How to Make a Magic Wand – DIY Magical Wands Craft

We’ve got a special tutorial for all the wizard or fairy loving kids out there, learn how to make a magic wand!

This simple tutorial will teach you and your kids on how to make a trully magical looking DIY fairy wand. 

How to make a Magic wand - a DIY wand craft idea perfect for Harry Potter fans or fairy lovers


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We are so excited to show you how to craft your own special magic wand, the possibilities are endless so every kid will have their very own unique wand.

DIY Magic Wand Craft for Kids - Easy Harry Potter craft for kids to make. Frugal and fun.

You know Harry Potter and all those wizards from the “Harry Potter” movies (this is such a cool Harry Potter craft idea)? Merlin from the cartoon “The Sword in the stone”?

DIY Magic Wand - Easy Fairy Wand kis will love to make - great craft for kids

Even some fairies have these magic wands and they use them for putting spells on people and getting everything they want.

How to Make a Magic Wand - DIY Tutorial

They can even make things that don’t exist come to fruition?!

 They are super awesome, right? Let your kids imagination soar with these.

How to Make a Magic Wand Tutorial

Let the crafting begin!

How to Make a Magic Wand

What you need:

  • a pencil if you are making pencil wands or chopstick for a chopstick want
  • a hot glue gun (adults only) or a low temp glue gun
  • one big plastic bead (or stones, polymer clay, shells – the more materials your kids can choose from the better)
  • four small plastic beads (or pebbles, gemstones….)
  • silver acrylic and one other acrylic color of your choice (we used a blue one for this project)


How to Make a Wand Step by Step Instructions

Put some glue on the top of your pencil and put the big plastic bead on (or whatever material you choose).

Step 1

You have to work quick, before the glue gets cold.

Step 2

Press the bead (or other) on firmly, wait a couple of seconds for the glue to set.

Step 3

Seal the bead with the hot glue (see image bellow).

Step 4

While the glue is still hot,  put the four circular beads over the glue.

Step 5

Wait for the glue to cool.

Step 6

Make a circular shape with the glue around the bottom of the pencil… 

Step 7

…and then go up forming a spiral.

Step 8

Let it dry again.

Step 9

Paint with the blue acrylic over the pencil and beads.

Step 10

Let the paint.

Paint with the silver acrylic over the pencil, some blue parts should still be visible underneath.

Step 11

Let it dry for some time.

How to Make a Magic Wand Craft for Kids

Done! You have your magic wand!

You can turn a friend into a frog if you want to. Just say “Friend, oh friend, may you become a frog, PUUM, POM”.

Magic Wand Craft for Kids to Make

Now go have fun, putting spells on everyone.

Hope you like this project and remember to keep your magic wand at a very safe place so that no one will know about except you.

These days everyone seems to want one.

How to Make a Magic Wand Craft

Happy crafting!

How to Make a Magic Wand Craft Idea

Project contributed by Ema.

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