With the nights drawing in for Autumn, and the clocks going back next week meaning that it will get dark really early – why not brighten up your evenings with a little glow stick fun.

My kids love glow sticks – I don’t know many who can fail to get excited by things that glow!

Since you can buy packs in the pound shop (dollar store), or cheaply in the supermarkets – it’s a really easy and cheap way to make some magical memories with the kids. They’re a great item to have available for sensory play all year round.

Glow Stick Activities for Kids

I’ve gathered together some fun suggestions of different ways to play with glow sticks.

To read more about each one, click on the links to get the full instructions, and more pictures.

Awesome Glow Stick Activities for Kids

Glow in the Dark Tic Tac Toe from Coffee Cups and Crayons

Balloons with Glow Sticks from Kids Activities Blog

Glow Sticks in the Bathtub from Simple Fun for Kids

Magnetic Tiles and Glow Sticks from Fun a Day

Preschool Writing from Creekside Learning

Making Our Own Glow Stick from Kids Activities Blog

Glow Stick Pool Fun from a Mom With a Lesson Plan

Glow Stick Play Dough from Picklebums

Glow Stick Ice Painting from Housing a Forest

Glow Stick Lanterns from Juggling With Kids

Glowstick Bowling from Glued To My Crafts

Magic Glow Stick Game from A Little Pinch of Perfect

Fairies in a Jar†from a Moment in our World

Glow in the Dark Fireflies from Reading Confetti

Egg Shakers from Happily Ever Mom

Glowing Ninja Stars and Glowing Flowers from A Little Pinch of Perfect

Moon Rocket from The Pleasantest Thing

Glowing Firefly Craft†from Teaching Mama

Glow Beads from Learn Play Imagine

19 super cool glow stick activities for kids.

More Glow in the Dark

Glow in the Dark Sensory Bottles

Glow in the Dark Space Painting

Glowing Solar System

Pods Play Sensory Play Environments

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