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27 Glow-In-The-Dark Things For People Who Hate The Dark

You'll never want to turn the lights on again.

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2. A picture book about nocturnal animals with glow-in-the-dark surprises on every page.

What kind of trouble do animals get into at night? This 32-page book aims to answer that question.

Promising review: "A survey of a wide variety of nocturnal animals organized by the different ecosystems they inhabit. I was reading an ebook version of this so I couldn’t enjoy all the glow-in-the-dark aspects of this tale, but from evidence on the illustrations, I can tell this is a book to read under the covers by the light of a flashlight, so you can switch it off quickly to enjoy the glowing parts and then switch back on to learn all about these nighttime critters. Each illustrated spread provides one interactive question and a paragraph of information on each of the animals highlighted. The science aspects of the animal info was very solid — good enough even for upper elementary and middle schoolers — and this former science teacher even learned a thing or two herself about these critters." —Becky B.

Get it from Amazon for $13.51, Barnes & Noble for $14.63, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.


6. A set of nail polishes that glow under blacklight, so you can really stand out in the dark.,

Promising review: "My daughter loves these nail polishes! She can't wait to use them with her friends. Lots of colors to choose from. As some of the reviews suggested, she painted her nails white before applying the glow in the dark polish. This worked well! She did need to place nails under light for quite a while to get them to glow, but the wait was worth it!" —Lucy

Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $9.95.

7. Or a set of sparkly nail polish for even more pizazz.,

Promising review: "They all glow brightly and last for hours. The one exception is purple: It glows but it's a dark glow, so when it's placed next to the others it looks like it isn't glowing. I love that they don't all glow that same blue/green color like they would if they were just topped with a glow-in-the-dark top coat. In my photo, two look like a white glow but that's just the way the camera picked them up; they actually glow yellow/green." —Jeff 💉 & Jeff's Wife 💅

Get a set of six from Amazon for $11.99.


8. A luminous moon sticker that'll have you waxing poetic about everything you talk about it.

Promising review: "It really does light up, a bit smaller than I had expected but I probably should have pulled out a ruler to measure out 20 cm. In the end, it was perfect for the spot we picked." —Mary Jane

Get it from Amazon for $19.98.

9. Blacklight-activated lipstick for extra-electrifying make out sessions.,

Promising review: "I LOVE this product for its glow factor. I purchased for a glow party, and am thrilled with how easily it responds to the fluorescent black lights." —Deanna Pomeroy

Get it from Amazon for $7.30.

11. A pair of skeleton tights for being the spookiest person at the club.


13. A lunar clock you'll feel all moony about.

14. A light-up dog ball for late-night games of fetch, because not everyone can have night vision like your pet.,

Promising review: "As soon as the ball came out of the box, my dog was all over it. She has adored this ball so much! When we're busy around the house, she likes to pounce on it and play fetch with herself. And when evening comes around, we inevitably see the telltale glow of the ball where she last left it. Fortunately she can see the glow as well, otherwise she might forget to take it to bed with her! The ball is very durable and has withstood many trips to the park where we play fetch endlessly. " —A Gray

Get it from Amazon for $3.36+ (available in five sizes).


20. A version of Louise's Kopi doll, so you can re-enact Bob's Burgers at home.


25. A roll of tape commonly used in movie theaters, but better used in your own home for partying.

Promising review: "I love the tape. I put it on my bike and now my bike glows in the dark at night." —Xianglong Kong

Get it from Amazon for $5.88+ (available in five colors).

26. A celestial kitten pin set you'll be over the moon for.