Kids naturally love all things sparkly and shiny making these fun glitter crafts for kids THE perfect crafts!
All of the crafts are super easy to make and only use minimal supplies. And, don’t worry about the mess Mom! We have you covered there too with a few mess-free glitter crafts!
The kids will absolutely love watching their creations come to life with shine and shimmer!
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15 Glitter Crafts for Kids
Kids love glitter crafts because they are fun, bright, and shiny and they are sure to love these easy adorable crafts. All are easy to make and you guessed it - they use glitter! Don't fret Mom! We even have a few that are "mess-free"!
How to Make a Mermaid Wand
These mermaid wands are sure to bring a smile to young faces! Colors for the ribbon and glitter can easily be switched out to create a star wand for any princess, fairy or unicorn party or Halloween costume.
Popsicle Stick Star Craft
These cute popsicle stick stars are the perfect craft for the summer! On top of being easy to make, your kids will have a blast using glitter to decorate them!
Glitter Star Ornaments Tutorial
Kids can have fun squishing, rolling, molding, and cutting their glitter infused creations with way less mess than traditional glitter!
Glitter Pot Rainbow Craft
This is a great activity for young children and a great way to teach the colours, get creative and have fun crafting.
Mess-Free Glitter Fireworks 4th of July Craft
These fun glitter fireworks are one of the best 4th of July crafts for kids no matter how old they are. Whether you’re looking for a preschool art project or 4th of July party activity, you’ll love this quick and easy craft.
Dollar Store Clothespin Mermaid Craft
This cute clothespin mermaid craft is oh so cute and of course, inexpensive as it uses Dollar Store supplies and is super easy to make. And, did I mention the kids will squeal in delight?!
Glitter CD Turkey
How sweet is this adorable turkey? And, if you are looking for ways to use those old CDs laying around, this fun turkey craft is just the thing! It would especially be fun for the holidays!
Mess-Free Glitter Flower
The kids will love making this pretty glitter flower craft. It shimmers and sparkles like most glitter craft ideas…but without the crazy glitter cleanup!
Glitter Snowflakes Ornaments
Kids love making homemade tree ornaments and these Glitter Snowflakes Ornaments are so much fun! They are an easy and fun way to add a bit of fun and sparkle to your tree.
Clothespin Magnets with Glitter
This is a great craft idea for adults as well as kids – if your littles don’t have anything to do, you can give this to them as a boredom buster or back to school craft. But trust me, adults will enjoy making these too.
Mermaid Tail Craft For Kids [Free Template]
This mermaid tail not only easy to customize to your child’s favorite colors, but it also uses simple supplies. On top of that, you can make it as simple or intricate as you want! Just use markers to draw on scales or make it extra special by using glitter glue, sparkly stickers, and more!
Recycled Lid Craft: Glitter Bugs from Jar Lids
These fun glitter bugs are so ADORABLE and super creative. This fun craft is easy to make and sure to be a hit with the kids.
Make Paintbrushes from Natural Materials
This craft is great to do at any time of the year because there will always be something new in nature to find, and a new idea to paint. And, of course, glitter!
Glitter Pine Cone Craft
This glitter pine cone craft can make for some fun for the kids. Take them out to find pine cones and then let the decorating begin!
Winter Craft Snowflake Decoration For Kids
This winter craft snowflake ornament is super easy to make and is a great Christmas or snowy weather preschool craft idea for the kids.
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