Thursday, November 13, 2008

Thanksgiving Votive Candleholder

Add a light touch to your seasonal dinner table with this Thanksgiving votive candleholder craft. This is a fast, fun and easy holiday activity for kids.

What you'll need:

  • Baby food jar
  • Thanksgiving or Fall stickers
  • White glue, like Elmer's
  • Paintbrush
  • Glitter, optional
  • Raffia or ribbon

How to make it:

  1. Apply the stickers around the jar. Press firmly all around the stickers.
  2. Using a paintbrush, completely cover the jar sides from right below the jar threads to the bottom of the sides.
  3. Sprinkle with glitter if desired. Let dry.
  4. Tie raffia or ribbon around the jar threads.
  5. Insert a votive candle and display as part of a Thanksgiving center piece.
  6. Make one for each guest and use as a place setting. Your guests could take home the candle holders as a gift.
  7. Happy Thanksgiving!

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