Did you know that you can upcycled broken crayons you already have, making it a frugal and fun activity for all ages. These fall inspired crayons are the perfect colors to bring fall into your children’s autumn art work! Look below at how to make your own colorful fall crayons, so you can start coloring with all the shades autumn brings with it.
How To Make Fall Inspired Crayons
You only need a few things to make these fun coloring utensils, and most likely you have them on hand at home!
The first thing to do is begin by peeling all of the paper off the crayons. You want to be sure all paper labels are fully removed.
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Next, Break the crayons into smaller bits and pieces. You should get 3-4 pieces out of each crayon.
I would Pre heat the oven to 300 degrees. Spray your tin of choice with non stick cooking spray.
Next, Now drop the crayon bits into the tray. You should mix colors as you do to create a swirl effect in your crayons.
Heat for 4-5 minutes or until the crayons are fully melted. Carefully remove and allow to cool.
Once the tin is cooled, place it in the freezer for a few minutes to help loosen up the crayons.
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Turn the tin over and the crayons should pop right out.
Find some white scrap paper and start doodling away! It is fun to see all of the different colors these crayons create! You can draw all sorts of fall scenes such as orchards, pumpkins, fall trees, and so much more.
Gather those crayons up and give this easy homemade crayon activity a try! It is a fun way to get ready for the fall season.