August 08, 2011

Crayon Fun



After seeing a photo of a crayon tutorial on Pinterest I thought I would give it a try.  Why not, I already had a broken and peeled crayon collection from my little ones.  In the photo tutorial it showed chopped crayon shavings on a cutting board.  Wanting to simplifiy and not have to clean up a crayon mess I simply broke up the already broken and peeled crayon pieces.  I then oiled the insides of a mini cupcake pan with cooking oil and filled the broken pieces about halfway inside.  I baked at 350 degrees for about 3 to 5 minutes, I then turned the oven off and let the pan sit in the oven until it was completely cooled.  Actually the reason being the oven mists were upstairs in the dryer, so it worked out great.  It was so easy, I simply flipped over the pan and they fell right out.  My little ones really enjoyed them.  My youngest did try to take a bite out of one!  Even my teen daughter joined in on the fun thinking these were just the coolest thing.  After they were done coloring my youngest carried the crayons around on a plate all evening. 

Crayons are such fun and the only thing better than crayons are bright beautiful photos of crayons!  Here are some neat examples of beautiful photography of crayons and fun crayons.  Enjoy! 


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~vintageprecious

*If you are the owner to any of the above photo's and would like me to remove it, please contact me and I will remove it.

7 comments:

theolivetree said...

we love making crayons...they make great party favors for birthday parties!

Vintage Precious said...

They were so much fun making! We love it too now, I never knew how easy it was until I tried I'm so glad I did. I'll have to try making party favors what a fun idea! :)

carol anne said...

We did this last Valentine's Day in hearts and my preschooler gave them away to her friends!

BTW, I have chosen you for The Versatile Blogger Award!
Thanks for always providing something great to read :D
Carol Anne at La Familia Aissa
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Mary said...

What fun! My grandsons are visiting and this would be a wonderful project for them. Thanks for sharing the idea with us. Have a wonderful weekend. Blessings...Mary

Vintage Precious said...

Carole Anne, How lovely!! Thank you so much :)

Mary, I'm so glad you like it I hope you have lots of fun and make wonderful memories! :)

Unknown said...

What a fun idea! I remember remelting crayons with my mom when I was a kid!

Sandy said...

Oh boy! I just tossed a bunch of broken chipped crayons away!
And about the eating part... my Keturah always has to take a bite too!