Contributed by Leanne Guenther
Materials you will need for
this Y2K candle craft are a toilet paper roll, a printer, paper , scissors, glue, and something
to colour with. Optional materials are stickers, a small paper plate,
doily or felt and sparkles or sparkle glue.
This candle is "just pretend"...
you cannot really light it!
- Print out the template of choice. If using a black and white printer, try printing on construction paper.
- Colour pieces, as necessary.
- Cut out the pieces. This
step may require adult assistance.
- Glue the large rectangle onto
the tp roll. If you don't like the proportions of the candle (i.e.
think it's too tall), you can cut the tp roll down a bit. We often
make three candles, all different heights, and group them together in the
center of the table.
- Glue on the candle decorations. You can add further swirls and designs with stickers, sparkles or sparkle
- Glue the flame onto the tp roll
(at the top).
- OPTIONAL: To finish you
can decorate a doily, circle of felt or paper plate with left over template
pieces, stickers, sparkles or sparkle glue. Arrange your candle/candles
on the doily, felt or paper plate.
- Display in a place of honour
(fireplace mantle or dining room table come to mind).
- Close the template window after printing to return to this screen.
- Set page margins to zero if you have trouble fitting the template on one page (FILE, PAGE SETUP or FILE, PRINTER SETUP in most browsers).
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