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Mermaid-Inspired DIY Hair Accessories

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Mermaid-Inspired DIY Hair Accessories
Mermaid-Inspired DIY Hair Accessories

These enchanting Mermaid-Inspired DIY Hair Accessories will let any little girl channel her inner-Ariel! This dollar store kids' craft uses actual seashells for hair barrettes, making them perfect for any girl who longs for her own set of fins. These easy-to-make DIY hair accessories work great as a party activity or as party favors for a Little Mermaid-themed birthday. Girls can top their seashells with clear nail polish for a glossy look or add sparkly glitter to stand out. Any little girl will love making these fun crafts for kids part of her world.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

MaterialsNature Material, Other

Primary TechniqueDIY Craft



HolidayBirthdays, Summer

Age GroupPreschool & Kindergarten, Elementary School

Project TypeMake a Project

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Mermaids and sea inspired themes are always a hit with little girls! Making hair clips, headbands, or combs is such a fun idea! Using clear nail polish or glitter is great and you could even glue a plastic pearl inside, or even sea glass bits using white craft glue, and covering with a sealant of modge podge to keep it shining and secure. Or even add some small thin satin ribbon in peach, pink or Aqua sea tones, with little knots to secure beads. Great idea, thanks for sharing!


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