Hanukkah Menorah

Younger children will be able to make and "light" this menorah all by themselves this Hanukkah! A fantastic project for preschool age children.

Hanukkah Menorah

Project Info

Difficulty Easy
Duration 15-30 minutes
Age Any
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  • Blue and Gray Paint
  • Card (from an old cardboard box)
  • Egg Box (for 1 dozen eggs)
  • Popsicle Sticks
  • Red, Orange and Yellow Tissue Paper
  • Silver Glitter


  • Step 9

  • Step 10

  1. Cut out 10 egg cups from the egg box.
  2. Paint the egg cups blue
  3. Cut a rectangle of card long enough that nine of the egg cups can be placed side by side along it, and about the width of 2 egg cups.
  4. Paint the card gray and sprinkle with glitter.
  5. Place one of the egg cups on the table. Glue a second egg cup upside down on top of this one. This will form the central candlestick of the menorah. Glue it to the center of the card.
  6. Now glue the other egg cups to the card (upside down) placing 4 on each side of the centre.
  7. Poke a popsicle stick into each egg cup. You may find it helpful to use a skewer to make the initial hole.
  8. Cut one rectangle 10" x 1" out of red tissue paper. Repeat with orange and yellow tissue paper.
  9. Place a line of glue along the long edge of the red tissue paper. Place the orange rectangle on top. Place another line of glue on top of the orange tissue paper and place the yellow tissue paper on top. All three rectangles of tissue paper should now be joined along one edge.
  10. When the glue is dry, cut out 9 flame shapes from the tissue paper, with the base of the flame being where the dried glue is.
  11. Scrunch the bottom of each tissue flame and glue one to the top of each popsicle stick on your menorah.


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Useful supplies

- our picks from Amazon for this project:
Crayola Artista II Washable Liquid Tempera Paint, Set of 12, 16oz , Assorted Colors (54-8216)
Crayola Artista II Washable Liquid Tempera Paint
Mr. Pen- Tissue Paper for Gift Wrapping, 120 Sheets, 10 Colors, 20 x 26 Inches, Tissue Paper for Crafts, Colored Tissue Paper, Tissue Paper for Gift Bags, Rainbow Tissue Paper, Craft Tissue Paper
Mr. Pen- Tissue Paper for Gift Wrapping
Norpro Wooden Treat Sticks, 100 Pieces,Tan,193
Norpro Wooden Treat Sticks
Spectra Arts & Crafts Glitter, Silver, 16 oz., 1 Jar
Spectra Arts & Crafts Glitter

Related Books

- our picks from Amazon for this project:
The Story of Hanukkah
The Story of Hanukkah
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