DIY New Years Noisemaker Craft with Popsicle Sticks

Preschoolers love making noise! With these DIY New Year’s Eve noisemaker craft with popsicle sticks, they’ll be able to use their creativity to craft something that makes a lot of noise! These popsicle stick DIY New Years Noisemakers are easy enough for any preschooler to make. If you want a simple preschool craft to keep your students engaged and creative at the end of the year, then I highly recommend you give your hand at this fun preschooler easy New Years craft project.

Kid Made DIY New Year's Eve Noisemaker craft with popsicle sticks.

Your students will love the jingle of the bells and the colorful design of gold and silver combined to create a magical noisemaker with craft sticks that your students can use to do one of their favorite things, make noise!

What is a New Year’s Noisemaker Called?

Perhaps you’re asking yourself what is a New Year’s noisemaker called!? This is actually quite a popular question when it comes to festivities and people wanting to make some noise. The common term for party noisemakers varies based on what you grew up calling them.

Your preschoolers may think to call these New Year’s popsicle noise makers a party horn or a party blower. In all reality, your students can call this New Years Eve party noisemaker craft whatever they want!

The gist of this craft is to get your students working their fine motor skills, creativity and imagination as they develop something that makes a lot of noise. This easy preschool craft has a few supplies and easy to follow instructions below.

Use bells to make a homemade New Years eve craft for kids

What are creative activities?

As I said this easy preschool craft idea will encourage your students to use their fine motor skills, creativity, and imagination. These New Year’s popsicle stick noisemakers are considered a creative activity for preschoolers.

Creative activities include anything that allows your students to use their imagination and creative thinking skills to make something new.

Arts and crafts are one of the easiest creative activities to include in your preschool room for students to engage in creative thinking skills.

Being able to encourage a love of arts and crafts in your classroom will help your students develop new patterns of behavior, learning, and thinking.

I love seeing how much preschoolers learn from arts and crafts. They will develop their fine motor skills, letter, shape and number recognition and much more as you include a variety of creative activities in your lessons.  

Make Your Own New Years Eve Noisemakers

If you’re ready to ring in the New Year with a little festive noisemaking, then continue reading to find the list of supplies for these DIY noise makers and instructions so that your preschoolers can have some fun with this simple craft for kids today.


  • Jumbo popsicle sticks
  • Festive duct tape or washi tape
  • Large bells (3 for each noisemaker)
  • Curling ribbon
  • Wired garland
  • Scissors
  • Glitter glue (optional)
  • Glue gun (optional)
  • Hot glue (optional)
Supplies for the popsicle stick New Year's noisemaker craft for kids


Cut tape to the approximate length of the popsicle stick, allowing a small overlap on the ends. Fold the tape around the popsicle stick.

Popsicle sticks and decorative tape used to create a New Years Eve noisemaker craft

If you don’t have decorative tape, you can glue construction paper to the craft stick. Or you can create fun designs with glitter glue or colored hot glue. So many ways to customize this easy DIY project!

You could even paint all of the craft sticks with spray paint ahead of time to make things easier!

Cut a piece of curling ribbon approximately 8 inches long. String 3 bells on the curling ribbon with the bells all facing the same direction.

Kid Made DIY New Year's Eve Noisemaker craft with popsicle sticks.

Wrap the bells around the popsicle stick. With the remaining curling ribbon, wrap around the bells in reverse order and tie ends together tightly to secure.

Create a fun new Years Eve craft for kids

Cut a piece of garland to approximately 6 inches. Weave the garland around the bells and popsicle stick, tucking the end between two bells.

Add additional curling ribbon if desired. Use scissors to curl the ends of the ribbon.

Use bells, popsicle sticks and ribbon to create a simple DIY New Years Eve Noise maker for kids

Then have a blast with your brand new New Years Eve Noisemakers DIY as you ring in the new year! Happy New Year!

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