DIY Glowing Dive Sticks

The weather here in Phoenix lately has been downright miserable, so these days we are practically living in the pool. For this month’s issue of Raising Arizona Kids magazine we wanted to make our own pool toy with the kids.

Kids would love this - make glowing dive sticks for the pool via @PagingSupermom
Kids would love this - make glowing dive sticks for the pool via @PagingSupermom

Glowing DIY Dive Sticks are simple and fun, especially for night swims. Plus we whipped them up using things we already had around the house. All you need is a few plastic water bottles, glow sticks and pebbles.

how to make the glowing dive sticks

  • Add five or six pebbles to the water bottle to help it sink.
  • Snap a few glow sticks and place them inside
  • Fill the bottle with water, replace the lid and it’s time to play!
How to Make Glow-in-the-Dark Diving Sticks for your pool via @PagingSupermom
These look fun and EASY - make glowing dive sticks for the pool via @PagingSupermom


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Bettijo is the founder and designer of Paging Supermom where she shares what she's dreamed up for family fun. Known for practical and kid-friendly activities, free printables and simple ideas for holidays. She is a single mom of three girls and one boy. Bettijo was a guest on the Martha Stewart Show and has frequently appeared on local television. Her work has also been featured in national magazines including Real Simple, O, Redbook, Parents, Family Circle, and Health. During quieter moments, she enjoys art, retro-modern design, photography and making new things. Bettijo lives with her four kiddos in Phoenix, Arizona.

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