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Step 1: Supplies

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3 unused or slightly used crayons Cotton string Tape Scissors Wire

Step 2: Crayons

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Lay three crayons side by side, and measure string to fit the three crayons.

Step 3: String

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Cut string to desired length (preferably small).

Step 4: Tape

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Break off a piece of tape, lay sticky side up, and put two crayons on it so they both stick.

Step 5: String

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Place the length of the string on the two taped crayons so that it is inside of the middle of the crayons.

Step 6: Third Crayon

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Carefully place the third crayon on top of the two others and the strings so that it rests on the other two.

Step 7: Tape

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Slowly wrap the tape around all three crayons and be careful not to move them.

Step 8: Wire

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Select a desired length of wire (6 inches)

Step 9: Wrap

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Slowly wrap the wire tightly around the three crayons so that they are held together at the top.

Step 10: Wrap

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Now do the same thing down by the tape.

Step 11: Remove Tape

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Slowly remove the tape and adjust the wires so that the top is near the half mark and the top of the crayons, and move the bottom wire so that it is close to the bottom of the crayons.

Step 12: Trim String

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Trim the string so it is close to the tips of the crayons.

Step 13: Light

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Light the string and make sure that it stays lit for a few seconds, in a survival situation, this can burn for around 1 hour.

Step 14: After

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You can light these in the dark and produce quite a bit of heat.

Step 15: Extra

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You could also burn a single crayons at the paper that will last for 30 minutes.
vladivastok7 months ago


thehbird1 year ago
Wow a new use for worn down crayons in ugly colors
arshswag1 year ago
this is from a you-tuber named CrazyRussianHacker
bpfrocket2 years ago
The things some of you wacky people come up with.
If simplicity is perfection then this is perfect. I may have to go through my son's old crayon box and go camping.
Straight off of iFunny
i saw it there too...but don't be so certain. I have lit crayons like that before i saw it there. I first tried using a string wick, but soon realized it wasn't needed
okiegirl8132 years ago
Very cute!! What an awesome idea, especially for a kids party!! To COOL!!
kwarren sr.2 years ago
That's really cool
Mikeman4290 (author) 2 years ago
You could but the tape would burn, if you use the wire that u can push it down as it burns and use it again when it is done
gracemihm2 years ago
gracemihm2 years ago
Hey can you tape the top?
fcc3232 years ago
This wouldn't last very long...
AbbieX2 years ago
Most companies pride themselves on using "Non-Toxic" products to produce crayons. Check the box, but I think that is pretty much all of them...
Mikeman4290 (author) 2 years ago
No, the flame stays inside the three and slowly burn the paper and won't move down until the wax is burned
ironsmiter2 years ago
with the three crayon candle, does the paper eventually catch all around and make a big flaming torch(triple sized single crayon candle)? or does it stay lit candle-like?
Mikeman4290 (author) 2 years ago
Just smells like crayon the whole time but its not that powerful that u won't be able to stand it.
mh76dk2 years ago
I wonder if this could produce unhealthy fumes. Other than that little 'but' I like it
Can't be worse than when a child eats them to see if the yellow one tastes like cheese.
are there any smells given off by this like burnt paper or plastic?
Mikeman4290 (author) 2 years ago
Unless there is something in the paper or wax it should be the same as a candle