How To Make Glow In The Dark Easter Eggs

Here is fun activity for Easter or any other time of year when your kids need a good camping or backyard activity – a glow in the dark Easter egg hunt!

What you need to make these glow in the dark Easter eggs:

2″ glow sticks or glow stick necklaces or bracelets, if you can’t find the 2″ size.

Use rubber bands to bind the larger glow sticks into balls that will fit inside a plastic Easter egg.

Put the glowsticks inside plastic Easter eggs.

Hide them outside after dark or inside with the lights off.



How To Make Glow In The Dark Bubbles

Here is something that your kids will love – glow in the dark bubbles. I really like this for a camping activity, because it combines two of my daughter’s favorite things – bubbles and glow in the dark.

To make glow in the dark bubbles, simply break or cut open dollar store glow sticks and pour the contents into regular bubbles. Shake well. Your kids will be dazzled!

How To Make Sidewalk Chalk Paint

This is a fun activity for your kids while camping. It’s really two activities – making the paint and painting. Making the paint couldn’t be easier.

Mix a 1:1 ratio of cornstarch and water. Add food coloring to make the colors. They paint will dry a lighter color than it looks when wet, so keep this in mind. You may want to use more food coloring than you think you need.



How To Make A Hanging Light For Your Campsite Using Plastic Cups

You’ve probably seen these lights in campgrounds. They are very popular around our part of the country. You can make them yourself quite easily. All you need are 9 oz. plastic cups, a stapler and a string of lights. You can also make them using a hole punch and zip ties. Make them in the way that works for you.

This is a fun activity for your camping kids. They will absolutely love making one of these hanging lights. These would even be great gifts for your kids to make for camping grandparents, etc.



Halloween Milk Jug Ghosts

Mommy and I made these Halloween milk jug ghosts to decorate our campsite for the Halloween season. This was a fun camping activity for me and a great way to decorate our campsite.

Cut a hole in the back of your milk jug to insert votive candles or string lights. (We used string lights.)

Draw faces on the front of the jugs with a black marker or use cut out faces make from black duct tape. We tried both ways.