Step 1: Get the Stuff You Need (not Much)
2.water and a cup
3.tooth picks/q-tips (to write with)
4.candle or other heat source
NOTE: If you dont have blank thermal paper just use receips from stores and gas stations (use only the paper that is shiny on the one side with dark shiny black writing). Be sure to use the part that is blank and not the printed on part.