Make Your Own Unicorn Horn

I love supporting Aussie Authors. I’ve featured Alison Lester, Peter Carnavas, Susan Stephenson and Aleesah Darlison on the blog before. Today, I’m welcoming Aleessah Darlison back to the blog for the launch of her new series, Unicorn Riders.

Who are the Unicorn Riders?

Aleesah_Darlison Unicorn RidersUnicorn Riders is a brand new fantasy adventure series written by Aleesah Darlison and illustrated by Jill Brailsford. The Unicorn Riders are made up of four strong-willed and independent girls: Willow, Quinn, Krystal and Ellabeth.

Each book is full of action-packed adventures and deals with themes of bravery, friendship and teamwork. Perfect for smart and savvy girls aged seven plus.

“We Ride As One!” is the Unicorn Riders’ catch-cry and to celebrate the release of Unicorn Riders, Aleesah has embarked on a We Ride As One! Blog Tour.  Here, Aleesah Darlison offers a fun craft idea do at home with the kids. Get into the spirit of Unicorn Riders and make your very own unicorn horn!

Make Your Own Unicorn Horn Craft Instructions

how to make a unicorn horn craft


  • Coloured Cardboard/Cardstock paper
  • Craft glue
  • Glitter
  • Coloured ribbons
  • Plastic (craft) flatback rhinestones, various colours
  • Small paint/craft brush
  • Thin elastic


      1. Make a cone shape with cardboard/cardstock paper. Glue the paper along the fold and hold until set. This becomes your unicorn horn.
      2. Punch holes either side of the unicorn horn and thread a length of thin elastic through each hole, tying at each end.
      3. Brush glue over the unicorn horn.
      4. Sprinkle glitter onto the horn (do this over a paper plate to catch the excess).
      5. Wrap two or three pieces of ribbon around the horn starting at the tip and working your way down. Space the ribbons a few centimetres apart as you spiral down to the base of the horn. Make sure the ribbon sticks firmly to the glue.
      6. Place various coloured rhinestones at intervals on the unicorn horn.
      7. Then you’re all set to play unicorns!

how to make a unicorn horn instructions

About Aleesha Darlinson

Find out more about the Unicorn Riders series on Aleesah’s website:

There are also some excellent resources, including colouring-in pages, teacher’s notes, chapter samplers and character profile pages.

Follow Aleesah’s Blog Tour by following the links here: We Ride as One! Blog Tour Posts

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Kelly loves life at both ends of the spectrum: wearing high heel shoes one day and hiking boots the next; sipping tea out of a pretty cup and slurping hot coffee from a camping mug; challenging herself physically and stopping for quiet unhurried moments to feel the wind on her face. Kelly and her husband Matthew seek to live a fun and adventurous life with their four children and pet bird.

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  1. says

    Great craft activity, Aleesah.

    Thanks for the post, Kelly. Always great to ‘cybermeet’ a fellow blogger supporting Aussie authors. Love your blog.


  2. says

    I love this craft idea. So simple but so cute!

    I have quite a few of Aleesah’s books and I’m lucky enough to have meet her in person. I bought Totally Twins for, wait for it, my twins but I will have to get this series for Miss Possum too!

  3. says

    Hi Kelly and Aleesah,

    Thanks for this great craft idea. This is absolutely perfect as a complimentary activity for the unicorn pony parties that I do here in Melbourne. I’m always on the look out for something new and fresh and creative to add value to our already creative kids parties. You’re welcome to check it out as

    I am now going to get myself a copy of book #1 of the Unicorn Riders (I can’t wait). I love the HorseWyse/Equitana show bag idea and think something like that would be a wonderful gift to the birthday girl. I’d love to catch up with you and chat some more Aleesha.


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