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DIY How-To Tutorial: Glow-In-The-Dark Hot Potato

Ahh, Hot Potato - one of the classics! It can get a bit boring though. Potatoes aren't the most exciting of vegetables. If your kids, nieces, nephews are getting bored, what better way to light it up with some glow-in-the-dark fun?

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Doesn't this seem a bit dull? How can we light things up a bit? Well, we've got a plan too! Grab some little friends (with adult supervision) and let's get crafty!

... Into this?

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Easy! Just gather a few things:

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* A potato

* Glow-in-the-dark paint (from your local art store!)

* A bright light (such as under a lamp or flashlight)

* Paintbrushes

Step 1: Select your Spud!

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Make sure you ask your partners what potato is right for everyone! Big and bulky?Small and nimble? Something in between? Hot Potato requires some careful thought!

Step 2: Glow to Town with the Paint!

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Take your selected spud and apply your Glow-In-The-Dark paint! Make sure the parents or older kids are around to help. Don't over-do it with the paint coat!

Step 3: Dry It & Light It!

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Almost ready! The potato needs to dry to let the paint set in. Apply a bright light on the paint so it can work its magic on our special spud!

Step 4: Let It Shine!

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Once the paint is dry and your light has charged the spud right up, turn off the lights and see the change right before your eyes. It's GLOW-TIME!

Step 5: Have WAY more fun playing Hot Potato

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This is a family-friendly kid's craft activity that doesn't take a lot of time, but maximizes your fun once you get it done. Paint some plain t-shirts to match the potato to add some extra flare!

What a great, easy way to light up a game of Hot Potato... in the dark!

Watch the full How-To DIY Tutorial here!

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We've got it in video form for added help. Give it a watch and make sure to like the video if it helps light up YOUR family fun! Get glowing!

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