Crafts

Here is where you will find crafts for the whole family. Some of these crafts are easy and some are a little more difficult. No matter the skill level you will enjoy making the crafts on A Sparkle of Genius. You can keep them yourself or gift them to someone special in your life.

This Crunchy Slime with Foam Beads craft will provide your kids with hours of colorful fun!! Slime is so much fun.  Even as an adult, I can spend hours playing with it.  It really is very relaxing.  I read once that slime videos are some of the most watched videosRead More →

Kids Easter Craft Ideas

Celebrate Easter with these 28 Easter Craft Ideas for Kids. I love the holidays. It is fun time to spend with family. Easter starts early for us when the weather starts to change and the spring flowers start to grow. That is when my fridge starts to be covered inRead More →

  Check out this fun Elf on the Shelf Craft: Make your own Elf Plate. If your kids LOVE their Elf on the Shelf, then they will LOVE this super cute Make your own Elf Plate Craft. You have three fun options with this craft.  You can have everything pre-cutRead More →

If you are looking for homemade bug spray that is a Toxin Free Bug Spray, you’ll love this easy recipe. Having kids, it is so important to know exactly what we are putting on their skin.  We want to protect them from bugs and mosquitos but we also don’t wantRead More →

Enjoy a streak free shine or all your glass and mirrors with this easy DIY Streak Free Glass Cleaner. This DIY Glass cleaner is an easy way to keep your windows clean without having to worry about the chemicals in store bought cleaners.  With kids in the home, we putRead More →

If you are looking for a fun mermaid slime recipe you’ll love this easy slime recipe because not only does it have beautiful glitter in it, but the color is stunning!  There are so many cool slime recipes.  We have birthday slime, elf slime, glitter slime, holiday slime and soRead More →

Seriously, how cute is this Quilled Unicorn? Have you ever wondered how to do quilling?  Quilled projects are a fun way to craft for decoration or card making.  Unicorn crafts are so popular right now that I am excited to share with you these step by step directions on howRead More →

These DIY Bath Bombs are perfect for anyone who has ever wondered how to make your own bath bomb. I love bath bombs, but sometimes the really cool ones are really expensive. Did you know that you can make your own bath bombs?? They are pretty easy to make andRead More →

These 26 sensory play Activities are perfect for kids. If you are looking for sensory play ideas for your toddlers or preschoolers here are some really great ideas that I really like.  My kids love sensory play and some of their favorite sensory activities are slime and playdoh.  There areRead More →

  What better way to celebrate your special day than with this colorful birthday foam bead slime. My kids love making slime. This one is especially a fun slime for kids when celebrated on their birthday. It is fun having them experiment with making different colors of slime and slimeRead More →

How cute are these pumpkins? These step by step Paper Quilling instructions for a Quilled Pumpkin is a perfect Halloween craft for kids. Paper Quilling projects are seriously so fun.  If you are wondering how to paper quill we have a step by step instruction guide below that can showRead More →

Your kids will love celebrating Halloween with this spooky Orange and Black Halloween Slime. This is the perfect recipe of slime for kids.  I’m sure that your kids are equally as obsessed with slime as my kids are.  Honestly, I love slime because my kids are entertained for hours.  IRead More →

This Glow in the Dark Slime is so much fun! Your kids will be so excited to see that their slime glows!  Kids can store in little containers and give their DIY slime away as gifts or hang out in a dark fort playing with their Glow in the DarkRead More →

This Quilled Spider is a super fun Halloween halloween paper art craft. If you haven’t done quilled art, this is a fun Halloween quilled tutorial for beginners. Quilled paper art makes fun holiday crafts for quilled card making, holiday decorations or a fun halloween craft for kids.  This adorable quilledRead More →

Halloween Slime, or Candy Corn Slime is a fun way for kids to celebrate Halloween. This edible slime recipe is a fun way for kids to make a halloween craft or treat, enjoy at a holiday party or make for their friends as a easy Halloween Slime gift. It isRead More →

This Paper Plate Spider makes such a cute holiday craft.  Halloween is such a fun time for making crafting.  My daughter LOVES spiders. Where I don’t love REAL LIFE spiders, I think that these Spiders made out of Paper Plates are pretty darn cute!  The best part– is they are superRead More →

Are your kinds going back to school soon? These adorable Unicorn Lunch box notes are the perfect lunchtime surprise!  My seven year old daughter is going into second grade and right now, she is all about Unicorns.  She has a Unicorn Backpack, unicorn bedding, adorable unicorn maxi dresses, and more!  SheRead More →

This Ice Cream Play Dough makes a great sensory activity for kids. One thing I really love about kids is their imaginary play.  They can go on for hours pretending to be pirates, princesses or spaceman.  Give them the tools and the games they come up with are so much fun. Read More →

Celebrate our planet on April 22nd with this Earth Day Coloring Page. Earth Day is a great day to sit down with our kids and make a plan on how we can take care of the world around us.  Kids love getting involved with helping the planet and will comeRead More →