Unicorns have become a beloved symbol of magic and wonder for kids of all ages. And what better way to capture that magic than by creating a unicorn-themed dreamcatcher? With this easy DIY project, your child can bring the mystical world of unicorns into their bedroom and create a unique and personalized dreamcatcher. So gather your supplies and let’s get started!
Unicorn Dreamcatcher, supplies needed:
- A small embroidery hoop though you can adapt this craft and make it simply with some circular cardboard
- White yarn
- White feathers
- Glitter glue
- Colored ribbons
- Gold pipe cleaners or yellow/ pink pipe cleaners would work too!
- Felt sheets (pink, and white)
- Hot glue gun
Step 1: Wrap the Hoop
Take your small embroidery hoop or piece of circlur cardboard and start wrapping white yarn around it. Make sure to cover the entire hoop with yarn, overlapping as needed to make it thick and fluffy. Once you’ve finished, tie a knot at the end to secure it in place.
Step 2: Make the Unicorn Horn
Take a gold pipe cleaner and twist it into a spiral shape. Then, shape it into a cone to create the unicorn horn. Cut off any excess pipe cleaner and use hot glue to attach it to the center of the embroidery hoop.
Step 3: Add the Unicorn Ears and EYES
Cut out two triangles from your white felt sheet to create the unicorn’s ears. Then, cut two smaller triangles from your pink felt sheet and glue them onto the pink triangles. Use hot glue to attach the ears to the top of the unicorn horn.
Use some black wool to make closed eyes – or cut some out from black felt. Carefully in place.
Step 4: Create the Tassel
Cut a long piece of white yarn and fold it in half. Then, fold it in half again and tie a knot at the top to create a loop. Use scissors to cut the bottom of the loop to create the tassel. Repeat this process until you have several tassels.
Step 5: Attach the Tassels and FEATHERS
Tie some white wool to the feathers. Use hot glue to attach the tassels and feathers to the bottom of the embroidery hoop. Alternatively, if not to fiddly, thread them through the wrapped yarn and attach! Make sure to vary the lengths and colors for a more playful and whimsical look.
Step 6: Add the Ribbons
Cut several pieces of colored ribbons and tie them onto the bottom of the dreamcatcher. You can also add eco friendly glitter glue to the ribbons to create a sparkling effect.
And there you have it! A magical unicorn dreamcatcher that is sure to bring sweet dreams to your child’s nighttime routine. Hang it above their bed or on their bedroom door for a fun and personalized touch. This craft is perfect for unicorn lovers of all ages and is a great way to encourage creativity and imagination.
In conclusion, creating a magical unicorn dreamcatcher is an easy and fun DIY project that will bring a touch of whimsy to any child’s bedroom. By using simple materials like yarn, felt, and feathers, your child can create a unique and personalized dreamcatcher that captures the magic of unicorns. So why not gather your supplies and get started on this enchanting project today? Your child will love it!