5 Amazing Glow-in-the-Dark Halloween Activities

Do your kids love things that glow in the dark?

Want to astonish your neighbors and trick-or-treaters?

How about serving some spooky shimmering refreshments at your next Halloween party or haunted house?

With a black light and just a few ingredients that make things glow, you can have the creepiest crypt on the block.

In this article, you’ll learn how to produce my five favorite glow-in-the-dark science projects, perfect for making a ghoulish impression this Halloween.

Glow-in-the-dark science projects: let your kids astonish your neighbors and astound trick-or-treaters with glowing activities that are perfect for entertaining.

Why Should I Make Glowing Concoctions?

Halloween, more than any other time of year, is the season to explore nighttime frights, conduct spooky experiments and investigate unexplained phenomena. Halloween is dark and disguised and mysterious. It’s the perfect backdrop for things that glow and gush after the lights go out.

The five glow-in-the-dark projects below are a fun way for you and your kids to get into the spirit of this eerie, ominous time of year and add your own bit of creepy cheer to parties or your own family adventure on a chilling October afternoon.



10 Unusual Things to Do With Your Halloween Pumpkin

Are you looking to try something different with your pumpkins this year?

Are your kids anxious for some fun with these fabulous orange orbs?

If you’re looking for some creative, pumpkin-y amusement to have with your family, you’ve come to the right place.

The editors of My Kids’ Adventures have put together a list from around the web.

In this article, you’ll find 10 fun and unique things to do with your Halloween pumpkin. Some of these ideas are a little unusual, but all are extremely doable and lots of fun. Have a ball!

Halloween Pumpkin Ideas: Find some good ideas for celebrating and decorating this fall and lots of great ways to create pumpkin memories with your kids.

Why Do Projects With Pumpkins?

It’s almost time. Folks are stopping by the pumpkin patch, vegetable stand and supermarket to find the perfect Halloween pumpkins. Some are carving, some are baking and some are using pumpkins in ways we never imagined.

Pumpkins are a fall icon. They bring to mind cool, crisp weather, changing leaves and every kid’s favorite sugar-laden holiday: Halloween.

Does your family have any favorite pumpkin traditions? Or are you looking for some new ones to start?



How to Create Black Light Halloween Messages With Your Kids

Do your kids like to send secret messages to their friends?

Want a cool way to explore science while playing in the dark?

Your family will be wowed by this fun and easy project that teaches the properties of fluorescent light.

In this article, I’ll show your budding scientists how to design their own secret messages and reveal them when the lights go out.

Black light Halloween science project: let kids design their own secret messages and reveal them when the lights go out.

Why Create Black Light Secret Images?

Black light secret images incorporate a whole lot of things that are awesome to kids (and maybe to you big kids, too!).

They appear to float in mid-air. They glow in the dark.

And not only do your kids get to create messages themselves, but they also control when the secret codes are revealed with a special, magical black light.

This is a fun and simple activity for a Halloween party, sleepover or anytime.

Use the image viewers as Halloween lanterns to add a spooky element to trick-or-treating and an extra way for you to see the kids in the dark. (Be sure to bring along a flashlight too.)


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