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Beeswax Candles for Shabbat and Havdalah


For ages 3 - 8

Materials

beeswax sheets
candle wick
scissors

Directions

  1. Cut a length of the wick that is slightly longer than the beeswax sheet. Place one wick at one end of the beeswax for a Shabbat candle, or three wicks to for a customary Havdalah candle.
  2. Roll the beeswax around the wicks, gently pressing the wax to itself as you roll. You can cut the beeswax sheet into a triangle for a tapered look (the candle will get wider at the base).
  3. Try cutting small shapes out of leftover beeswax to create a design on your finished candle. Simply press scraps of wax onto the finished candle.
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