Ice Cream Stick Craft Pencil Bookmark: Back To School Activity

We’ve found an awesome solution to help your kids remember important pages in their textbooks (without having to make dog ears). We’ve come up with a super simple ice cream stick craft pencil bookmark activity that your child can create for every subject! Customize the bookmarks according to subjects with creative and colourful art and say goodbye to wasting precious minutes searching for the right page! 

Parental Involvement: Medium

Duration: 15 minutes

Skills Acquired: Creativity, Thinking, Fine Motor



  • Ice cream sticks – 3
  • Paint and paintbrush
  • A pair of scissors
  • Black sketch pen

Instructions for Ice Cream Stick Craft Pencil Bookmark Activity:

  1. Cut one end of an ice cream stick so that it resembles a pencil tip.
  2. With a black sketch pen, make two markings—one for the eraser and another for the nib.
  3. Paint the mid-region yellow and the bottom red.
  4. Colour the nib black with a sketch pen.
  5. Once dry, write the subject name in the centre.
  6. This becomes a personalised bookmark!

You can make different coloured ones for every subject! You can also decorate it with ribbons and glitter!

If your child enjoyed this activity, he/she will enjoy our Jr. Colour Scientist preschooler box with creative colour experiments!

90% of a child’s permanent foundation for brain development occurs in the early years according to Rauch Foundation. An overuse of gadgets can only stunt this growth and cause a negative impact on the child’s overall development.
If your child is spending more time swiping and scrolling, instead of interaction with the real world, you need to act before it’s too late.
Find out if your child is being meaningfully and positively engaged by taking this simple quiz.


Gayathri breathes Harry Potter as much as she breathes air. Yes, a hardcore Potterhead! She loves to play with words, write goofy and humorous articles, dabble in art & craft activities, and crack terrible jokes. Having worked as a copywriter with an ad agency, she is currently a content writer at Flintobox!

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