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Christmas Crafts for Kids - Recycling Craft - Colorful Votive for Kids to Craft

The long winter evenings are chilly and dark. There is no better way to spend them than crafting with your children. Maybe this would be a nice gift to give to a grandmother? This particular craft is inexpensive because you are recycling kitchen jars and fun for kids to make. Not only is it very colorful, it makes a wonderful warm light. With just tearing and gluing, even kindergarten aged children can help make it. This project make also a fun group project for a day care center.



Kids Craft for Christmas - Colorful Tea Light Holder

Kids Craft for Christmas - Colorful Tea Light Holder 2
Another side of the glass.

For this project you will need:

- any glass jar
- translucent paper in different colors
- decoupage glue or Modge Podge Glue

Ages 5 and older


1. Wash the jars out in hot water and soap to remove any oily or greasy areas.
2. Tear the translucent paper in small to medium pieces.
3. Use a ready made decoupage glue and apply a generous amount to the dry glass.
4. Add one strip at a time starting from the bottom. Once on, apply glue over the strip as well and add the next strip overlapping a bit over the first strip.
5. Continue in this matter until the whole glass is covered.
6. Let the glass thoroughly dry and insert a tea light.



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Christmas and Winter Wood Crafts

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Christmas Cards and Winter Greeting Cards

Christmas Tree Ornaments

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A Selection of Christmas and Winter Crafts for Kids

Recycling Craft - Natural Looking Hay Tree Ornaments
Colorful Christmas Baubles
Pom-Pom Santa Claus
Pom-Pom Snowman
Dazzling Christmas Tree
Decoupage Christmas Candles
Easy Orange Pomanders
Colorful Christmas Votive
Beaded Star Christmas Tree Ornament
Beaded Christmas Ornaments - Star, Candy Cane and Wreath
Decoupage Wooden Board




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