I always hated having to get up from my bed, turn off my lights, then stumble over all the stuff on my floor as I went back to bed. This simple solution takes 5 to 10 minutes, and can be done with stuff from around the house.

Parts list:

Sticky tack
Thumb tacks
Something Heavy

Step 1: Prepare your string

Tie a small loop that will fit over the light switch in the string near then end, and tie the heavy thing to the string 3-4 inches from the end.
any suggestions for a push button light?
You could tie three strings to a bolt, one next to the head, one twords the end, and hot glue the third on the bottom of it. for the two you tied, thumb tac them to the ceiling and measure so it's right in front of the switch and the hot glued string have next to your bed (if it is your bed) and when you pull the string, let go and the bolt will hit the light switch. Whala! lights OUT!!!1
love the idea pity it wont work with my lightswitch cause they dont stick out like these
Very clever. In 1962 I maked some similar to manage the radio volume-on-off.
Thanks! There are a couple similar instructables, but they all require two strings and/or more parts that must be purchased.
the one string, bolt thing is childish but thumb tacks are good use instead of buying pulleys
My son did this very same thing when he was about 13-14 and I still caught him trying to stay up late.
nice... i have a railroad spike i could use.....

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