On each stick, write down creative words, phrases, and sentences. Remember, they don't have to "go together" at all. In fact, oftentimes the end result is more fun if they don't match up! Decorate as many Popsicle sticks as you wish. Once you've finished, organize them in whatever way you see fit. What appear to be disconnected ideas often come together to form thought provoking, interesting, and silly poetry. Reorganize the Popsicle sticks over and over again to see how many different poems you can make with the same lines.
Take a look at a couple examples that writing instructor Genna's past Word Play camps did as a group: