DIY Crayons – Recycle & Reuse Craft Idea!

Today is National Crayon Day! To help celebrate this “colorful” occasion, why not try this awesome (and Earth-friendly) craft? All you need are your old bits of crayons, a silicon mold, and a microwave download (3)oven!

It’s super fun, super easy, and a great way to recycle and reuse your old crayons.

What You Need

  • Old or broken crayons with the paper removed
  • Silicone baking mold
  • Microwave oven
  • Oven mitts
  • Freezer

Directions

Extras

Try using different colors of crayons in one mold to get a rainbow crayon. You can also use different molds for some fun shapes. These make great take home gifts for Birthday parties!

Crayon Fun Facts

  • Crayola makes over 3 billion crayons a year. Other manufacturers combined are just a small fraction of total annual production.
  • The world’s largest crayon was made by Crayola. It was 15’6″ and weighed 1,352 pounds.
  • The smell of crayons is the most recognizable scent for adults.
  • Over the years, Crayola has made over 237 billion crayons.

Categories: Crafts

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