The best part about summer is being able to play outside long after the sun has set! Upgrade your kid’s nighttime fun from chasing lightning bugs to making their own DIY glow in the dark projects they can share with their friends. With these Here We Glow: 34 Glow in the Dark Kids’ Projects you’ll find tons of neon summer entertainment from bouncy balls to glow paint for kids of all ages!
Don’t get me wrong, chasing lightning bugs is a classic summertime activity that every kid should do at least once. But, wouldn’t it be even cooler to create your own glow in the dark items? Watch out because you’re about to “glow” your child’s mind with these kids summer activities and dazzling nighttime fun!
DIY Glow Jars for Kids
Glow jars are some truly fascinating crafts for the little ones. You can watch as their eyes light up when they see the magical glow within these amazing jars. These glow project ideas make some great outdoor decorations or sleepover crafts. They’ll provide just the right amount of light for playing in the dark and sleeping soundly!
- Constellation Glow Jar
- Glowing Mason Jar
- Glow in the Dark Glitter Jars
- Glittery DIY Glow Jar
- Glow-in-the Dark Mason Jars
- Floating Fairies Glow Jar
- Recycled Glow-in-the-Dark Galaxy Mason Jar
- Glow in the Dark Firefly Jar
Glow in the Dark Games and Toys
What’s better than toys and games? Your kids’ favorite activities just got a whole lot better with some added glow in the dark amusement. Play a light-up game of bowling or make a glow in the dark bouncy ball for hours of fun. You never have to stop playing! Not even when the sun goes down, and the moon and stars are shining bright.
- Glow in the Dark Bouncy Ball
- Glow in the Dark Butterflies
- Ready, Set, Glow Firefly
- Glow Xylophone
- Glow-in-the-Dark Bowling Plastic Bottle Craft
- Ring Toss Glow Craft
Sensory Glow Project Ideas
Delight all of your child’s senses with these glow in the dark kids’ craft ideas that are sure to captivate your child’s attention. These sensory activities can’t get much cooler! Make some glow in the dark play dough or glowing gelatin sensory stars for a little bath time entertainment. Don’t be afraid to try something new and get your hands dirty with these brilliant summer crafts for kids.
- Neon Glowing Water Beads
- Glowing Gelatin Sensory Stars
- Edible Glowing Oobleck Craft
- Glow in the Dark Mini Water Beads
- Glowing Rainbow Water
- Glow-in-the-Dark DIY Slime
- Glow in the Dark Playdough
- Glow in the Dark Food
- Glowing Homemade Play Dough Recipe
- Fun Glow-in-the-Dark Sand Recipe
Wearable Glow in the Dark Kids’ Crafts
It wouldn’t be summer without some hip glow in the dark accessories for your kids to wear outside during nighttime summer activities like campfires and catching fireflies!
Glow in the Dark Arts and Crafts
Inspire your child’s creativity and their wonder with these glow in the dark kids’ art projects. They can make their own glowing masterpieces that will excite their little minds and keep them busy when they’re bored. Be as innovative as you’d like with these kids’ summer activities that will last all season long!
- Easy DIY Glow Paint
- Glow Pendulum Painting
- Bath Time Glowing Homemade Paint
- Glow in the Dark Art
- Glow in the Dark Space Craft
- Glowing Flower Craft Experiment
- Glowing Gears Mod Podge Art
What’s your favorite glow in the dark kids’ activity? Let us know below!
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