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Review: 3-D glow-in-the-dark solar system mobile kit

It's summer, and school's out...so, last week, my family and I had a lot of fun with a 3-D Glow-in-the-Dark Solar System Mobile Kit.

To get the paint to stick nicely to the plastic forms, we had to first prime them with a thin layer of paint and let it dry. Then we could get some nice color effects, adding new layers and colors. The coolest effects came from mixing the glow paint with the pigment paints. We got a really nice tinted glow that way.

If you try this kit, make sure you paint the halves before joining the two hemispheres into a planet. That way, the model won't roll around and smear the paint before it dries.

All in all, it was a lot of fun and we now have this great mobile of the planets.

3-D planet mobile