Having kids means having someone to share your love of glitter with. Kids will never turn down glitter, and that鈥檚 basically a proven fact. So when the temperatures are too high to go outside and play, the rain is falling down or you just have an afternoon to spare, try one of these 10 glitter DIYs to keep your little one occupied. Get ready to add a bit of sparkle to your day!

1. Homemade Glitter: First things first, you鈥檙e going to need glitter for these projects. If you don鈥檛 already have some, here鈥檚 a way you can make your own with just a few simple ingredients. (via Growing a Jeweled Rose)

2. Calming Glitter Bottle: We all need a break sometimes. This calming glitter bottle will provide just the right distraction as your little one is mesmerized by the swirling glitter. (via Spoonful)

3. Glitter Kicks: Dress up an ordinary pair of sneakers and give your tiny diva (or divo) some shoes that are just as fabulous as they are! You鈥檒l definitely be the cool mom when this project is finished. (via Sturdy for Common Things)

4. Space Crayons: Use up all your broken crayons and make something new. Whether you go with bright and colorful or dark and spacey, these crayons are out of this world. (via Minieco)

5. Glitter Critters: Most of us have extra jar lids hangin鈥 around our kitchen. You can鈥檛 recycle them, so you might as well reuse them and make a whole army of these cute glitter critters. This is a project even the youngest helper can handle. (via Crafts by Amanda)

6. Stacking Glitter Blocks: If you love glitter but not the mess it comes with, then this is the perfect project for you. Let your little buddy create the patterns and stick down the tape while you handle the scissors. (via Momtastic)

7. Totally Tubular Jewelry: Break out the sprinkles and your favorite colors of glitter. This is one project both of you can enjoy. (via Brit + Co)

8. Golden Glitter Slime: Ooey, gooey, golden slime? I鈥檓 not sure who will have more fun with this one, you or your kids. Either way, this is a fun one and it keeps in a Ziploc bag for weeks at a time. (via Fun at Home with Kids)

9. Glitter Glue: Say so long to boring white glue, because glitter glue is where it鈥檚 at! With just a swipe of a brush you鈥檒l be able to add instant glitz to nearly anything. (via Paging Fun Mums)

10. Temporary Tattoos: Now you can wear your love for glitter right on your sleeve鈥rr, skin. Lasting two to three days, these glitter tattoos are the perfect way to add a little something special using supplies you already have. These would be great for sporting events, Halloween or any day in between. (via Beautylish)

What鈥檚 your favorite way to use glitter? Have any awesome glitter projects to share? Tell us about them in the comments below!