Glow in the Dark Egg Critters

Do you have leftover plastic easter eggs from this year's egg hunt? Consider upcycling them into adorable glowing critters with your little ones. Get creative with them and dress them up in all kinds of ways.

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    Gather your materials and brainstorm a few ways to make your critter unique.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    Choose the color of your critter!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    Using hot glue, add googly eyes, or even antennas to your critter! If needed, have an adult help with the hot glue.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Step 4

    Draw on a face for your critter with a permanent marker.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 4

  • Done!

    Switch your tea light on, and place it inside your plastic egg and illuminate your critter! Take them into a dark room to get the full effect.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 5

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