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Toddler Activities: A Perfect Christmas Gift, Candles

Toddler Activities: Simple gift that requires only two items to make and a ribbon to tie.

beeswax candles DESCRIPTION

A nice Christmas activity in a classroom or Christmas party.

beeswax and wicks MATERIALS

  • 1 sheet of beeswax
  • 1 wick

  • Raffia or ribbon
  • Small Gift Tag

  • press wick on beeswax STEPS

    1. Place wick at the bottom of a sheet of beeswax and gently press to hold in place.

    2. rolling beeswax over wick

    3. Roll edge of beeswax to cover wick. Work by gently pinching and rolling from one end to the other. (Adult help necessary for younger child)
    4. Once wick is covered, start again and roll beeswax from one end to the other working slowly to keep it rolled tight.
    5. Trim wick to one inch if necessary.
    6. Tie a couple with raffia in the center and string a gift tag on one strand and tie in a bow.


  • Great activity from about three and up. Younger kids will require help especially with the first couple rolls. It gets easier as you continue rolling.
  • Try to keep the rolls tight.

  • girls with candles

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