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Adorable DIY Lightning Bugs Made With Easter Eggs

Put those plastic easter eggs to use and make these adorable DIY Lightning Bugs made with easter eggs. An easy kids’ craft that will be a hit!

Put those plastic easter eggs to use and make this adorable DIY Lightning Bugs made with easter eggs. An easy kids craft that will be a hit!

The little plastic easter eggs are abundant around Easter and afterward. It is so much fun to use them for your Easter Egg hunt or in the baskets, but when you are done put a few to the side to make these adorable DIY Lightning Bugs that even light up. The kids will have so much fun!

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Put those plastic easter eggs to use and make this adorable DIY Lightning Bugs made with easter eggs. An easy kids craft that will be a hit!

Take your plastic Easter egg and using a push pin you are going to put 6 holes for the bug’s legs. 3 and 3.

Put those plastic easter eggs to use and make this adorable DIY Lightning Bugs made with easter eggs. An easy kids craft that will be a hit!

On the fat half of the egg poke 2 holes for the antennae. Cut a pipe cleaner into 1 1/2 inch pieces and just stick them down into the holes. You can use your hot glue gun to secure them if desired.

Put those plastic easter eggs to use and make this adorable DIY Lightning Bugs made with easter eggs. An easy kids craft that will be a hit!

Do the same with the legs. Cut and shape your pipe cleaners and poke them right into the holes you made. Use hot glue to secure them.

Get a battery powered tea light candle. They can be found at the dollar store. You are going to put this on the inside of your egg. It should fit perfectly.

Put those plastic easter eggs to use and make this adorable DIY Lightning Bugs made with easter eggs. An easy kids craft that will be a hit!

Glue on the googly eyes and use your sharpie to draw on a smile!

Put those plastic easter eggs to use and make this adorable DIY Lightning Bugs made with easter eggs. An easy kids craft that will be a hit!

Finally cut out some aluminum foil wings and glue them on the outside of your egg lightning bug when you click it together.

Put those plastic easter eggs to use and make this adorable DIY Lightning Bugs made with easter eggs. An easy kids craft that will be a hit!

When you turn the lights out your bug will have a gentle glow just like a real lightning bug!

This is a fun craft to keep the kids busy for Spring or Summer Break. Even a cute craft for a campout party. These DIY Lightning bugs just turn out super cute!

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