"Firefly" Jars

Catching fireflies is a summer tradition, but you can have "fireflies" in a jar any time of the year with this easy craft.

Materials you'll need

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    A jar or any glass container will work for this craft along with glow in the dark paint found at a craft store.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    Squeeze dots of glow in the dark paint onto the sides and bottom of your jar. You could also dab it on with a Q tip.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    You can decorate one jar to use for a nightlight or several jars to use for an outdoor decoration. I think these look beautiful lining a sidewalk for a party!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Step 4

    Once the paint dries it is ready.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 4

  • Done!

    The "fireflies" will recharge themselves in the light and glow each night for Summer fun all year long.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 5

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