Paper Plate Menorah

Wishing you a bright & happy Hanukkah! Celebrate each night with this paper menorah craft for kids.

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Supplies:

  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Washable Paint
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Crayola No-Run Washable School Glue
  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola Markers
  • Crayola Glitter Glue
  • Paper Plate
  • Pencil
  • Ribbon

CIY Staff Tips:

  • To create throughout the holiday, stop at step 8 and add to your paper plate menorah each night of Hanukkah.

Steps:

1
Step 1

Cut paper plate in half.

2
Step 2

Cut triangular slice from one half of paper plate.

3
Step 3

Cover plate pieces with paint. Dry 1–2 hours.

4
Step 4

Glue paper plate slice to bottom of halved paper plate for menorah base.

5
Step 5

Sketch and cut out 9 construction paper candles, making 1 candle slightly taller than the rest.

6
Step 6

Sketch 9 candle flames on construction paper and add detail with markers. Cut out.

7
Step 7

Glue candle flame to top of each candle.

8
Step 8

Add sparkly details to candle flames with glitter glue.

9
Step 9

Glue tallest candle to back of plate to represent the shamash.

10
Step 10

Working right to left, glue 4 candles to right of the shamash and 4 candles to left of the shamash.

11
Step 11

Add candlestick holders to paper plate menorah base with glitter glue.

12
Step 12

Attach ribbon to hang the DIY menorah. Let all glue steps dry 3–4 hours.

  • Occasion:

    • Special Occasions,

    • Winter

  • Age:

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+


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