We would catch lightning bugs & poke holes in a mason jar lid. Fireflies magical-nature ( do you remember when you asked you mom for a jar so you could catch lightning bugs and then she would set them free while we slept :)
We would beg Mom for a jar so we could catch lightening bugs. This only lasted mostly in June but we did it every summer while the parents were sitting on the front porch. We always turned them loose before we went inside.