How to build a lighted parade float.

Published 11/05/2013 by Dani B.

So glad for this advice since this is my first year doing a float for girl scouts!!

Is there a badge for this?

We have a lighted parade in our town every Fall to celebrate the Harvest.  This is such a fun parade and we have had so much fun building our floats.  So much more fun than sitting in the hot sun during our 4th of July parade!  While it is a little more work (OK, it’s a lot more work) to build a lighted float, it still is a great way to share Girl Scouting.

If you do a google search for lighted parades, you’ll find a ton of holiday (Christmas) ideas, but very little for other themes.  I had seen someone at another parade use pool noodles to make these huge flowers and thought they would look amazing with little lights added.  Since it is so late in the year, I couldn’t find pool noodles, but they did have pipe insulation at the hardware store that worked perfectly.  Take each…

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