Friday, November 21, 2008

Candlemaking 101

Emily is reading about the early settlers and one of the activities that she chose to do today was candlemaking.

First we melted parrafin with a couple of crayons for color.
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Then she took a wick and started dipping it.
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As time went on the candle began to get larger.
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She tried her hand a couple of different kinds. She is going to make the small double candles and tie them with a pretty bow to make tree ornaments.
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This was the first time I ever made candles. I think she did a great job for her first time!