Thanks to Julie Ann for sharing this idea with us.
Julie Ann wrote: "I've just done a fun project with my 2 3/4-year-old daughter, which I thought you might want to know about & have for the future for your readers: it's assembling a menorah from humble ingredients."
- canned frosting,
- food dye
- On a rectangular stiff board or paper, line up 9 marshmallows, glueing them down with store-bought canned frosting.
- On the middle one, add one or two more marshmallows so that it is taller.
- Paint them (we put food dye in some milk and used that).
- Push grocery-store small birthday-cake candles into the marshmallows.
As you may know, the "taller" or somehow-distinctive candle is called the "shammos" or "leader," and it's with that candle that you lit the others.