Candle Resource Page

History of Candles and Candle Making

Candles.org: History of Candles - Article includes info about: Early Wicked Candles, Middle Ages, Colonial Times, 19th Century Advances, The 20th Century, and Today's Candles.

Wikipedia: History of Candle Making - Antiquity (What candles were made from), Middle Ages, and Modern Era.

History of Lighting: History of Candles - Development and History of Candle Making - Article includes information about what candles were made with and how candles were used as a timing device.


Candle Making Projects

Family Education: Candle Making - Follow these simple instructions to learn how to make your own candles with your kids.

Martha Stewart: Candle Crafts - Scroll through the suggested candle crafts with the arrows.

She Knows: 12 DIY Projects for Candles - Site offers some ways to use candles as decorative lighting.

Good House Keeping: 7 Crafty Ways to Dress Up Candles - Scroll through using the arrows.

Coloring WS.com: Christmas Candles Coloring Pages - Offers 14 candle related coloring pages.

DLTK: This Little Light - About Me Activity, Christmas Candles

Big DIY Ideas: 40  Simple Candle Making Instructions and Ideas - Offers links to various candle making activities. Click on the word, not the picture, to access instructions.

Activity Village: Candles - Kid friendly projects for candles.


Videos

YouTube: Candle Playlist  -  Learn about the history of candles, how candles are made, how to make an origami candle, and how to draw a candle.
Here's one of the videos in the list...

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