Kids Craft: Party Straws

I love kids’ parties! They’re so fun and creative! Whether you’re throwing a birthday party or having a bash for the neighborhood kids, you must have a cool kids craft lined up that the little ones will love. This is an easy DIY that even younger kids can handle, and you likely already have the supplies on hand. Best of all? Guests can take them home as party favors. Try these great customizable Party Straws at your next shindig.  


  • cardboard
  • large circle punch
  • scissors
  • hole punch
  • duct tape
  • straws
  • patterned tapes

DIY Party Straws - Materials



Step 1: If you are using a granola bar or cereal box, cut off the tabs so the cardboard lays flat.

DIY Party Straws - Step 1

Step 2: Punch circles from the cardboard. Punch as many as you need for your party (if you have 10 guests, punch 10 circles).

DIY Party Straws - Step 2

Step 3: Tear off a couple pieces of duct tape to cover the front of the circle and create a blank canvas for the kid’s to decorate.

DIY Party Straws - Step 3

Step 4: Grab your scissors and trim off the excess tape.

DIY Party Straws - Step 4

Step 5: Next, take your hole punch and punch a small hole in the middle of the circle. If you have thick straws you may need to do more than one hole so the straw can fit.

DIY Party Straws - Step 5

Step 6: Decorate! Let the kid’s go wild with the tape to make their own masterpiece. You could use any number of things to decorate them with. Glitter, markers, buttons, stickers, you name it! Now just slide them on to the straws and enjoy!

DIY Party Straws - Step 1=6