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Activity Discussion Art & Craft How to diy a magic wand ?

  • Manpreet

    June 21, 2023 at 3:16 pm
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    Dear Nishita,

    Materials you’ll need:

    A wooden dowel or stick (approximately 12-14 inches long)


    Acrylic paint (in your preferred colors)


    Clear varnish or Mod Podge (optional)

    Decorative materials (glitter, rhinestones, ribbons, etc.)

    Step-by-step instructions:

    Start by preparing your wooden dowel. If necessary, use sandpaper to smooth out any rough edges or imperfections. You can also shape one end of the dowel into a point if you prefer.

    Once your dowel is smooth, decide on a color scheme for your wand. Acrylic paint works well for this project. You can choose any colors you like, but traditionally, wands are often depicted in shades of brown, gold, silver, or other metallic tones.

    Use a paintbrush to apply a base coat of paint to the entire dowel. Allow it to dry completely before applying additional coats, if needed. This will give your wand a solid foundation color.

    After the base coat is dry, you can add decorative touches to your wand. You can use a smaller brush to create intricate designs or patterns. For example, you can paint swirls, stars, or other magical symbols. Let your creativity guide you!

    Once the paint has dried, you may choose to add a layer of clear varnish or Mod Podge to protect the paint and give your wand a glossy finish. This step is optional but can help make your wand more durable.

    Now it’s time to add some sparkle! If desired, you can embellish your wand with glitter, rhinestones, or ribbons. Apply a small amount of glue to the desired areas and carefully attach the decorations. Allow the glue to dry completely.

    Finally, step back and admire your DIY magic wand! You can customize it further by adding additional details or personal touches, such as wrapping the handle with ribbon or adding charms.

  • Ananya

    June 21, 2023 at 3:18 pm
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    Let’s start with the materials you will need:

    1. A wooden stick approx. 10-15 inches long
    2. Crafting paper or you can also use newspaper
    3. Modelling clay
    4. Acrylic paints
    5. Paintbrush
    6. Hot glue gun
    7. Decorative materials like glitter, sequins etc. (according to your own choice)
    8. Sandpaper
    9. Pencil

    Once all the materials are gathered, let’s begin with the process:

    1. With the use of sandpaper, make your wooden stick smooth and wipe off the dust remains.

    2. Choose the design for your wand. You might make a duplicate of any Harry Potter’s character’s wand or you can create your own unique design.

    3. After you finalise the design, make a sketch using the pencil on the wooden stick.

    4. Take the crafting paper or newspaper and fold it up into a rough shape so that it looks like the handle of the wand. With the use of hot glue gun, attach it to the top end of the stick, forming the grip.

    5. Use the modelling clay add patterns on the handle. You can also use decorative materials which can be associated with your chosen character.

    6. Let the clay dry.

    7. Once the clay is dry and firmly attached, paint your wand using acrylic paints. Apply a base coat using a larger paintbrush and let it dry. Then, use smaller brushes for further design.

    8. Allow the paint to dry completely before moving on to Step-9.

    9. Optionally, if you want to add some extra flair, use the hot glue gun to attach decorative materials like glitter and sequins.

      Additionally, Here is a youtube link which might help you better.

      Hope it helps!!

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