May the fourth be with you, crafty mamas!

If you have little Star Wars fans in your house, then you have to show them How to Make Star Wars Lightsaber Pens today! It’s easy peasy and your kiddos will love showing them off at school.

How to Make Star Wars Lightsaber Pens

This is also a great craft to do during a Star Wars-themed birthday party. It can be an activity craft for all of the kids to do together (with just a little prep work from mom to make it go smoothly!) and it doubles as a party favor!

In the words of  Yoda, “Do or do not. There is no try.” So, let’s do this!

How to Make Star Wars Lightsaber Pens:

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The fluorescent colors from Gel Extreme are the best! They give your lightsaber pens a real glowy “lightsaber look”.  They are perfect for dueling!

How to Make Star Wars Lightsaber Pens


  • Wrap strips of black tape around each pen cap. Little fingers might need some help getting it to wrap straight around. It’s a great activity for teaching kiddos concentration and precision! And hey, if you mess up a piece of tape, just toss it and try another! That’s the beauty of this craft!
  • Add and embellish with strips of silver duct tape.

How to Make Star Wars Lightsaber Pens

  • Ta da! My boys have been playing miniature Star Wars games with these ever since we made them. I’m obsessed with those little boy laser beam sound effects. It’s so fun, affordable, easy, and it really gets them in an imaginative Star Wars mindset.

How to Make Star Wars Lightsaber Pens

More Star Wars Fun!

Looking for more ways to celebrate your love of all things Star Wars today or any day? Check out these ideas:

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