7 Really Cool Games & Activities to Play as a Family After It's Lights Out - Kids Won't Be Afraid of the Dark After This! by Kaila Weingarten

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7 Really Cool Games & Activities to Play as a Family After It's Lights Out - Kids Won't Be Afraid of the Dark After This!

Looking for some family fun tonight? Here are five kid-friendly activities to do as a family – in the dark!

  • Flashlight Fun: Catch the light, explore with a flashlight or play limbo. 
  • Explore With Shadows: Try shadow puppets or chasing shadows. 
  • Games: Play some classic games with a flashlight. 
  • Outside Fun: Build a campfire (adult supervision required!). 
  • Get Out the Sticks: Play with glow sticks! 
  • It's in the Stars: Lay on a blanket and take turns naming the stars.
  • Catch and Release: Catch (and then release!) fireflies.  

Get even more ideas on how to play in the dark with your kids at Childhood Beckons

Glow Stick Bracelets
Glow Stick Bracelets $10
Kids will love these glow sticks! Set includes 100 glow sticks, 100 connectors, 5 triple connections and 2 flower/ball connectors.
Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Bibi Bee Flashlight
Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Bibi Bee Flashlight $13
Bibi's bold yellow and black stripes and bright light will help your child "bee" brave after dark!
Glow Ring Toss Game
Glow Ring Toss Game $8
Don't stop the party just because the sun went down! Stay outside and play ring toss in the dark with this fun set!

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