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Let's Make A Cake!

Birthdays are one of the most exciting and cheerful events in a person’s life. For most of us, the yummy birthday cake is especially enjoyable. Have you ever wondered who invented the birthday cake and the tradition of placing candles on the cake?

About 800 years ago, the people of Greece put candles on round shaped cakes to make the cake glow like the moon. Today we make silent wishes as we blow out our birthday candles. It is believed that blowing out all candles in one breath brings good luck. Although types of cakes and meanings of the candles have varied through the centuries, the tradition is a long and enduring one. cake makes a birthday entirely special and complete.

In today's Let's Make It!, follow the steps to draw and design your own birthday cake. Create and give a birthday card to someone on their special day!

Have fun drawing and designing your cakes.

Click HERE to download this activity as a printable PDF.

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