Gift Guide: Awesome Glow in The Dark Sports Equipment Keeps the Outdoor Fun Going

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Summertime is the time for long days, outdoor games, get-togethers with friends and family that doesn't have to end when the sunsets, thanks to Tangle's extremely popular glow in the dark line of sports equipment!

Never time for a game of catch? In neon Lime green, red and blue, dusk doesn't end the day with glow in the dark baseballs, footballs spiral through the air in neon yellow and with the neon orange and blue volleyballs spiking for the point has never been easier.

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Out of the box, the baseballs twinkle with each movement. The football lights up when squeezed for hours of play; and the volleyball is awesome! These glow in the dark night balls have kids everywhere putting down the electronics for some outdoor fun!

With two super-bright LEDs, the NightBall® Volleyball gives kids and adults twice the brightness at all hours of the day and night! That means more passing, setting, and scoring for volleyball lovers everywhere! These balls carry on the after-hours passion already set with Tangle's LED Football, Basketball and Soccer.

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"When we first developed the NightBall® line of LED sports balls," explained Zawitz, "our goal was to provide opportunities for fun, physical play beyond the daylight hours. Since 2012, we've continued to innovate on this idea of Building a Better Ball with the continuous addition of new sports and games to our lineup. Year over year we are amazed by the success and popularity of the line. It inspires us to keep innovating and growing the NightBall® brand of light up sports balls!" 

The novelty of the NightBall® collection continues to earn rosy reviews from consumers online: "Awesome ball, the kids love it! It has gotten all four of us outside at night to play in the yard. Super bright, lots of activity." 

The highest praise for the NightBall® Basketball may come from a coach! "My coach asked everyone on our team to get these to practice at night and it works great because the weight and size are just like a real bball." 

Choose from Orange or Teal or collect both! Water-resistant and ready to float, this volleyball must-have can be played in the yard, in the park or even out in the water. Like all NightBalls, this one gets brighter the more you throw, spike, or bounce it. Incredibly bright and water resistant, feel free to hit the beach well after sundown! 

Tangle® NightBall® Volleyball • $25 • Ages 8+ 

Retailers adore and consumers can't resist the twisty hands-on toy that inspires creativity and imagination with interconnecting links on a 90-degree curve that click together and pivot at each joint. These bendable creations, that have no beginning and no end, have been a hit since the 1980s! New for Summer 2022 are Tangle® Pets Aquatic ($8) a collection of six seaside creatures that inspire play in the tub or the pool.

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Look for Tangle playthings just about everywhere from online to Learning Express and Nordstrom to Walmart and even the MoMA Design Store! When shopping at, enjoy free shipping on domestic orders over $40. Sign up at to receive updates on what's new at Tangle and receive 10% off your first order! Then follow them on your favorite social media channel – TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook. 

"The response to our new products is always so overwhelmingly positive; it's incredibly humbling!" expressed Nicholas Zawitz, Tangle Creations President. "It's a true testament to the Tangle toy that in the 40+ years since its creation, the Tangle continues to be a source of infinite creativity and joy to kids and adults of all ages." 

Octopus, dolphin, and string ray? Oh my! The six sea-loving Tangle Pets Aquatic characters may shake up the nightly dinner conversation (or inspire a future book report).  Tangle Creations ( continuously gets rave reviews online on its latest products and at times, unexpected gratitude! 

"The octopus Tangle is my favorite Tangle in my collection!" wrote one consumer. "It has everything I like - purple and green colors, all the pieces are transparent, the bumpy green pieces are very stimulating, and the twisty purple pieces are really soothing to touch! I'm autistic and have high tactile stimming needs - this is the best one for me!  

Tangle Pets Aquatic • $8 • Ages 3+ 

These adorable ocean animals are sure to make a splash in any bathtub, pool, or underwater play scene. Trendy colors and textures abound with every bubbly character. Parents report that these toys encourage calmness, concentration, and imaginative play. Choose from six pets or collect them all: Dolphin, Hermit Crab, Narwhal, Octopus, Sea Turtle, and Sting Ray. 

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