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How To Make 'Fairies' In A Jar

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This is a really fun instructable.
All you will need is :
Glow Sticks
Scissors
A Jar
And Some Sparkles .
 
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Step 1: Step One: Cutting Glow Sticks

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First thing you need to do is open the jar and cut the glow stick(s).
Carefully shake the glow stick into the jar, eventually you will see a long stick like substance come out of the glow stick carefully cut it into pieces, still holding glow stick in the jar.

Step 2: Step Two: 'Fairy Dust'

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Now that you have your glow sticks all cut up and in the jar you may now go ahead and add the sparkles.
Only use about half because you may want to go back after and add more sparkles to give it more of a sparkle effect.

Step 3: Step Three: Shake

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Now that you added your sparkles you can go ahead and tighten the lid and shake really hard and rapidly.
You will see the glow sticks fully activating and get the sparkles/glitter to coat the inside of the jar.

When your done and you would like to add in the rest of the sparkles all you have to di is carefully take off the lid and add them in and give the jar a light shake.

Step 4: Results!

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Now you have your very own Fairies In A Jar .
Gonazar1 year ago
uhhhhh aren't the chemicals in those things toxic?
is there any other way to make fairies in a jar without using glowsticks?
Jerrib1 year ago
How long does it last? 6-8 hours or more?
Gumby451 year ago
Good to see something I can actually do on instructables every once in a while (definitely not the technical or culinary expert, at all)...and best of all, this looks very cool. :D
suzzyq13922 years ago
Hi, very cool project. Do you need to keep the top on the jar once the project is complete? I was thinking of using this as a vase for my daughters room. Not with real flowers, artificial, so there would not be any water in it, but I am just not sure about having to keep a top on it. Thanks in advance for your response!