8 Ways to Get Crafty With Glitter

Crafting with glitter can get a little messy, but if you embrace the mess you can create dazzling crafts and homemade decorations that are sure to catch the eye! If you're ready to get your hands sparkly, we're sure you'll take a shine to this list of glittery arts & crafts. 

  • Visual aid of how to complete Glitter Slime Monsters

    Who doesn't love a good blob of slime? My kids and I were excited when we realized we could use clear glue to make transparent slime, and even more excited when we started adding glitter. Today, we upped our game yet again to transform our slime into cute Halloween monsters. Here's how we did it.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Pot O' Gold Slime

    Create an amazing, oozing mix of ingredients that encourages sensory play. Don't worry about getting a little messy, because who doesn't like slime?

  • Visual aid of how to complete Duct Tape Bracelets

    These pretty and sparkly bracelets are so easy to make and so fun to wear. This is a great craft to do with just one kid or a whole group.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Fairy Dust Necklace

    This sparkly fairy dust necklace makes a great addition to any costume closet or dress-up bin!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Flying Saucer
    Flying Saucer

    (Ages 3-8)

    Flying saucers, spaceships, aliens, creatures from Mars...we love them all! So fascinating and fun for any age to imagine and pretend. This flying saucer craft was a ton of fun for my kids as it was flown all over the yard and landed in many parts of our house. At one point my kids were the aliens that came off the saucer and that made for some great laughs! Get your paper plates ready for an afternoon that is far-out-there fun!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Clay Ornaments
    Clay Ornaments

    (Ages 3-11)

    Make your own sparkly ornaments using clay, glitter, and a few holiday cookie cutters!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Glitter Star Jars

    These mason jars filled with glitter and glow-in-the-dark stars are fun to make. Sparkly by day and glowing at night, your child will enjoy this easy-to-make DIY night light.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Eco-Friendly Party Poppers

    Send your birthday guests home from the party with these eco-friendly party poppers. Have your kids help make them, fill them and pass them out to friends as they leave. You can fill them with candy, stickers or any trinket really. And my favorite part is that you can decorate them however you want!


Get inspired!