Search Term

Enter a search term (optional)


Select One (optional)

Difficulty Level

Select One (optional)

Estimated Cost

Select One (optional)


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Fabric Crafts
  • Paper Crafts
  • Craft Foam
  • Pipe Cleaner Crafts
  • Clay & Sculpting
  • Nature Crafts
  • Wood Crafts
  • Beads & Jewelry
  • Recycled Crafts
  • Painting & Coloring
  • Food Crafts
  • Plastic
  • Mixed Media/Miscellaneous
Time to complete

Select One (optional)

Primary Technique

Select One (optional)


Select One (optional)


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Age Group

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Toddlers
  • Preschool & Kindergarten
  • Elementary School
  • Pre-Teens
  • Teens


Bead and Glitter Dinosaur Necklace

Dip into your child's toy chest for some crafty inspiration and create your own Bead and Glitter Dinosaur Necklace from Savannah Starr. Use glitter to transform your tiny toy dinosaurs. DIY jewelry crafts add a fun touch to any outfit and show your creativity.

Bead and Glitter Dinosaur


  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue
  • Plastic dinosaurs
  • Glue brush
  • Tulip Fashion Glitter
  • Paper plate (or other paper to catch glitter)
  • Jewelry wire
  • Round nose pliers
  • Wire cutters
  • Small beads
  • Rhinestones or Swarovski crystals for eyes
  • Ready-made necklace


  1. Select dinosaurs for your necklace. I like the base color of the dinosaur to match the glitter, so if needed, you might want to paint the dinosaur and let dry before next step.

    Bead and Glitter Dinosaur Necklace
  2. Brush Aleene’s Tacky Glue onto dinosaur.

    Bead and Glitter Dinosaur Necklace
  3. I like to glitter my dinosaurs in two parts so I hold the head when first applying the glue and then come back and glitter the head.

    Bead and Glitter Dinosaur Necklace
  4. Place paper plate on work surface and sprinkle glitter over glue. Set aside to dry. Repeat to cover head with glitter.

    Bead and Glitter Dinosaur Necklace
  5. To create a hanger for the dinosaur, cut approximately 6″ piece of jewelry wire. Add beads to wire, loop end around wire several times to create a “lasso.” Cut off extra using photo as guide.

    Bead and Glitter Dinosaur Necklace
  6. Slip the lasso over the dinosaur’s head and front legs and position it under the belly.

    Bead and Glitter Dinosaur Necklace
  7. Snug up the lasso so that it fits tightly around the dinosaur. Bend the wire to hold in place. To create a hanger loop, use round nose pliers to create loop, wrap excess wire around to hold in place. Cut off any excess wire. Glue eyes in place. Let dry.

    Bead and Glitter Dinosaur Necklace
  8. Hang glittered dinosaurs from necklace chain. Add additional dinosaurs with jump rings and chain.

    Bead and Glitter Dinosaur Necklace

For a comprehensive video tutorial of this project, check out How to Make a Glittered Dinosaur Necklace.

Free projects, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Your Recently Viewed Projects

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

Haha! Well, that's fun! Could make a whole bunch of pendants out of those "toobs" they sell at the craft store of all sorts of creatures and characters.


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Project of the Day

How to Make Plarn, Plastic Bag Yarn Knit Tote Patternvideocam

Our knitting group was asked to try to think of a creative green use for plastic grocery bags thus, 'Plarn was born. Plarn, plastic… Continue reading: "How to Make Plarn, Plastic Bag Yarn Knit Tote Patternvideocam"



Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts


Sponsored Content

Connect With Us

Facebook Instagram Twitter Pinterest Twitter
Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Do Not Sell My Personal Information Keyword Index Privacy Policy Share Your Project Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----


Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

I Love It