Macaroni Menorah for Hanukkah

Nov 9, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. ET

This macaroni menorah is perfect for kids of all ages. They will also learn a few things about Hanukkah and the menorah from this craft by KidsCraftWeekly.com. With a few standard items you're sure to have in your home, the kids will love making this and displaying it for the holiday season.

menorah craftMacaroni Menorah for Hanukkah

Materials

Dry macaroni
Dry lentils
White glue
Cotton bud
Red crepe paper
Cardboard

Directions

1. Take some small pieces of red crepe paper and roll them between your fingers until they are thin enough to poke inside some macaroni. Use this technique to make nine macaroni candles.

2. Paste the candles onto the card to make a Menorah. Use two pieces of macaroni for the shamash.

3. Using white glue and a cotton bud, paint on the rest of the menorah and decorate using dry lentils.

4. Cut out and paste onto contrasting cardboard to make a card or picture.

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