When you light a tea light in this pretty beaded candle holder, no-one will guess that it is a recycled glass jar! Use pretty glass or plastic beads for a lovely stained-glass effect.
Decorating lanterns and candles is great fun for older children. They make lovely gifts or decorations for festivals such as Diwali, Hanukkah or Christmas.
This Christmas candle lamp craft is a fun way for kids to quickly recycle an old jar into a pretty candle lamp for the holiday! The photo above doesn't do justice to how pretty the "lamp" looks with a burning votive candle or nightlight candle inside.
Children will really enjoy creating this pretty drawing pin decorative candle - it is very satisfying to push the pins in, and even the youngest children can produce a really good effect.
Recycle some little glass jars into these sparkling glass painted candle holders! Quick and easy for kids to do - and very special.
Decorating glass jars and bottles can be lots of fun and the end results look lovely! Find out more in this guest post by Shelly...
These candle jars are simple and great fun to make, and a very effective Halloween decoration. But an adult will need to supervise everything to do with the candle - including, of course, lighting it!
This simple jack o'lantern craft is a great way to light up the house on Halloween. Even the youngest kids can have fun with this craft!
There are traditional origami candle models, but they are very, very difficult! Weve cheated a little, therefore, to create this origami candle for kids to fold, but the finished result is very impressive!
We made our candle to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, but you could make Christmas or Halloween candles in exactly the same way. They would also make a lovely hand made gift.