Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt

Last updated: March 22, 2019
 This post was originally published on February 19, 2017

Making glow in the dark Easter eggs is such a fun twist on an average Easter egg hunt. Today I’m going to show you two different ways for how to make glow in the dark Easter eggs. Put them out in the dark for kids on Easter for a nighttime egg hunt! You’ll love how easy this is to do and how you can reuse your supplies next year.

Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt

Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt - This is a fun idea for an Easter egg hunt! Use DIY glow in the dark eggs and put them out in the dark for kids on Easter!

You will need the following supplies for a nighttime egg hunt:

  • Large plastic Easter eggs (or jumbo eggs). You can find them here online.
  • Flameless tea lights (like these)
  • UPDATE: Here’s a second way of creating glow in the dark eggs – They now sell small glow sticks just for putting in Easter Eggs. Find them here!

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Bigger kids are always love an egg hunt, even if they insist that they don’t believe in the Easter bunny:) There is something about childhood that makes magical traditions special, no matter how old you are. While a 2 year old might not be awake for a dark Easter hunt, 10 year olds are! Teenagers are also REALLY good at helping create this glowing scene for other kids. What is there not to love about an Eater egg hunt?

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Glow in the Dark Easter Eggs

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Glow in the Dark Easter Eggs

You Will Need

  • Large plastic Easter eggs (or jumbo eggs). You can find them here online.
  • Flameless tea lights (like these)
  • UPDATE: They now sell small glow sticks just for putting in Easter Eggs. Find them here!

Directions

  1. Just before the sun goes down, place a tea light in each egg.
  2. UPDATE- if using the mini glow sticks, active them and place them in the plastic eggs.
  3. Optional- put in a small candy, sticker, coin, or anything else in the egg.
  4. Set the eggs out and let the kids collect them in the dark. SO FUN

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    1. I agree 100%, Mary Jane! As a matter of fact, I myself am going crazy looking at these ideas. What a wonderful site (Smart Schoolhouse.com) that I had never seen before!

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