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Glowing Hairpin Lightning Bug Craft

By: Mollie from
Glowing Hairpin Lightning Bug Craft
Glowing Hairpin Lightning Bug Craft
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These insect crafts will remind you of those sweet childhood days catching lightning bugs in the backyard. Be sure to get started on this Glowing Hairpin Lightning Bug Craft now so that your kids can wear them later tonight as they take on that classic summertime activity. Kids of all ages will love wearing these bug crafts in their hair and showing them off to all their friends. Their adorably small size and ability to glow at night make them perfect bug crafts for preschoolers to wear.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

MaterialsEmbroidery Thread, Felt

Primary TechniqueSewing



Age GroupPreschool & Kindergarten, Elementary School, Pre-Teens, Teens

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Glow in the dark yarn? Wow, I never knew they made such a product! I suppose you could dab on some fluorescent glow in the dark paint on your project if you could not find the yarn. Or make the pin a bit larger and use a tiny battery operated LED light. I would be careful with really little children in this one, make sure you are safe. But I love the idea of a little lady bug in your hair! Sweet!


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