Make a Hanukkah Menorah

Try wire, clay or bottle caps for materials and fashion a homemade menorah.
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Bottle Cap Menorah

Materials and Tools:

piece of wood, painted decoratively to your liking 1' x 2 1/4"
9 aluminum bottle caps
pencil
white glue
candle wax adapter to hold candles in placE
9 candles

Steps:

1. Place bottle caps on the wood in an interesting design.

2. Mark location.

3. Glue bottle caps in place.

4. Fit caps with candles.

Clay and Wire Menorah

Materials and Tools:

one box of air-dry clay, any color
armature wire or a coat hanger
dowel, the size of the candles
acrylic paints and brushes (optional)
menorah candles

Steps:

1. Form clay into nine pieces, or cut the whole block of clay into nine pieces, leaving them plain.

2. While clay is moist, form wire into a "holder" for candles. Do this by twisting wire around a dowel. Test to make sure the wire is snug around the candle base, then insert holder into clay.

3. Allow clay to air-dry around wire candle bases.

4. Next, paint the clay bases if desired.

5. Insert candles for a simple and easy menorah.

Note: You can make a menorah from many other materials: carved wood, used thread spools, simple votive candleholders, etc. Just use your imagination.

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