommy
  6. Your scarecrow is complete when you add a hat. We cut a simple hat from foam and embellished it with felt flowers. With our felt scraps we also created a little bow tie for our scarecrow. Just snip and glue into place. Now he looks like a real gentleman!

Fun Fall Craft: Craft Stick Scarecrow | Optimistic MommyYour scarecrow can now be displayed. As you can see, he is such a cute way to celebrate the arrival of the fall season!

Fiskars Creation Celebration | Optimistic Mommy

We made several at our Creation Celebration I had with my daughter, mother-in-law, and sister-in-laws this past weekend. It was a lot of fun. Especially since everyone chipped in a new school supply that we have donated to my daughter’s preschool class. The teachers at her school do not get a lot of funding for school supplies, so they were very happy to get this donation! To get involved with your own Creation Celebration, make sure to visit the Champions For Kids Help Kids Thrive page! And you can submit your own projects here!Fiskars Creation Celebration | Optimistic Mommy

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  1. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says

    That is wicked cute. I love how easy it is to make.

  2. What a simple and fun project. This is great!

  3. Danielle Stewart says

    Aww….that is really a sweet, little scarecrow. THEN….you see that smiling kiddo, my heart melted. Awesome!

  4. Cute and easy. I think even this craft challenged mom could do it.

  5. That is so cute! Anything made with craft sticks is a winner in my book. They just remind me of grade school and fun.

  6. This is really cute and creative. This would be fun to do with the kids for Halloween.

  7. Elizabeth O. says

    Great and easy tutorial. I’ll try this one.

  8. What cute craft for Autumn! Your daughter is a doll 🙂

  9. Wow… easy and super cute 😉

  10. I love this idea! These would be so cute as a Harvest Party craft 🙂

  11. I love holiday crafts, and I haven’t seen something like this before. I will pass this on to my mom….she might want to do this with my nephew.

  12. this is such a cute craft!

  13. Simple but very beautiful, thanks for sharing my kids would love to enjoy this piece of art for her incoming projects thanks.

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