Glow-In-The-Dark Jack-O-Lantern Yard Stake

  • Young Adult
  • Grades 1-3

Line walkways with these fun glow in the dark jack-o-lantern yard stakes this Halloween!


  • EZ Grip Paint Brushes, 5 pack
  • Green Fuzzy Sticks
  • Acrylic Glow In the Dark and Neon Paint Pots
  • Acrylic Paint Jars, 24 Assorted colors
  • Craft Sticks 1000 Pack
  • Craft Glue
  • Heavy Duty Scissors **May require adult assistance


Step 1. Gather your supplies.


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Step 2.


First, you must create your base. Lay down (9) Wood Sticks horizontally. Glue (2) Wood Sticks vertically onto the (9) sticks to secure shape. Allow glue to dry.

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Step 3.


Paint base with orange Glow In The Dark Paint. Paint additional coat if desired.


Step 4.


Ask adult to use heavy duty scissors to snip the ends of all our Craft Sticks that are exposed in the back.


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Step 5.


Once dry, use black Acrylic Paint and draw eyes, nose and mouth of your jack-o-lantern design.

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Step 6.


Paint a Round Dowel with black Acrylic Paint. Set aside to dry.

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Step 7.


Create a stem and swirly vine shape using green Fuzzy Sticks. To create the swirly vine, wrap fuzzy stick around your finger.


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Step 8.


Glue fuzzy stem and swirly twine shapes to the top back of your jack-o-lantern.

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Step 9.


Allow the swirly vine to hang over the front as shown.

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Step 10.


Glue black Wood Dowel painted in Step 6 to the back of your jack-o-lantern. You have just created a Halloween Glow In the Dark Yard Stake! Make a few more and line your walkway for Halloween night! Watch as they begin to glow when it gets dark!

To see other glow in the dark Halloween crafts, watch this video!