• Demonstrate to your Leader how to safely light a match and a candle.
  • Make an ice candle
  • At home, spend an evening entirely by candlelight.
  • Make wax drawings – use a long coloured candle to drip wax in different designs or pictures on a piece of material. It takes patience!
  • Make a candle from beeswax.
  • Find out about the ways that candles are used in different celebrations such as Christmas, Hanukkah and birthdays.
  • Roast marshmallows over candles.
  • Use a candle to fry an egg on the top of an upside-down tin can.  How long does this take?



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