23 Thrilling Glow in the Dark Activities

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Nothing says exciting than glow in the dark activities!! One thing I used to love about summer time as a kid was playing night games with the rest of the neighborhood. There’s just something neat about playing outside in the summer when it starts to get darker and the temperature cools down a little.

Combine that with the magic of glow in the dark and you’ve got yourself a really good time. I came across a really fun glow in the dark activity on Pinterest the other day which sparked this fun search of glow in the dark activities that you can do with your kids this summer. Most can be played outside but there are a few that you can play indoors too!

Here is your 23 Glow in the Dark Activities

#1- Slime

What kid doesn’t love slime! Super fun!
Glow in the Dark Slime Recipe that Takes less than 2 MINUTES to make




#2- DIY Glowing Foam Paint by Paging Fun Moms

Make this even funner with no mess by letting them loose in the bathtub! Making it an easy cleanup as well!! 
Glowing Foam Art

#3 – NIGHT Football, Basketball, and Soccer.

Fun way to play sports into the evening!
Glow in the dark games
#4 – Glow in the dark Water Balloons by The Scrap Shoppe.

Water fight at night time? I can picture SO many fun games that would involve these!
Glow in the dark water balloons - love this!!!

#5 – Play at night Ring Toss 

How fun is this! Such a great idea!
Glow in the Dark Party {ring toss}

#6- Hopscotch by Our Little Women

Oh the hours spent playing hopscotch! 

#7 – Glow-in-the-dark Bowling by Growing a Jeweled Rose

If you are throwing a Glow in the dark party, you should definitely check out this website. She has SO many fun glow in the dark ideas!
Night bowling- a super fun activity for Summer. The glowing ball and pins are easy to make, too!

#8 – Night Sand by Growing a Jeweled Rose

Make your own glow in the dark sand for sensory play, arts and crafts, glow in the dark sand art, magic melting sand art, and MORE! So easy to make and so many ways to play!

#9 – Light up bat and ball.

Just watch the video of them playing in the dark. So fun!

#10- Glowing Jars by From Pank With Love

#11- Glow in the dark Stik Mitt


#12 – Swimming in a pool with Glow Sticks!

Ummm how fun would this be?! I’ve also seen people change up bath time with glow sticks! 
Swim in a pool with Glow Sticks: Take advantage of the warm weather and sneak a dip into the pool using only glow sticks to light the night. Pro Tip: slip a couple glow sticks inside balloons, blow them up and float 'em on the water to create glowing balls of light.

#13 – Play in the dark backyard darts

#14 – Sidewalk Chalk, Blowing Volcano, and Bubble Recipe also by Growing a Jeweled Rose
Make Your Own Glow in the Dark Sidewalk Chalk using only two ingredients; such a fun way to play after dark!



DIY Glow in the Dark Bubbles- great for sensory play, art activities, and more!

#15 – Squidgie Ball  

(glows in the dark, floats on water, squeeze it, juggle it, etc…)

#16- Tic-Tac-Toe by Make and Takes
How to Play Glow Stick Tic-Tac-Toe

#17 – Twister by Hub Pages

If you’re feeling EXTRA ambitious, you could put glow in the dark paint on the circles for a more “glowing” experience! 
Twister game board glowing #18- Critter Catching Kit.

 Tell me your kids wouldn’t LOVE this! I know I would.
#19 – Glow in the dark Jenga by BuzzFeed.

Jenga in the dark! Yes!
Paint games like Jenga with Glow In the Dark paint. https://www.buzzfeed.com/alannaokun/easy-ways-to-upgrade-any-halloween-party?sub=2607722_1639923

#20- Glowing Flying Disc.

This is one of my favorite glow in the dark activities.

#21-Glowing Dough by Lemon Lime Adventures
Glowing Dough Experiment! WOW! What a cool science experiment to try with my kids! Great for Halloween!

#22- Homemade glow in the dark bath paint by Raining Hot Coupons
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Glow in the dark activities your kids of all ages will LOVE! Perfect activity for summer!

This would make for a great summer night party with you kids of all ages! I hope you enjoy them all! 

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Glow in the dark activities your kids of all ages will LOVE! Perfect activity for summer!


My kids will go crazy over these GLOW IN THE DARK activities! What a fun night time activity!