Glowing TeaLight Olympic Torch – It Lights Up!
Get the kids involved in celebrating the Olympics by creating this Glowing Tealight Olympic Torch! So fun…it actually lights up! A great Olympic craft for the kids to make and have for the opening Olympic Ceremony – they could hold their own glowing torches as they watch!
It’s easy to make and a creative toilet paper roll craft for the Summer Olympics and or the Winter Olympics.
Light-Up Olympic Torch
Very cool to see it glowing as it gets dark! Easy directions to turn off and on!
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TORCH CRAFT SUPPLIES:
- Yellow Tissue Paper
- Orange Tissue Paper
- Toilet Paper Tube
- Flameless Tealight
- Orange Cupcake Liners
- Gold Paint
- Paint Brush
- Tacky Glue
OLYMPIC TORCH CRAFT DIRECTIONS:
First, paint the toilet paper tube gold and let it dry. Then glue the cupcake liner onto the top of the tube.
Cut the yellow and orange tissue paper into approximately 5″ squares – you don’t need to be exact. I cut one corner of the tissue paper off and lined that edge up with the bottom of the tea light. That way it was not hanging over the bottom of the tea light.
Apply a little glue to the edges of the tea light and layer the tissue paper around the sides. I started and layered four yellow pieces of tissue paper then reapplied the glue and layered four orange pieces of tissue paper. Let dry. I also used the orange cupcake liners for this kids’ Turkey Craft.
Then sit the tea light into the top of the cup. This way it is easy to take the tea light in and out of the torch making it easy to turn it off and on…saves on batteries! Win!!
Hope the kids enjoy making these Glowing Torches for the Summer Olympics or Winter Olympics!
You might also like this collection of DIY Olympic Crafts And Party Ideas!
This is so cute, Susan! My kids would go CRAZY for it.
This is so fun! You are so creative! My kids would love it too! I will have to start saving toilet paper rolls!
Thanks Mindi! It’s fun that it lights up!
Susan This is so cute!!! Thanks for sharing on Show Me Your Plaid Monday’s!
Super cute–my kids would love these!
This is adorable, Susan! What a clever and fun idea!! Thanks for sharing at Saturday Night Fever 🙂
Thanks, Cathy! Glad you like it…thanks for stopping by!
How fun is this!? And what a great way to get kids into the Olympic spirit! Thanks so much for sharing at Hit Me with Your Best Shot! Hope to see you back tonight!
I love the idea to add the tea light! I’m having an Olympics linky at my blog and I’d love for you to add this if you’d like!
Such a cute idea and a great way to involve the kids in the Olympics!
This is the cutest torch! We are having a little Olympics celebration at home with the kids tonight and just love your idea. My kids will love these! I have shared this idea on my blog.
Thank you, Kari
Thanks Kari! Hope your kids enjoyed the Olympic torches for the opening ceremony!
It was a lot of fun, and the torches set the tone! Thank you, Kari
What a great idea with the tea light! Love to have you come link with us @costours.blogspot.com
This is so cute! We love it & have included in our Winter Olympic Crafts round up, with a link back to you 🙂 x
Brilliant! It looks like you basically made your own flashlight out of the toilet paper roll and the votive candle. I think I’ll build mine around a flashlight bc I’m way lazier. 🙂 This is so cute! Thanks for the idea!
I love the idea of using a flashlight…way easier! Good idea, Jenn!
I am sorry to bother you. We are having Olympic games at our school this Friday, and I bought materials. The only thing different is I bought glue sticks. I attempted to make a sample one, but I am a little confused about the wrapping of the tissue paper. Do I glue tea light and wrap paper around it, and drop in light wrapped in tissue paper, or do I just use light as a guide, and drop in afterwards? Should the tissue paper be glued to inside of muffin cup afterwards? Perhaps, the glue is my issue? I can’t get it to stay. 🙂 This craft is super cute, so I am hoping to figure it out.
Fantastic! Can just see little ones running around with these. thanks for sharing on craft schooling sunday as always!
So fun for the kids!
Such a fun craft!
Such a great idea. My kids would love this too. Thanks for sharing with us at Family Joy Blog Link Up party!
How clever and oh so festive for this summer and the Olympics coming up. Thanks so much for sharing this with us on #shinebloghop this week 🙂
I don’t even have little kids anymore and I want to make that torch, it’s so SUPER cute! But the darn ads!!! There’s even an ad that gets between the heading “Supplies” and the supply list, which makes it hard to spot them. Darn advertising setups have no consideration for the user experience! Grrr! I’m not blaming you, because I have enough marketing experience to understand how these things work, but — dang the companies that have webpage owners at their mercy and make them put up with that; it’s annoying!
What is the likelihood that it could catch fire with the tea light? Just wondering for next time. I’d like to do the light up, but that one thing worries me.
I don’t think it is likely that LED battery tea lights will catch fire. They do not get hot. Plus they are not attached to the torch but sit inside the cupcake liner. While I don’t know for sure…I don’t think it is likely.
This is adorable, Susan! What a clever and fun idea!! Thanks for sharing at Saturday Night Fever ?