wax

Although not quite as lovely smelling as the real thing, these beeswax modeled rose buds do have a sweet smell all their own. We have scheduled working with modeling beeswax as one of our projects in  the Spring Bs Homeschool Companion unit. To completed this project you will need a set ofRead More →

While learning about the South Eastern Coastal states, we made these cute Seashell Beeswax Candles. Although the kids were able to some of the work, for safety reasons this project requires parental supervision and assistance. Materials: Filtered Beeswax Braided Cotton Wicking (lead free) Coconut Oil Large Seashell (cleaned well –Read More →

Here is a fun, quick handprint craft project that can add to your spooky Halloween decor. Make your own recycled handprint sand candles. We are going to be revisiting this project today. It was originally published Sep 18, 2008 on Nature’s Way Learning/WeeFolkAcitivies. This afternoon we made handprint sand candlesRead More →

  This article was first published at One Generation to Another February 5, 2008. Read through it and on the other side are directions for turning used potpourri tarts and candle stubs into beautiful, new candles. Close your eyes…think of the smell of your elementary school cafeteria…the ocean…a baby’s neck.Read More →

There are many different variations for beeswax crayons, but most use equal weight amounts of beeswax and white bar soap. This is the recipe I’ve used with great success over the years. How do these compare to the Soy Crayons we made several months ago? I find the beeswax crayons to beRead More →

Imagine the delight on your children’s faces when they open this carton of eggs… and find these lovely gems inside! No, it is not a dozen hard boiled eggs, but rather a dozen Soy Crayons! It is easy to sing the praises of soy crayons; brilliant colors, smooth drawing without flaking,Read More →