The weather is getting warmer and we can’t wait for all of the fun summer celebrations to start. At every backyard BBQ or birthday bash that you plan this season, don’t forget to include some refreshing beverages. Whether you are serving some ice cold juice or refreshing cocktails, these fun straw toppers will bring a festive touch to your summer dessert table!

Choose adorable animals, marvelous monsters, scrumptious summer fruits and more. Straw toppers are perfect for any party. They are easy to make, cost effective and downright adorable. Use these toppers as crafty drink labels or fun party favors!

Materials Needed

Party planning can be stressful. Between preparing food and sending invitations, the last thing you want is to spend hours making party decor. Save time and money with these straw toppers — all you need is a few office supplies.

  • Scissors or craft knife
  • Paper straws
  • Craft paper or card stock
  • Hot glue gun or tape
  • Hole punch

Animal Straw Toppers

If you are throwing a wild celebration for your party animal, try adding these adorable animal straws to the mix. The kids will stay hydrated in the hot weather while having so much fun drinking from their animal straws!

Instructions

  1. Print template. Choose a thick card stock for best results.
  2. Cut out the template. Use a pair of scissors or a craft knife to cut out the animals.
  3. Assemble straws. Once the toppers are cut out, glue animals to the straw.
  4. Position the arms. After the animal is secure, wrap the arms around the straw and glue or tape them down.

Monster Straw Toppers

It’s a monster bash! Try adding these mini monster straws to your party this summer! Your little monster and all their friends will be glad you did.

Instructions

  1. Print template. Print out your monsters on any paper you choose. We recommend a thick card stock for best results.
  2. Cut out the template. After you have you template printed, use a pair of scissors or a craft knife to cut out the monsters.
  3. Assemble straws. Glue or tape the monsters to your straw.
  4. Position the arms. If you want the monsters to hug the straws, cut off the arms and attach where you would like. Don’t be afraid to get creative!

Silly Mouth Straw Toppers

Do you have a goofball on your hands? These silly straws are perfect for both kids and the kids at heart. The mustaches, lips and teeth are just as much fun to play with as they are to drink from! Quick tip: bendy straws work best with these silly smiles!

Instructions

  1. Print template. We recommend using a thick card stock for best results.
  2. Cut out the template. Take a pair of scissors or a craft knife and cut out the mouths.
  3. Assemble straws. Use a hole punch to make a perfect hole for your straw.
  4. Glue to the straw. Use a small amount of glue to keep these goofy toppers in place.

Summer Straw Toppers

These summer straws are perfect for a backyard BBQ or a girls’ day by the pool. The refreshing orange, lemon and strawberry toppers would be perfect additions to ice-cold cocktails or lemon water!

Instructions

  1. Print template. We recommend a thick card stock for best results.
  2. Cut out the template. Use a pair of scissors or a craft knife to cut out the fruits.
  3. Assemble straws. Fold the fruits in half over the straw.
  4. Glue to the straw. Add some glue or tape to hold the toppers in place.

Dessert Straw Toppers

Include these dessert toppers in a party for your sweetest friends. These sugary straws would make perfect additions to ice cold beverages or maybe even milkshakes.

Instructions

  1. Print template. For best results, we recommend a thick card stock.
  2. Cut out the template. Use a pair of scissors or a craft knife to cut out the desserts.
  3. Assemble straws. Fold the sweet treats in half over the straw.
  4. Glue to the straw. Add some glue or tape to hold the toppers in place.

We hope your summer is full of warm celebrations with friends and family! These straw toppers are sure to be the perfect finishing touch for every event. After you decide on the perfect straw topper, make sure to include some cake truffles or dipped berries for the party of the season!