Mary Poppins’ Practically Perfect Carousel Jars

image source: elise apffel

What better way to organize your little one’s craft supplies than with a nod to Mary Poppins?! Simply decorate jars to look like the colorful, pastel merry-go-round. Then add their beads and baubles, and voila — a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious craft!

These Mary Poppins Carousel Jars are practically perfect in every way!

mary poppins carousel jar
image source: elise apffel

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What You’ll Need

  • Glass jars with lids
  • Hot glue gun and glue
  • Paper straws
  • Beads
  • Gold spray paint
  • Plastic horses
  • Paint
  • Brushes
  • Scissors

How To Make It

  1. Glue the tops of the lids together so they are one piece.
  2. Paint the lids, straws, and beads the same color gold.
  3. Paint each horse with a base of white paint. Let dry.
  4. Paint each horse a pastel color including: yellow, purple, pink, and blue.
  5. Then paint on details.
  6. Cut the gold straws in half.
  7. Glue one side to the bottom of the horses and the other to the top — making sure they’re in line with one another.
  8. Glue a gold bead to the top of each straw.
  9. Then glue the horses onto the lids.


All cutting and gluing should be done by an adult.

Posted 3 years Ago
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