We tested two products that should be good for kids and adults who like to play or exercise outdoors when it’s getting darker. We tested PowerWrapz and PowerLacez (made by 4id).

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Patrick tested the PowerLacez Light Up Shoelaces. He wrote: They come in many different colors — blue, green, white and pink — and attach to your sneakers. They can light up very bright. The laces can be set to different modes including steady, slow flickering and fast flickering. They are waterproof. I like the way they can adapt to any sneaker that has laces. They look really cool. I only wish the battery lasted longer and the battery holder was a little smaller.

Natalie tested the PowerWrapz LED Safety Band, and she wrote: This safety light is flexible and has two adjustable straps. There are eight different sizes, and you can put it on almost anything — for example, a bike, helmet, umbrella, backpack and much more. It can help make you visible if you are doing activities in the dark. A cool feature is that you can make the light flash in different patterns. Another cool feature is they’re weatherproof. I recommend this safety light.