How To Melt Crayons
Give new life to your old and broken crayons by melting them to make new ones. Melting crayons is a quick and easy process. You can melt one color, two colors together or many colors together to create rainbow crayons. All you need for this craft project is a muffin pan, paper baking cups and some new or old crayons. You can also use molds to melt the crayons into different shapes, such as hearts and stars.
Melt your old broken crayons to make new ones!
Melt your old crayons to make new ones. It's a great way to recycle your old and broken crayons. You can also use molds to turn them info fun shapes, such as hearts and stars. Melting crayons is easy to do. However, because the process requires the use of an oven, an adult should be present at all times.
How to melt crayons:
- Remove the paper from all the crayons you want to melt.
- Break the crayons into small pieces.
- Line a muffin pan with paper baking cups. You don't need the baking cups but it makes for easy clean-up, and it is easier to peel the baking cups off the crayons than it is get the crayons out of the pan.
- Place the crayons inside the baking cups. Fill the baking cups about 3/4 full with crayons. Don't over fill. You can mix different colored crayons to make fun colors. You can also mix many colors for a rainbow look.
- Bake the crayons in the oven at 350 degrees for about 5-7 minutes.
- Once the crayons have melted, remove them from the oven and let them cool completely before removing them from the baking cups.
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Includes 10 crayons and pad of paper.
Kids love fun shapes! Use a silicone baking mold, such as the Wilton Star Silicone Mold pictured on the right, for melting crayons into different fun shapes. Silicone molds work well for melting crayons. The crayons pop right out of them.
Melt your crayons together to make different colors. Here is a color chart to assist you.
Blue+Red = Purple
Blue+Yellow = Green
Red+Yellow = Orange
Red+White = Pink
Orange+Yellow = Gold
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