Caterpillar Changing to a Butterfly Craft: using pom poms, pipe cleaners,and popsicle sticks, children can create a caterpillar with unfolding butterfly wings. A great tutorial that will fit right in with your Montessori zoology unit.
What to Make with Popsicle Sticks: 50+ Fun Crafts for Kids
Use these compact cuties to put on a puppet show in a shoe box theater. Paint jumbo craft sticks as shown. Add button, bead, felt, and googly eye features with tacky glue. Use a black marker to add nostrils or other details. PUPPET SHOW!
Popsicle Stick Monsters - I Heart Arts n Crafts Easy Popsicle Stick Monsters--For older kids have them write directions to build a monster out of popsicle sticks and let a partner build it using directions-Jill