Summer is great, but man… it can get so HOT! Beat the heat on those blazing days with the refreshing taste of homemade popsicles. Best Part? They are so. dang. cheap. to make!

Beat the summer heat with these yummy and refreshing homemade popsicles recipes from Fun Cheap or Free!

Popsicles are the quintessential summer treat for kids. Remember those rainbow colored ice pops in the plastic tubes? You know, the super cheap ones where you drink the juice after you've eaten all the ice. Oh yeah… so many memories, right?

*Note: When you click the links in this post, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.

Well, we're taking the summer treat game up a notch with these homemade popsicle recipes. Homemade popsicles will save you money, taste way better, AND are healthier than the store-bought kind. These are so refreshing, the whole family will be begging for one!


Learn how easy it is to make homemade popsicles with these tasty recipes from Fun Cheap or Free!

Making homemade popsicles is SO EASY. Seriously, it is! All you need are the ingredients for your chosen popsicle recipe and a popsicle mold. If you don't have access to an actual popsicle mold, you can use Dixie cups or even an ice tray in a pinch.

All you have to do is add your popsicle mixture to your chosen mold, making sure to leave half an inch at the top for expansion. Put popsicle sticks in before they freeze and BAM, you have popsicles!


Juice based popsicles are SO easy to make. You can literally just pour your favorite juice straight into the popsicle mold and call it a day! For those of you who love a recipe to follow, here are our favorite juice based popsicle varieties.

These juice based homemade popsicles make a perfect light afternoon snack on a hot summer day!


Make yogurt based homemade popsicles for a filling and nutritious snack from Fun Cheap or Free!

Yogurt based popsicles are heartier than their juice based counterparts and come with the added benefit of healthy probiotics for the tummy. Not only that, but the protein from the yogurt will keep you and your little ones snack-satisfied!

These yogurt based homemade popsicles are soooooo good and so much healthier than many other summer treats. It's a guilt-free indulgence!


Try one of these refreshing recipes from Fun Cheap or Free to beat the summer heat!

Try these other homemade popsicles for an out of the box approach!

Beat the heat all summer long with these tasty homemade popsicle recipes. Super easy and dirt cheap to make, they'll be a go-to summer snack for the whole family. They are all so delicious, so try them ALL! What is your favorite way to make homemade popsicles? Tell us in the comments below!

This is the perfect treat to cool you off this summer! Ideas from Fun Cheap or Free

Looking for other helpful posts?