Magic Wand Crafts


  • 15 inch long, 3/8 inch diameter wooden dowel
  • silver paint
  • 2-3 silver tinsel stems
  • 1 package of beads
  • glue gun



  1. Paint dowel silver. Allow to dry thoroughly.
  2. Glue 1 silver tinsel stem 2 inches from the top.
  3. Wrap the silver tinsel stem the rest of the way to the top.
  4. Place 2-3 beads on the silver tinsel stem.
  5. Shape the tinsel stem into a star with 1 1/2 inches per side, arranging the beads in a pleasing pattern. Leave 1 inch for finishing.
  6. Wrap the remaining 1 inch on the dowel and glue the end to secure.

Voila! A Magic Wand to charm the heart of any princess.

Also see the Beaded Terrific Tiara.

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These are perfect wands to make for a girl's birthday! Or for your child to play with. Your child can play with this wand at home, during dress up, or outdoors. They are very inexpensive to make and are made with items you may already have around your home.

Ribbon Wand - finished wand on tabletop

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Need a comfortable Halloween costume for your daughter to wear to school? You can make a soft crown paired with this wand and any dress of your choice for a princess/fairy inspired costume.

Fancy Costume Wand - child's hand holding the lavender wand

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November 1, 2008

I made matching wands for the daughter's dance class. Their costumes were bright green with boas. I took the cardboard portion of a wire hanger and hot glued a little fur to the top. They loved it!

Wand Using Hanger

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September 3, 2005

Here is an easy wand to make for a Halloween costume.

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My niece wanted a magic wand after watching some Harry Potter movies. I found an old drum stick at a yard sale and painted it in colors that she likes and added glitter. She really likes it.

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March 27, 2020

This pretty ribbon wand is easy to make with supplies you may already have at home. This is a great project to do with your kids.

Ribbon Wand - finished wand on tabletop

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March 10, 2020

Cut out felt shapes such as hearts and stars and glue onto dowels to make felt wand pointers. Instructions follow.

Making Felt Wand Pointers - glueing blue felt stars to dowel

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