Step 13: Don't forget about the big boy
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!