Tube Menorah

Collect paper tubes and make this working menorah you can use for all eight nights!

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See how one man tricks 8 goblins.

Let's Get Started!


Paint with blue.

Paint five tubes blue.
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Cut tubes.

Cut four of the tubes in half.
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Tape tubes.

Tape the tubes together in this pattern- half tube, half tube, half tube, half tube, full tube, half tube, half tube, half tube, half tube.
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Cut orange squares.

Cut out nine squares of orange tissue paper.
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Cut yellow squares.

Cut out nine squares of yellow tissue paper.
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Stack squares.

Place a yellow square on top of each orange square.
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Twist squares together.

Pinch the center of the square and twist just enough to hold the two squares together.
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Stuff tubes.

Stuff a yellow/orange tissue into each of the tubes.
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Bend a pipe cleaner.

Bend a yellow pipe cleaner in half to make a V.
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Cut a pipe cleaner.

Cut the V to make two pieces.
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Bend a triangle.

Bend each piece to make a triangle.
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Glue triangles.

Glue the triangles together to make a 6-pointed star. To make this star you will have one triangle right-side up and one upside down on top of each other.
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Glue the star.

Glue the star onto the middle tube of your menorah.
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To use.

To use: Push all of the tissue down the tube so it is hidden. On each night of Hanukkahpull up the tissue just enough to be seen. Continue doing this through all eight nights!
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