What's better than an icy pop during these sticky hot months? A homemade one.

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When it comes to summer treats, the colder the better. And the perks of homemade popsicles are pretty clear. They're easy to grab out of the freezer, whether you're on the way to the pool or serving up dessert in the backyard. You can also cater your icy creations to any crowd thanks these fun DIY popsicle molds.

We rounded up the best of the best so you can find a mold that fits your summer style, including flexible silicone popsicle molds, classic zip-top ice pop sleeves, and even genius popsicle holders complete with a straw for sipping up the melted leftovers. Just pick your favorite shape and size, then choose your filling: For a healthy, kid-friendly treat, fill your favorite popsicle mold with fruit juices and yogurts, but for a grown-up take on the classic dessert, try one of these boozy popsicle recipes for your next party.

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Trovolo Dino Pop Molds
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Trovolo Dino Pop Molds

$12; amazon.com

If your kids love everything T. rex-themed, they'll happily gobble up healthy pops in fun dino shapes. As they chomp, the "fossils" hiding underneath will appear. Flexible silicone molds form the intricate dinosaur shapes, and they pull off easily once the pops are frozen. Try filling the molds with a combo of yogurt and granola for a fun spin on breakfast while school is out.

Zipzicle Zip-Top Ice Pop Molds
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Zipzicle Zip-Top Ice Pop Molds

$9; amazon.com

If your favorite summer memories include slurping frozen push-up pops in a rainbow of colors, you'll love making your own using these zip-top pouches. 

Nuby Garden Fresh Fruitsicle Frozen Pop Tray
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Nuby Garden Fresh Fruitsicle Frozen Pop Tray

$8; amazon.com

Little hands will have no trouble holding onto popsicles that come with a convenient handle. A built-in drip-catching lip stops melting fruit juice before it winds up on the carpet. Make a batch of icy treats to help soothe a teething toddler, or prep a batch of after-camp snacks for the preschool crew.

Umbrella Shaped Popsicle Molds
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Umbrella Shaped Popsicle Molds

$9; amazon.com

This might be the only time you'd want to use a rain umbrella in the summer. These brightly colored molds come with an easy-to-use stand so you can serve up some delicious treats at a summer pool party or picnic.

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Tovolo Star Popsicle Molds
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Tovolo Star Popsicle Molds

$19; amazon.com

Treat your summer dinner guests to delicious, homemade star-shaped popsicles for desserts. You can get really creative and try freezing different layers of flavors for a cool color-block effect.

Ice Pop Maker Molds with Sipper Straw Bases
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Ice Pop Maker Molds with Sipper Straw Bases

$11; amazon.com

Too hot to keep you pop from melting? These genius molds have built-in straws at the base so you can savor every last drop—even the melted parts.

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Silicone Ice Pop Molds Attached Lid Multi
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Ice Pop Molds with Attached Lid

$12; amazon.com

Here's your chance to make your own homemade push pops. These silicone molds come in bright colors and kids and adults alike can squeeze out all the chilled goodness you choose to put inside.

NorPro Ice Pop Maker
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NorPro Ice Pop Maker

$18; amazon.com

If you've got a group coming over, this may be your best bet—it makes 10 popsicles instead of the usual four or six. Rather than a plastic base, the popsicles call for traditional wooden sticks.