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I was looking for way to provide an energy fun and safe night light for the grandchildren's bed room. I found inspiration for this project in two p...
Supplies: Solar yard lamps ($1 from Dollar Store) Glass jar with glass lid ($2.50 from local craft store) E 6000 glue Espom Salts crystals ($3.0...
Take the solar yard lamp apart, until all you have is the main light assembly. On the top is a mini solar panel.
If you unscrew the screws on the back you will find a rechargeable battery which is connected to the solar panel.
On the opposite end it a LED light. If you cover the solar panel the light will glow. Just leave it the way it is.
Put some of the E-6000 on to the outer edge of the solar panel
and stick it to the underside of the glass lid. This will allow the solar panel to absorb the energy from sun through the glass and store the energ...
Place a piece of the blue painters tape on top of the lid to cover the solar panel. You will be covering the jar with Epsom salts and you want to k...
Pour some Epsom salts crystals on to the paper/foam plate. At this point, if you want you can add a couple of drops of food coloring, using whateve...
Use the paint brush to spread the glue all over the jars sides. Use as much glue as you can without it running all over. Roll the glue covered sid...
Spread the glue on the sides of the lid and cover it with Epsom salts. Put more glue on top of the lid, all around where the solar panel will be. ...
After the glue holding the Epsom salts crystals is dry, take the clean, dry paint brush, and brush off any loose salt crystals. Then use the clear ...
Remove the little piece of blue tape to expose the solar panel to the light of the sun, especially in a south or west window (if you live in North A...
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Posted:Jun 14, 2012
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