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17 Easy Glow-In-The-Dark Crafts for Kids

Explore these fantastic Glow-In-The-Dark Crafts that are easy enough to do with your kids at home and are great fun for all ages.

Easy Glow-In-The-Dark Crafts for Kids

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There’s just something magical and exciting about things that glow in the dark. When I was a kid, I covered my entire ceiling with little glowing star stickers, and I loved looking up at them. And, of course, my kids are no different. They’re drawn to glowing lava lamps and glow stick bracelets.

If you’ve got some crafty kiddos looking for some simple activities, I guarantee these glow-in-the-dark crafts will spark their interest. I love that these are all pretty easy too. However, unless you keep glow-in-the-dark paint or a black light flashlight on hand in your craft closet, you may have to order an item or two to complete them. It’s worth it though, especially if you’re planning activities for a sleepover or glow-in-the-dark-themed party.

Scroll below and get inspired by the best ideas out there for fun and Easy Glow-In-The-Dark Crafts for Kids.

1. DIY Miniature Glow Stick Fairy Jars

DIY Miniature Glow Stick Fairy Jars

Bring the magic of fairies into your home with these mesmerising DIY Miniature Glow Stick Fairy Jars. These quick and simple to make jars create beautiful night lights or fairy garden lanterns that kids and fairies will love.

Learn more: The Craft At Home Family

2. Glow In The Dark Spider Webs

Glow In The Dark Spider Webs

Here’s a fun craft to make to celebrate Halloween. These spooky easy-to-make Glow In The Dark Spider Webs will be a fun project, especially for boys.

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3. Homemade Glow In The Dark Puffy Paint

Homemade Glow In The Dark Puffy Paint

It’s so much fun to make your Homemade Glow In The Dark Puffy Paint and it’s something kids will enjoy helping with. When they’re done making the paint they’ll spend hours coming up with cool scenes to make with their new glow-in-the-dark art supply.

Learn more: I Heart Arts N Crafts

4. Glow In The Dark Playdough

Glow In The Dark  Playdough

Making Glow In The Dark Playdough is an exciting project for your little playdough fans. Find out the easy homemade recipe in this tutorial.

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5. Glow In The Dark Firefly Craft

Glow In The Dark Firefly Craft

This amazing Glow In The Dark Firefly Craft will make the best sleepover activity for kids. With only a few simple materials kids will soon be watching their fireflies light up the night.

Learn more: Kidspot

6. Glow In The Dark Shoes

Glow In The Dark Shoes

How much fun is it for kids to design and paint their very own Glow In The Dark Shoes? If you’ve got some white tennis shoes, this glowing paint treatment will liven them up.

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7. Glow In The Dark Monster Rocks

Glow In The Dark Monster Rocks

Rock painting is the perfect summer activity for kids, and these adorable Glow In The Dark Monster Rocks will be so much fun for kids to make. So grab some rocks and glow-in-the-dark paints and get started.

Learn more: The Best Ideas for Kids

8. Glowing Noodle Necklaces

Glowing Noodle Necklaces

I love this simple creative idea to make Glowing Noodle Necklaces. Plus the pasta noodles can be stored and used again and again for different craft activities. Check out how to make them in this tutorial.

Learn more: Growing a Jeweled Rose

9. DIY Bouncy Balls That Glow

DIY Bouncy Balls That Glow

These DIY Bouncy Balls That Glow have been on my list of things to make with the kids for way too long and I think we’re going to have to add this project to our summer bucket list. This glow-in-the-dark version is a keeper!

Learn more: Growing a Jeweled Rose

10. Mini Terror-Arium

Mini Terror-Arium

Kids will have a blast creating these spooky Halloween-themed Mini Terror-Ariums. This fun tutorial has two different versions, this mini version and a larger even more spooky showpiece.

Learn more: Babble Dabble Do

11. Starry Night Sensory Bottle

Starry Night Sensory Bottle

Help your kids fall asleep with this calming Starry Night Sensory Bottle. Made with small stars that glow in the dark, glow-in-the-dark paint and an empty bottle this is a fun project for kids of all ages.

Learn more: The Craft At Home Family

12. Glowing Slime Recipe

Glowing Slime Recipe

Of course, the ultimate fun glow-in-the-dark activity for kids has to be slime that glows. If you or your kids have started making slime, then you know how addictive it is! It’s really easy to make, and so much fun to play with when you’re done. Check out this Glowing Slime Recipe on how to create your own.

Learn more: Little Bins for Little Hands

13. Glow In The Dark Bath Bombs

Glow In The Dark Bath Bombs

Bath bombs are a fun craft for tweens and teens and the glowing element of these Glow In The Dark Bath Bombs is sure to make bath time fun for any age.

Learn more: Sugar Spice and Glitter

14. Glow In The Dark Rice

Glow In The Dark Rice

You will be surprised how much excitement kids can have with a bag of uncooked white rice and neon paint. Check out this tutorial to have a go at this Glow In The Dark Rice project.

Learn more: Growing A Jeweled Rose

15. Glow In The Dark Jellyfish

Glow In The Dark Jellyfish

Bring the magic of the underwater realm into the kid’s bedrooms. This delightful Glow In The Dark Jellyfish is a fantastic craft project that will result in lots of nighttime joy.

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16. How to Make Glowing Bubbles

How to Make Glowing Bubbles

Learn How to Make Glowing Bubbles with this fun tutorial. It will teach you how to make a special bubble solution with a few simple ingredients and a black light.

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17. Glow In The Dark Tic Tac Toe

Glow In The Dark Tic Tac Toe

Glow-in-the-dark games are perfect for sleepovers with friends. Find out how to create your own Glow In The Dark Tic Tac Toe with stars and moon stickers. Kids will be delighted playing this game in the dark.

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