Then, flipping through a specialty toy store catalog, I saw a kit using ponies as paper dolls. It came with all kinds of things to dress up your pony. I liked the activity, so I thought I could create something similar at home.
First, I printed up some unicorn coloring pages on white cardstock. I used the unicorn printable found here!
The girls began coloring their unicorns with markers.
I set out a plate with butterfly cut-outs, sequins, jewels, stickers, and glitter glue.
In our house, the fancier, the better!
I couldn't resist, I started decorating one too. This one turned out to be a collaborative effort. I took a trip down memory lane and suddenly remembered how my sister had a pony with jewel eyes that I loved. I also remembered how my mom would let us paint our ponies with her glitter nail polish to make them fancy. I am sure this fact also partially influenced this activity.
The table was literally covered with art materials. I guess judging by the level of mess, it was a very engaging activity.
We ended up with one-of-a-kind creations! This activity lasted for a good hour, at least, and the girls each decorated two ponies.