11 April 2011

Amazon deal: Glow stick bracelets 70% off

Glow-stick-bracelets Just discovered: Amazon's put a pack of 100 glowstick bracelets on sale for 70% off the list price, which means that, for $8.95, you outfit your family for the rest of the year.

What? You don't have a ready supply of glow sticks? But they're so hackable! They're great as nightlights, both at home and while traveling, they are (silent!) no-effort entertainment, they are great at amusement parks and other crowded evening venues, and they even make bathtime more fun.

See? You just didn't know you needed glow sticks.

At Amazon: 100 8" Glow Light Stick Bracelets, $8.95 with free Amazon Prime or Super Saver shipping (and counts toward your Amazon Mom purchases)

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i might get these and save them for July. We've discovered that our kids (and our neighbors' kids) prefer glow bracelets to fireworks on the fourth. they just run around and play games and glow.

Our Target has a pack of 15 for $1.00 and I grabbed them to stock up! I use them in place of a lollipop or candy treat :o)

A good option for Easter egg filling?

We gave away more than 900 of these for Halloween. They were a big hit, but I don't think we'll do it again because I started to worry about toddlers chewing on them or swallowing the plastic connector that forms the bracelet. (I'm not sure if I'll feel any better giving away a thousand pieces of candy, though ...)

Fortunately, my boys are older, so we're going to use the leftovers to have a glow stick birthday party this weekend. I'm picturing some glow-in-the-dark ring tosses and things. Maybe they can strap glow sticks to their bodies and have a Tron fashion show!

I was just gonna say -- we gave these out at Halloween because we don't eat candy, so we didn't want to give out candy (or have a bunch left over in our house). It worked for us. I figured the parents would know if it was safe to let their kid keep it.

speaking of the halloween..
each time this "holiday" rolls around, at around 5pm i stick a note to the door that says, "sorry - all out of candy" and all i hear are the disappointed sighs of kids..
on the other hand, one year the playdough was a HUGE hit with kids (that time we really ran out of candy)

Tron fashion show! I like it!

Thank you for reminding me about the awesomeness of glow sticks. We recently used them in the car on a roadtrip that cut into bedtime --they were a hit and kept our restless kids happy!

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