Craft: Mason Jar Fairy Lights


You’ll need:

  • glass jar
  • glow sticks
  • sticky tape
  • scissors
  • glitter butterfly (for bow)
  • pom pom trim (or sequin)
  • glitter

What to do:

1Get your jar and glow sticks (5) ready

2With scissors, cut the tops off the glow sticks

3Place glow sticks into jar and let the liquid drip down into jar.

4Add glitter into jar, put lid lightly on and swirl around.

5Decorate the outside and twirl the pom pom trim and sequin string around the jar. Use sticky tape to secure.

6Complete jar by adding a glitter butterfly or bow on top of the lid.

7Now turn off the lights and see your magical fairy jar come to life!

If you cut the bothΒ ends of the glow stick, the liquid will run quickly out!

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First published in Peninsula Kids Magazine – Summer 2015/16


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