Here is another quick and simple craft you can do with the solar garden lights from the dollar store. My daughters needed new nightlights, so we made these together.
I removed the stakes from my garden lights and placed each of them in a glass candle holder with the LED up, similar to a tealight. Because the solar cell is upside down, a candle holder with a thick glass base is required so that sunlight can reach the cell. We used the 4" Rocks Glass Candleholder from Dollar Tree.
Next I had the girls paint vellum paper with watercolors. Juju drew a flower garden scene with black crayon and then painted it.
When their paintings had dried, I measured and then cut pieces to fit inside the candle holders using pinking scissors. I used a small piece of tape to secure the ends together. Done and ready to charge in the window!