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Create Your Own Beeswax Candles

On Sunday November 24th, behind the school, you will find one of the most popular projects at the Holiday Faire. You are invited to dip your own beeswax candle. These make a lovely handmade addition to your holiday table.  If you desire a large candle,  be sure to start your candle early and so you can go back throughout the day to keep adding to it.  The final candle is sold by weight.

Beeswax Candles

Why Beeswax?

Beeswax is one of those essential, frequently utilized Waldorf items.   Beeswax is a natural substance and non-toxic.  The children are often given bits of colored beeswax to warm in their hands and mold into shapes. Some of their creations are often on display in the school foyer. Beeswax for molding is available in the school store for purchase. Historically, beeswax was one of the first ingredients used for candle making. Beeswax candles are naturally and lightly scented with the aroma of honey. They do not produce any soot and very little smoke.  Beeswax candles have a high melting point so they burn slower and have very little drip. We hope you enjoy the opportunity to create one of these candles at the Holiday Faire.   hand dipped candles drying

 

 

 

 

Children Dipping Candles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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2 thoughts on “Create Your Own Beeswax Candles

  1. Pingback: Holiday Faire is Almost Here! | Meadowbrook Waldorf SchoolMeadowbrook Waldorf School

  2. Would like to purchase some Bee’s wax candles from local farmers……I am in Coventry RI or
    Narragansett on most days…..Just need a place
    to purchase local waxed candles…

    Hope you can help

    Rob

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