One of the nice things about being a kid is all the fun and creative things that you can do. Glow sticks are a very popular toy among kids. People seem to go crazy over them and I have to admit this includes some adults as well. So since summer is right around the corner I thought it would be a good idea to list my top five things that you can do over the summer with glow sticks.
Number 1: Glow in the Pool
It’s always hard to get the kids out of the pool during the summer, so why not let them have an evening swim? You can easily drop the glow sticks into the bottom of the pool. They can dive for the glow sticks for fun. Just make sure that they have plenty of light in the yard so that they can see as they get in and out of the pool, and so that you can see them as they are still playing in the pool. The glow sticks really add to the fun. This game can be a lot of fun but you want to make sure you keep a close eye on them. This is a good game for teenagers who are good swimmers. Children under the age of ten really should not swim at night.
Number 2: Decorate your food
Glow sticks can really look great on your food table during an evening party. You can place the glow sticks around all of your food, near your drinks, or you can hang them on the table. This way as nighttime falls you will still be able to find your way over to the refreshments.
Number 3: Glowing water balloons
Before you start to blow up your water balloons you can stick the glow sticks inside of the balloon. Then as you start to add the water you will still be able to see the glow stick. Once nighttime falls you will be able to see the water balloons glowing. The kids will absolutely love it.
Number 4: Glow stick Frisbee
Take a few glow sticks and tape them to the outside of the Frisbee. Cover the entire Frisbee with the glow sticks. Then in the evening you can have a great game of glow stick Frisbee. I have always found it to be a good idea to have more than one glow stick Frisbee, especially if you have a large amount of people present.
Number 5: Glow stick bubble blower
Glow sticks can be twisted and turned into different shapes. Using some tape or some wire you can make a nice bubble blower out of the glow stick. It does take a little bit of trial and error but it is possible to figure it out. You can make them small and you can make some large. Different shapes and sizes will make for fun bubbles. You can then have the kids blow bubbles in the evening over the swimming pool. Make sure that you have plenty of lights over the pools. This way they can see the bubbles as they blow them.