As the sun greets us during summertime we can observe the way that light falls around us, and the glimmers, sparkles and colours it casts all around. These crafts utilise all of our favourite sparkly crafting items to create beautiful objects that will truly shine. Take inspiration from the curated selection of crafts below from the Ideas hub and a few of our favourite makers.
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Kids Paint Brush Set 3 Pack
Kids Stainless Steel Scissors
Crayola Supertips Washable Markers 24 Pack
Brian Clegg Pink Craft Biodegradable Glitter 40g
Brian Clegg Silver Craft Biodegradable Glitter 40g
Brian Clegg Orange Craft Biodegradable Glitter 40g
Brian Clegg White Craft Biodegradable Glitter 40g
Assorted Pom Pom Value Pack
Unicorn Ready Mixed Paint 150ml 6 Pack
Assorted Glitter Pipe Cleaners 6mm 10 Pack
1. Sparkly Pipe Cleaner Crystals
Crystals are fun to collect and arrange! Use metallic pipe cleaners to make some crystals and gems of your own.
2. BFG Dream Jar
Here's a sparkly make- a dream jar from the BFG! You only need a few simple things to create this make, and either find a waistcoat and trousers to transform into the BFG himself, or fashion a simple dress from a pillowcase to go as Sophie.
3. Paper Plate Snowflakes
These beautiful plates don’t take long to make so you can craft a whole bunch of them in no time – tape them up on your walls for some décor to cool you down this summer! The great thing is that, just like actual snowflakes, no two of these paper plates are alike.
4. Paper Bag Crowns
Set the challenge of decorating a paper bag crown with paint, sequins, glitter and pom poms! Who's is the sparkliest? The brightest?
5. Starry Telescope
Search the skies for a long lost planet or a shooting star with this fun telescope project. It's a great opportunity to teach little ones about space too!
6. Gleaming Beaded Suncatchers
Celebrate the sunshine by crafting some beaded feather suncatchers from wire and beads, and hang in the sun to catch the light, casting gorgeous colours around the room!
7. Sequin Piggy Banks
Saving has never been more fun than with these rainbow-hued sequin piggy banks! Give empty crisp tubes and cardboard food cartons a whole new life – it’s so easy and fun to decorate them however you like.
8. Unicorn Wish Jars
Magical tiny jars thats hold wishes add the perfect touch of whimsy for a unicorn party. Guests can write their wishes and take them home in the jar, tie them to a decorative tree or the handles of their party bags.
9. Glitter Shaker Jars
These little glitter shakers are so cute and some simple craft essentials are all you need to create these little projects, and you can use old jam jars if you have them to hand.
9. Paper Plate Visors
Our future’s so bright, we’ve gotta wear visors – DIY paper plate visors, that is! Turn regular paper plates into fun embellished accessories using all your favorite beads, sequins, and gems.
10. Glitter Star Mobiles
Create a stunning, sparkly star mobile with this fun project. Multi-step projects can be really worthwhile for children because it allows them to see the organization and planning that goes into artwork.
10. Sparkly Trapped Toy Soaps
These super soaps hide a small toy and a sprinkling of biodegradable glitter inside for extra fun while washing! Making soap is incredibly easy and perfect to make with kids. The toy inside could be adapted for all different occasions, they make fabulous gifts, party favours and of course make bath time a whole lot more fun!
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