Holiday Talking Candle
This decorated candle is a thoughtful way to
brighten the season.
thin strips from a sheet of colored beeswax (available at craft stores)
and wrap them around a long candle, pressing gently so the beeswax will
stick to the candle.
Remember that each
ring will represent a day until the holiday, so affix the appropriate
number of strips, spaced evenly (for example, we placed 1/2-inch strips
1/2 inch apart). Each day, light the candle at a specific time and,
while it burns, talk about the meaning of the holiday.
Extinguish the candle when it reaches the designated mark.
burning the beeswax, blow out the flame when a sliver of the strip is
left and peel off the remaining beeswax so it doesn't slide down the
This idea can also be used for spell candles as well .