25+ Ways to Learn and Play with Straws

25 Ways to Learn and Play with Straws



Straws are such a simple material but they offer dozens of ways for creativity. We’ve searched our favorite blogs high and low for some new and awesome ways to learn and play with straws…and we are excited to share them with you!


This is our final post in the Craft Closet Boredom Busters series hosted by Frugal Fun for Boys that we were honored to be a part of. You’ll find links to each post underneath each photo in order from left to right, top to bottom.



Activities with Straws

Drinking Straw Sensory Tub  ::  I Can Teach My Child!

Create Sewing Project for Kids with Straws  ::  JDaniel 4’s Mom

Tensile Bubbles  ::  Babble Dabble Do

Straw Activities

Make a Marble Maze  ::  Kids Activities Blog

Q-Tips and Straws Fine Motor Activity  ::  Mess for Less

More Straw Activities

Fine Motor Practice with Straws and a Colander  ::  Kids Activities Blog

Spinning Straw Spellers  ::  Still Playing School

Engineering with Straws and Playdough  ::  Fireflies and Mud Pies

Even More Straw Activities

Make a Sensory Rainbow with Straws  ::  Mess for Less

Straw Blown Watercolor Painting  ::  Tinkerlab

Prewriting for Toddlers with Straws and Playdough  ::  Kids Activities Blog

Bubble Painting with Straws  ::  Our Little House in the Country

Fun Activities for Learning and Playing with Straws

Pipe Cleaner and Straw Letters  ::  Meaningful Mama

Make a Straw Pan Flute  ::  Study at Home Mama

ABC Straw Fun Busy Bag  ::  The Educator’s Spin on It

Straw Activities for Learning and Playing

Straw Rockets  ::  Toddler Approved (from the book Tinkerlab)

Straw Airplanes  ::  Toddler Approved

DIY Sparkling Beads  ::  Mama Miss

Learning and playing with straws

Pipe Cleaner and Straw Ninjas  ::  Frugal Fun for Boys

Blowing Giant Bubbles  ::  Frugal Fun for Boys

Pattern Towers for Preschoolers  ::  Frugal Fun for Boys

DIY Juggling Sticks  ::  Lalymom

More Fun and Learning with Straws

No-Suck Bubble Pipe  ::  Two-daloo

Fabric and Paper Straw Bracelet  ::  Mama Miss

Patriotic Pinwheel  ::  Mama Miss



What is your favorite way to use straws for learning and play?



25 plus ways to learn and play with straws



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