First, and one of my favorite ideas – sort the crayons by color, then melt them in a homemade double boiler…

Pour the melted crayon into molds (we used a chocolate mold)…

Let it cool completely, then when it slides out easily you’ve got cute shaped crayons!

Here’s the horse head mold we used!

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Here’s another idea from momtastic – use pill bottles to make rainbow crayons!

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Make a crayon candle!  Tutorial at No Time For Flashcards.

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This is a really popular one around the blogosphere… melted crayon canvas art!

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Remember my melted crayon dot art poster?  Both kids love to touch and trace the letters and numbers. :)

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Melted crayon suncatchers – cool idea from The Artful Parent.

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Decorate Easter eggs with melted crayon (SO doing this in a month!).

Are you inspired to try one of these?


One Response to 7 Cool Things You Can Do with Broken Crayons

  • I love that canvas art. I’d totally love to have it hanging in my living room. I like the horse head crayon you made. I actually have quite a few chocolate candy molds and never thought to make recycled crayons with it. Will have to give it a try.

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