Here’s a fun glow in the dark ghost Halloween sensory bottle that kids from toddlers to teens are sure to love!
My daughter has always loved everything about Halloween. Since the glow in the dark Halloween pumpkin sensory bottle that I made her was such a hit, I figured she would like a glow in the dark ghost too!
She loved it… Boo!
Sensory bottles like this one are great for calming and anxious child and for no mess safe sensory play. This one can also be used as Halloween decor. For more information about sensory bottles and their uses check out Calm Down Sensory Bottles 101.
Glow in the Dark Ghost Halloween Sensory Bottle
These glow in the dark loom bands can be ‘charged’ by placing them under a regular light or in the sun. To make these loom bands glow even brighter, use a black light or pop a glow stick into it on Halloween night.
Glow in the Dark Ghost Halloween Sensory Bottle: Materials
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- Voss Water Bottle (These are our favorite bottles to use)
- Goo Gone
- White glow in the dark loom bands
- Permanent Marker
- Super Glue
- White glow stick (Optional)
- Black light flashlight (optional)
The photo on the left was taken in daylight while the photo on the right was taken in the dark with a glow in the dark bracelet in it.
Glow in the Dark Ghost Halloween Sensory Bottle: Directions
1. Grab a Voss bottle out of the recycle bin.
2. Peel off sticker on the bottle. Use Goo Gone to remove sticky residue.
3. Fill Voss bottle about half way with water.
4. Drop white glow in the dark loom bands into the Voss bottle. We used the entire bag. Sensory bottles like these look best filled with loom bands.
5. Fill the bottle up the rest of the way with water. You want to fill it all the way to the top so there is no air in it.
6. Place lid on the bottle.
7. Use a permanent marker to draw a simple ghost face on the Voss bottle.
Don’t glue it shut if you know you would like to put a white glow stick in it at some point. You could even remove the glow stick when it loses its charge and change it out for another one. Easy peasy.
Sensory bottles like this one are great for calming and anxious child and for no mess safe sensory play. This glow in the dark ghost Halloween pumpkin sensory bottle would make a great decoration for Halloween parties and on Halloween night!
To learn more about sensory bottles, their uses, how to make them, and troubleshooting tips check out Calm Down Sensory Bottles 101.
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