Candles

Decorating lanterns and candles is great fun for older children.  They make lovely gifts or decorations for festivals such as Diwali, Hanukkah or Christmas.

Beaded Candle Holder

Beaded Candle Holder

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.

Christmas Candle Lamp Craft

Christmas Candle Lamp Craft

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.

Drawing Pin Decorative Candle

Drawing Pin Decorative Candle

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.

Glass Painted Candle Holder

Glass Painted Candle Holder

Recycle some little glass jars into these sparkling glass painted candle holders! Quick and easy for kids to do - and very special.

Halloween Candle Jars

Halloween Candle Jars

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!

Jack O' Lantern Tea Light Holders

Jack O' Lantern Tea Light Holders

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!

Mother's Day Candle

Mother's Day Candle

With mothers more than anyone the phrase ‘it’s the thought that counts’ is true.

Origami Candle And Candleholder

Origami Candle And Candleholder

There are traditional origami candle models, but they are very, very difficult! We’ve cheated a little, therefore, to create this origami candle for kids to fold, but the finished result is very impressive!

Painted Candle Craft

Painted Candle Craft

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.

Tea Light Holder

Tea Light Holder

This pretty little candle holder makes a sweet little gift for kids to make, and is a perfect craft for Diwali too.

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