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Step 1: Fire Tacks
The brown ones are very camouflaged and are hard to see in the daylight so are less likely to go missing, but do not shine very far at night.
The white ones are super bright but people get curious when they see a white circle so they can disappear, but man can you see them at night.
I chose the orange as a happy medium.
Step 2: Setting a Trail
Step 3: The Game
Each kid got to use the flashlight to find 3 tacks and then had to hand it to the other for their turn finding 3.
I only allowed 1 flashlight because I figured it would make them work as more of a team and the older one couldn`t just run ahead.
As they found the tacks, I removed them from the trees and fences they were on and dropped them back into the box. This way, no one could `follow us`. I had to coax my smallest kid a few times to point the flashlight the right direction but other than that everything went smooth and the kids had a blast. They can`t wait for me to do it again. The end of the video shows the tacks working well.