To make the wands all you need are some craft sticks, glue and glitter. Simply add a generous blob of glue to one end of one flat side of the stick and sprinkle on the magic sparkles!
I usually make them on a Friday and let them dry over the weekend.
Bigger is better when it comes to glitter!
I have noticed that the brands with the largest flakes hold up the longest.
We are only into our first full week of school, so I am just getting to know my students as readers. We work on most stories in September as a whole group until the kiddos are all tested and leveled.
With our bright sticks, it is easy to see at a distance who is having a hard time following along. The kids always love using their wands and it is well worth the ten minutes spent to make them!
Maybe you can use a little magic prop for your readers too.
Why not give it a try?