Step 13: Don't forget about the big boy

At this point my son came into the room and pointed out that we didn't make a shamash. I mentioned that we didn't need to make one as we aren't really lighting these menorah candles.

Much to my son's dissatisfaction he insisted that we needed to make one stating, "What kind of menorah doesn't have a shamash? It's the service candle after all!" To that I responded, "You think it needs one so badly, you make it."

He did, and he insisted it be bigger than the rest and that it had a label so his sister would know it was the shamash. What a good big brother!
This is a great craft to do with the kids! We have used these led tea-lights in the past for our 6' outdoor menorah. I have a 10 month old and a 30 month old, this got me thinking that you could also use large baby food jars.<br>
do you celebrate chanukah?<br />
My grandmother calibrates <strong>EVERY&nbsp;THING.</strong>
&nbsp;Yes we do.&nbsp;
thats nice<br /> <br />
it's safe until you burn your finger off.
Those are LED tea lights--so no real flame = no burns = no worries! See?
oh! Sorry I did not read the howl thang 2.
thats a good idea could use it for and advent wreath <br />
&nbsp;So true! Thanks for the tip and comment!
Great project! Shalom and Happy Chanukah!
&nbsp;Thanks for commenting! Happy Chanukah to you as well!
You are more than welcome, but I celebrate the Winter Solstice.<br /> It's all good.&nbsp;;-)
&nbsp;great idea. &nbsp;I've got two little ones 4 yrs old and 2 yrs old, this will be a project that will be used for 8 nights of fun and even better will be aSAFE alternative!
&nbsp;Thanks for the comment! My daughter can't help being drawn to shiny things si it's a matter of time until she burns a digit on a flame. I'm hoping our LED menorah will prevent that a few more years.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Happy Chanukah to you and your family!<br />
Dawww, that's adorable! Also a good idea for those of us who aren't allowed to have candles in our living spaces (university housing). I&nbsp;may have to do something like this. Happy Chanukka :D<br />
&nbsp;Thanks! What an awesome idea about using this in flame-free spaces! Happy Chanukah !
&nbsp;Simple, easy and effective.<br /> <br /> You wrote a good 'ible my friend and have a lovely family.<br /> <br /> Happy holidays :)<br />
&nbsp;Thank you. Thank you very much! Happy Holidays to you too!

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