Best Glow-in-the-Dark Tapes, Sticks, and Games

Review & Comparison, Last Update June 26, 2018
Most people like to spend much of their fun time in the daylight. However, you don't need to limit your fun to only when the sun is shining. With some fun glow in the dark toys, you can have fun at night too! Read our reviews for five great glow-in-the-dark toys to help brighten your evening. ...Read more ...Read less
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OUR VERDICT
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PROS

A full set for different types of "Capture the Flag" games involving glow in the dark items, included in a large bundle; glows up to 24 hours.

CONS

Bracelets are a bit rough, especially for children's hands.

OUR VERDICT

A large set for games in the dark: markers, balls, bracelets, as well as maps for several variations of the game "Capture the Flag", fun for both children and adults. Everything is neatly packed in the box in sections.

detailed parameters
Type

Games

Uses

Games; Capture the Flag, Werewolves vs. Hunters, Fireflies

Quantity

33 light up game pieces

Glow Time

12-24+ hours

Included Accessories

2 x Glowing Orbs (aka "flags")

8 x Jail Markers (for jail boundaries)

6 x Territory Lights (to mark sides)

16 x LED Glow Bracelets (8 per team)

12 x Game Variation Cards

PROS

Glow in the dark tubes with a diameter of 6 mm and the absence of air bubbles provides up to 44% brighter glow than many other similar items.

CONS

Connectors are rather weak.

OUR VERDICT

Luminous stick-bracelets are made of non-toxic plastic and are safe for use on children's holidays. They can be stored for up to 3 years and come with an e-book with ideas for uses at various parties.

detailed parameters
Type

Stick

Uses

Glow Stick Necklaces with connectors attached. They can be handed out and put on easily. Comes with e-book of glow stick ideas

Quantity

100 glow sticks

Glow Time

8-12 hours

Included Accessories

100 x glow sticks

PROS

A large set of glow in the dark bracelets complete with clips: 300 sticks and 300 clips.

CONS

Made of thin plastic, can tear.

OUR VERDICT

Bright and waterproof 8-inch bracelets, which are securely attached to the wrist with special clips. Suitable for children aged 3+. You can combine 2 or more bracelets to make a necklace.

detailed parameters
Type

Stick

Uses

8" glow sticks, connect to make glow bracelets

Quantity

300 glow sticks

Glow Time

8-12 hours

Included Accessories

300 x 8" premium quality glow sticks

300 x connectors (3 tubes of 100)

PROS

This set of flexible glow sticks allows you to make glasses, flowers, balls, and many other items.

CONS

A tendency for defective glow sticks in any pack.

OUR VERDICT

Premium set of 200 sticks of 7 colors and a large number of connectors for a variety of occasions. Sticks and connectors are tight, do not tear even during active games or dances. They can work up to 14 hours in a row. Safe for children.

detailed parameters
Type

Stick

Uses

Make Bracelets, Eyeglasses, Flower, Butterfly etc.

Quantity

200 glow sticks

Glow Time

10-14 hours

Included Accessories

200 x 8" Glow Sticks (2 Tubes of 100)

200 x Bracelet Connectors

12 x Eyeglasses Connectors

12 x Flower/Ball Connectors

4 x Triple Connectors

4 x Butterfly Bracelet Connectors

PROS

Adhesive tape that can be used for decor as well as for practical purposes, such as security, highlighting stairs, boundaries, etc.

CONS

Does not stick easily to some types of surfaces.

OUR VERDICT

A convenient adhesive tape that will glow for up to 12 hours. A width of 1 inch and 30 feet long, it glows quite brightly in the dark. Multipurpose, simple use makes it universal for home, and for cafes/bars, and for games.

detailed parameters
Type

Adhesive vinyl tape roll

Uses

Decorations, Night Markers, Rave Activities, Attire & Essential Items

Quantity

1 roll, 30 ft x 1 inch

Glow Time

10-12+ hours

Included Accessories

1 x Removable glow-in-the-dark adhesive vinyl tape roll

Capture the Flag REDUX

An Evening of Entertainment

Many people enjoy outdoor activities, especially those such as team games. Just because the sun goes down doesn't mean the fun has to stop. In fact, that is when the fun really begins! One of the best ways to give a group a fun night-time activity is through some kind of game that can be easily played in the dark. The Capture the Flag REDUX Nighttime Outdoor Game is the perfect solution for providing hours of entertainment in the dark.

This kit comes complete with everything that you need to start a great nighttime game of Capture the Flag. The kit includes 2 glowing orbs that utilize modern LED technology to provide a futuristic light that shines brightly at night. These orbs, which can glow in the dark for 12 to 24 hours, can be used for Capture the Flag, or for any other number of games, and the kit even includes a set of 12 illustrated game variation cards as well as a detailed instruction manual for playing games and operating the pieces. Also included are various other glow-in-the-dark items needed for such games, giving you a complete game kit. No longer does the setting sun signal the end of your outdoor activities. People of all ages will be thrilled with hours of night time entertainment provided by this kit.

Review of Capture the Flag REDUX Nighttime Outdoor Game

 

CoBeeGlow Glow Stick Necklaces

Flexible and Fun

Glow sticks that glow brightly in the dark have been around for a while, often being a staple of places such as amusement parks or carnivals. Anyone who has been to such a place has probably seen vendors selling them in the evening, with many of the children walking around while wearing them as necklaces or bracelets. These items always prove to be popular, even with adults. Such an item, of course, doesn't need to be used only at such places. Now you can use these at home!

