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Category: Glow Crafts
Glow Crafts are a fun family activity suitable for everybody of any age! Here are some ideas and suggestions for fantastic glowing crafts. Glow in the dark crafts are great all year round and especially for festive occasions such as Halloween, Easter and Christmas! Keep checking back for updated glow in the dark craft ideas!
Keep everyone at home entertained with some fun light up toys and glow in the dark activities! Here, we will explore some glowing ideas on lighted toys, glow craft accessories and lighted decorations for some glowing fun at home.
Christmas and Holiday Seasonal Glow Crafts are easy to create decorations great for a fun family activity! Here are some ideas we made using some basic seasonal decorations such as Silver Holy, a Driftwood wreath and a variety of exciting glow products!
A very simple yet beautifully attractive addition to any winter theme or lighted Christmas celebration. Some Silver Holy with a strand of Blue LED Fairy String Lights!
Waterproof LED Fairy String Lights are an excellent crafting and decor item perfect for brightening up any decorative display with stunning bright glowing lights! Add the Fairy Lights to wreaths, holy displays or any other Christmas craft for a fun and bright addition of color!
Below, we used some of the White LED Fairy Lights to decorate a festive driftwood wreath. You could use these string lights to weave inside any type of wreath or hanging Christmas decorations.
Here, we slipped our Silver Holy with Blue LED String Lights into a basic glass Vase and added it to the center of our lit driftwood wreath to create this stunning tabletop winter display!
Glitter & Glue Flicker Jars are a fun and easy do it yourself glow craft great for all ages! Create stunning and spectacular flickering jar lights fantastic for fall and Halloween. You can use natural leaves and decorations or create your own unique silhouette cut-outs.
Prepare by mixing some standard paste glue and glitter. Coat the outside of the jar and simply place your decorations (leaves, silhouette cut-outs or anything else you can think of!) to the side of the jar and simply add some Flameless LED Tea Light Candles to make them glow! (You can alternatively coat the inside of the jar but this will make it more difficult to place your decorations. Be sure not to use true flame candles if you do place the decorations on the interior of the jar.)
You can also use construction paper to create your own cool silhouette cut-outs or even black paint to paint the outlines directly onto the side of the jar. Use your imagination!
Use some twine or string and loop it around the top of the jar for an added Autumn feel!
Now, just add some Flameless Candles and watch your creations come to life with flickering light!
Create your own brightly glowing Halloween Pumpkins that can change color with the press of a button! Use Remote Controlled LED Decor Lights to create your own remote controlled Halloween Pumpkins! LED Remote Lights have 13 different color settings plus a color changing rainbow mood. Simply place the Decor Light into your pumpkin and you now have a pumpkin that can be turned on/off and change colors all by remote control!
Here’s a fun and easy glow craft idea – Glowing Water Bottle Bugs! All you need for this easy to do glow craft is a few plastic water bottles or containers, an assorted color mix of glow sticks and some crafting goodies such as pipe cleaners, googly eyes or buttons.
Use some scotch tape or glue to stick your accessories to the outside of a plastic water bottle or small container. After your bug or creature is complete, let the glue dry and then fill the container with water, slip inside a glow stick and you have your very own glowing water critter!
An extremely fun and very easy glowing craft idea is the glowing paper tube cutout decoration! These glowing paper tube cutouts make for great glow party highlights and all you need for this glowing craft is a handful of cardboard or paper tubes and assorted color glow sticks!
Simply cut out your desired shape out of the paper tube roll, add any extra decorations such as colored paint or glitter and slip a bright glow stick inside and viola you have an attractive glowing decoration! You can even cut out special themed shapes for a holiday theme or special event!
You can also use some tape (to seal the bottom of the tube), place the glow stick inside and attach the string to the paper tube to create fun glow in the dark hanging decorations. Have fun!
You can use these Mini Glow Sticks to slip inside of your plastic shell eggs to create these bright glowing Easter eggs! Miniature Glow Sticks are generally 1.5 Inches long and come in an assortment of bright colors. The kids (and adults too!) will have a blast seeking and searching for the glowing light of your fun glow in the dark Easter eggs!
A very easy and simple way to create your own dazzling light up glowing gift bows! All you need for this simple homemade craft is a standard gift bow and a Color Changing LED Mood Ring. Simply place the LED Finger Ring into the gift bow and viola, you have a wonderful lighted gift bow!
You can also try using different colored gift bows as the lighted effect will reflect differently on each color. LED rings attach very easily and can also be added to ribbons and other gift decorations for a cool, attention grabbing glowing effect! Use scotch tape if you need additional stability.
Creating home made Halloween crafts and decorations is an old tradition in many households. Why not brighten up the activity with some fun Glow in the Dark Halloween Craft Ideas? With a few pieces of glow and a handful of affordable craft supplies, you can make your household a frightening glowing masterpiece this Halloween!
Make a spooky glowing ghost, a creepy crawly spider or even a frightening glow bat. Spice it up and make your own creations!
Want a simple, cheap and effective way of really brightening up your party or event? Glowing Balloons!
Many in the party entertainment industry may have noticed over the last few years that there are now several glow in the dark balloon products on the market. The most common being Flashing LED Balloon Lights that are placed inside of a balloon. These are the most practical if you are looking for a bright flashing balloon light that works in a helium filled balloon.
We also experimented with placing some standard and common glow sticks inside balloons. The most eye catching effect was simply from pushing a couple 22 Inch Glow Necklaces or a small handful of 8 Inch Glow Bracelets into a balloon as you are blowing it up to create a spectacular glowing spaghetti like effect inside your balloons. If you are looking for more of a constant central glow, try using a standard 4 Inch Glow Stick or 6 Inch Glow Stick inside of a frosted balloon to create that all-glowing ominous light effect. We also experimented with several brands of miniature glow sticks and surprisingly found that they did not work as well as we thought they would, the glow was very subtle and displaced to the bottom of the balloon. We certainly recommend using the larger sticks and the glow necklaces and bracelets however these will not work in helium balloons due to the weight. If you want to make your floating balloons glow, we recommend Miniature Glow Sticks or the LED Balloon Inserts.