Glow-in-the-Dark Toys for Dark Days

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Even though the days are shorter and it gets dark at 4:30, my kids still want to play outside. My son recently said, “Wish there was such a thing as a glow-in-the-dark basketball.” Well, there is! And a bunch of other sports equipment that glows for these darker days…

First you need accessories…
glow in the dark gloves and shoelaces
, $19.


If it’s all about a Pinterest-perfect image get the Holowin Glowing Holographic Basketball.
It glows in photos or videos when the camera flash is on, $44.

The Glow City Light Up Basketball uses 2 LED lights and Illuminates on impact. $24

Adekale Glow in The Dark Basketball doesnt need batteries. Just put it in the sunshine or other strong light for a while. $55

Don’t forget to light up the hoop. These hoop lights for the rim for the rim come in 8 colors, $27.

Or attach a glow-in-the-dark net, only $14.99


GlowCity Soccer Ball, $24.

Make goals in the dark with a GlowCity Light Up LED Soccer Goal

FOR VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS…HoloGear Glowing Reflective Volleyball is great for snapping photos in the dark.  It glows in photos or videos when the camera flash is on.


Pups want to play too–even in the dark. Try out these flashing glow in the dark pet balls, $9.

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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."


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