New Crayons...

The kids and I made new crayons from our old broken ones.

Preheat the oven to 265 degrees.
Take all the paper off, put the broken crayons in an old cupcake pan.
We did have to break some of the crayons into smaller pieces-1/2" to 1" pieces worked really well. Bake for about 6-8 minutes, just enough to melt them.
After the crayons are melted, then put the pan in the freezer for 30-45 minutes so the crayons can harden up.
They should pop right out--be careful not to hit the pan too hard or your crayons may end up cracking in half.

This is what your floor looks like afterwards.

Joci coloring

Byron coloring

Next time we will use a mini cupcake pan. I feel like the regular-sized pan is just a little too big for the kids' hands right now.


1 comment:

  1. I love it!!!!! Your kids are going to remember these times forever, they have the best creative skills already!! Your so cool now and just think your going to be even more cooler when your a g-ma!!! (Long time till you get to that point)... you know what i mean though.
    I love this idea and the before and after pics are awesome.. Tell Joci awesome job on her name!! Tell Byron i like his picture 2!!!
    Love ya-


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