The CoBeeGlow Glow Stick Necklaces can give you the evening amusement park experience in your own home or backyard. This kit includes 100 22 inch glow sticks along with connectors already attached, giving you plenty of them to pass around. The length and flexibility of these glow sticks give kids the ability to be creative with them, being able to fashion them as necklaces, bracelets, or even hair dressings. These glow sticks are long-lasting, being able to provide a bright and colorful glow for 8 to 12 hours, and are made of non-toxic chemicals, so there should not be any safety issues with them. For anyone who is planning a large party with plenty of kids, or even adults, these glow sticks can help bring some fantastic color into it!

Review of CoBeeGlow Glow Stick Necklaces 22 Inch, 100-Pack

 

PartySticks VCMU

Brighten Your Party

Parties are fairly common for anyone who has a family. Whether there be children, adults, or most commonly a mix of both, every family tends to participate in a party for many different occasions, including birthday parties, family reunions, holidays, and many others. Many home parties, while often decorated nicely, could often use with a little more color. What better way to help color the event than with a large pack of glow sticks?

The PartySticks VCMU Glow Sticks gives you plenty of ways to bring some color to the party. Featuring 3 packs of 100 8 inch glow sticks coming in 5 bright colors, there are plenty of them to use in any way that you see fit, whether as party treats, prizes, or even decorations. With such a large pack of glow sticks, there are plenty to go around for whichever purpose you want to use them for. The pack also includes 300 connectors, giving you the ability to shape the glow sticks for a myriad of purposes, such as creating necklaces, bracelets, creating fun shapes, and even as markers for games. These glow sticks are non-toxic and even waterproof, which makes them great for any weather, or even for pool parties. Both children and adults alike will be pleased with the bright colors of these glow sticks for any event.

Review of PartySticks VCMU Glow Sticks Bulk, 8 inch, 300 pcs

 

Joyin Toy J-GS200-6-16

A Colorful Toy

Glow sticks, while being popular, often tend to have some limitations. Some different types tend to be not very flexible, while others only come in a small variety of colors. Many of them have their strengths and weaknesses, but anyone looking for great quality glow sticks would like to find some that are both flexible and colorful. For anyone who wants the best of both worlds, the Joyin Toy J-GS200-6-16 Glow Sticks provide a very flexible toy and colorful toy that can be used for many different purposes.

These glow sticks come in a bulk package that contains 200 8 inch glowsticks along with a variety of different connectors, including 200 bracelet connectors, 12 eyeglass connectors, 12 flower or ball connectors, 4 triple connectors, and 4 butterfly connectors. The large variety of connectors gives you an easy way to create many different designs with these very flexible glow sticks, ensuring that plenty of fun can be had with them. They are also non-toxic and child safe, so there is no need to worry about these being harmful to young children. They are also waterproof, so they can be used safely even in wet conditions. The large variety of shapes that these can make will be pleasing and fun for everyone.

Review of Joyin Toy J-GS200-6-16 Glow Sticks Bulk, 8 inch, 200 pcs

 

FUZE Ultra Glow

Variety of Uses

Not everything that glows in the dark has to be about fun. Sometimes there is a use for something that glows in the dark with a practical purpose. Tape is one thing that can be particularly useful for this. The FUZE Ultra Glow Glow in the Dark Tape is made for times when you need something that glows in the dark, such as marking steps, doorways, or other obstacles for when there is no light and visibility is low. Featuring a roll of 30 feet 1-inch tape, this glow-in-the-dark tape can be used for many different purposes.

Of course, the tape doesn't have to be used for only serious purposes. There are plenty of fun uses for it as well, such as marking boundaries for a game, creating glow in the dark shapes on walls or floors, or marking objects such as balls or frisbees. The tape is adhesive enough to stick to most surfaces well, but not too adhesive to where it is not easy to remove. Although it doesn't stick well to rough surfaces, any flat surface should hold it just fine. The glow in the dark properties of the tape will last a long time, often between 10 to 12 hours. The tape is also not toxic, so it is safe to use around children. For times when you need a glow-in-the-dark tape, this product should be perfect for any use.

Review of FUZE Ultra Glow Glow in the Dark Tape

 

What Is Glow in the Dark?

"Glow in the Dark" is a term that most people already know. Items that have announced this ability have been staples in most people's lives for decades. So it should not come as a surprise to anyone that such objects are not only still quite prevalent, but also still so amazing and inspiring to see and to use even now. Any activity that takes place in the dark can be brightened by glow-in-the-dark objects, and some activities that otherwise would be difficult or even impossible to do in the dark and made quite possible by this invention.

The ability of an object to glow in the dark has been around since before human history has been recorded. After all, there are natural objects and creatures that have this ability. Modern items that glow in the dark, however, and much more effective than in years past. Most items that have this ability are made from phosphorescent materials, many of which have had applications ranging from useless novelty items to serious applications. Of course, glow-in-the-dark items can be just for fun, and many items that have this ability are now very affordable.

Many of those looking for glow-in-the-dark items are those who wish to add an element of excitement and amazement to parties or get-togethers. Why not take a look at some other great entertainment items, such as dart boards or pool tables!

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Publish Date: 2018-06-26 12:53:02