33 Glitter Crafts for Kids

Do your kids love glitter crafts? Here are 33 ideas for them to try, including art, play dough, slime, and science activities!

33 Glitter Crafts for Kids

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If you’re reading this post then YAY! You’re considering making glitter crafts! Glitter can often get a bad reputation for beingĀ  super messy – because yes – it can be! But here are two simple ways to make things easier:

  • Glitter shaker – make sure your glitter can’t just be poured out. We love these glitter shakers which you can buy from Walmart!
  • Glitter glue – yes, things can get sticky but you won’t find loose glitter EVERYWHERE!

So let’s look at some glitter craft projects!!!

Glitter Art

Glitter Window Clings – brighten up your windows!Glitter Window Clings

Glow-in-the-Dark Fireworks Painting – it sparkles AND glows in the dark!

Glitter Celebration Art – we made this for New Year – but the technique could be applied to any celebration!

Sparkly Ocean Art – recreate an ocean scene!

Glittery Snow Paint – DIY sparkly paint!!!Glittery Snow Paint

Personalized Wall Art – Glitter glue can make these pictures really shine!

Melted Snowman Art – a fun project for the winter!


Glitter Sensory Play and Science Activities

Glittery Slime – this slime has a princess theme!

Glitter Play Dough – see the basic recipe here, but also Christmas Play Dough, Silver and Gold Play Dough, and Blue and Silver Play Dough!Blue Silver Sparkly Play Dough

Glittery Pasta for Sensory Play – paint dried pasta with different colors – then add sparkle!

Sparkly Rainbow Slime – glittery slime – in amazing rainbow colors!Rainbow Slime

Sparkle Science Fun – glittery explosions!

Glitter Fireworks – this is a fun science activity with plenty of wow factor!Glitter Fireworks

Discovery Bottles for Toddlers – keep the glitter completely contained with this discovery bottle!


Glitter Crafts

Glittery Craft Stick Flowers – a fun craft to make in the spring!Glittery Flowers

Sparkly Painted Rocks – because every stone should have the chance to be shiny…

Glitter Egg Craft – Try this craft next Easter!Glitter Egg Craft

Spring Blossom “Snow” Globes – a DIY craft for adults!

Craft Stick Photo Frames – keep your favorite pictures in these adorable frames!

Thank You Cards – some glitter glue really livens up these cards!

Glittery Decorated Pumpkins – this technique uses loose glitter and glue dots!

Sparkly Photo Frames – improve a cheap picture frame by adding glitter and sequins!

Glitter Snowflake Ornaments – these are so pretty!Glitter Snowflake Ornaments

Snowflake Card – this a super frugal way of making cards!

Toddler Christmas Tree Craft – glitter glue forms the sparkly garlands on this tree!

Sparkly Tissue Paper Ornaments – a Christmas tree wouldn’t be complete without sparkly ornaments!

Doily Snowman Craft – a SUPER glittery winter craft!Doily Snowman

Fill and Shake Ornaments – spread glue inside these ornaments, fill, then shake!

Snowman Suncatcher – glitter adds a wonderful element to these suncatchers!

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Which glitter crafts are YOU going to make first?

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