Pop Bottle Firefly

The perfect campout activity for kids to make and play with after it gets dark.

What you’ll need

  • Water Bottles or Pop Bottles
  • Glow Sticks
  • Foam Sheets
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Googly Eyes
  • Tissue Paper
  • Mod Podge
  • Hot Glue Gun


  1. Cut your tissue paper into strips and brush a layer of Mod Podge onto the center of your bottle.
  2. Put the tissue paper strips onto the Mod Podge, wrapping it around the bottle. Brush on another layer of Mod Podge.
  3. Once it’s dry, wrap three pipe cleaners around the bottle and twist to form legs.
  4. Cut 2 wings out of the foam and glue it to the top.
  5. Place your glow stick inside the bottle.
  6. Attach your googly eyes and twist another pipe cleaner around the neck of the bottle to form the antenna.

 Pop Bottle Firefly

Activity provided by onelittleproject.com