In this article: 11 glow in the dark activities and crafts to explore with your kids. 

Every kid loves things that glow in the dark right? I know my kids do.

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What make a cool t-shirt even cooler? Make it glow in the dark. What makes an Easter egg hunt even more fun? Make the eggs glow in the dark!

Luckily there are tons of products on the market that will help you make almost any activity “glow in the dark” such as glow in the dark glue, glow sticks, glow in the dark powder and more.

Here are 11 different fun glow in the dark activity ideas to jump start your glow in the dark imagination!

 

11 glow in the dark activities

 

 

11 Glow in the Dark Activities for Kids

1

How to Make Glow in the Dark Slime!

Slime is super popular right now. And what makes slime even better? Make it glow in the dark!

Learn how to make your own glow in the dark slime and have tons of fun with the kids playing in the dark with this fun slime.

Learn how to make it
2

Glow in the Dark Bubbles

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Who doesn't love bubbles? They are fun to blow. Fun to chase. Fun to pop.

Now you can make your bubbles glow in the dark with just a little glow in the dark paint!

Learn how to make it
3

Glow in the Dark Monster Rocks

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My kids love finding painted rocks that others have left behind- and they love to paint their own too.

Now you can make your painted rocks glow in the dark so they can be found even at night!

Try these fun glow in the dark monster rocks this this fun glow in the dark activity!

Learn how to make it
4

Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt!

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I've seen a few of different versions of this glow in the dark activity, but all of them look super fun.

All you need is plastic eggs, electric tea lights (or glow sticks), and a dark night!

I know all kids would love this glow in the dark Easter activity!

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5

Glow in the Dark Playdough

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We love playdough at my house and it keeps the kids occupied for hours.

But what if you kneaded a little glow in the dark paint into the finished dough?

What a great glow in the dark activity for those winter nights when the sun goes down so early!

Learn how to make it
6

Glow in the Dark Loom Band Sensory Bottle

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What about glow in the dark activities for little ones or if you want a glow in the dark activity to occupy kids on a night time drive?

This glow in the dark sensory bottle is just the thing!

It's mess-free, stress relieving, and fun!

Learn how to make it
7

Glow in the Dark Night Time Bowling

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In need of an outdoor glow in the dark activity? Try glow in the dark bowling!

This would be the perfect activity for a Halloween party or a Fall bonfire party!

Click below to get all the details.

Learn how to make it
8

Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish 

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This is such a cute glow in the dark craft.

It uses recycled materials and glow in the dark paint and beads.

Click below to learn how to make this cute glow in the dark jellyfish!

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9

Glow in the Dark Lava Lamp

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This glow in the dark activity is similar to my oil and water sensory bag, but with a glow in the dark twist!

You just need glow in the dark gel and glow in the dark glitter.

Click below to learn how to make it.

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10

Glow-in-the-Dark Capture The Flag

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This glow in the dark activity would be tons of fun for older kids.

Use glow sticks to make your "flags" then start the race to capture the flag.

Get all the details below.

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11

DIY Colored Glow-In-The-Dark Bouncy Balls Science Project

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Take slime one step farther- or one step harder- and you have bouncy balls!

Add some glow in the dark paint to your bouncy ball ingredients and you have a educational science activity and a fun glow in the dark activity in one!

Get all the details below.

Learn how to make it