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It's recession time. You want to save money while trying to be "green" and you like the idea of your kids making some homemade gifts. Plus you're the ...
To turn ugly broken crayon pieces into beautiful, fresh, shiny new fun-shaped crayons you'll need:Crayons and crayon pieces of all sizes and colorsA p...
Take those hands and dive right in to your crayon graveyard. Search for colors that you have a lot of and that compliment each other.
Peel the paper off of the crayons. Might want to grow your nails out for a few weeks prior to this because after what will seem forever peeling paper ...
Break longer crayons into small pieces. The kiddies love this step. This is the funnest part of the project.
Generously fill each candy mold with desired color combination. Then, you'll place the candy trays outside in direct sunlight. When the crayons are me...
Place filled candy molds outside in direct sunlight to melt. While they are melting go inside and take out the keeper crayons and your favorite Batman...
After half a day. Go outside and check on the molds. Discover that not only do you need direct sunlight but apparently you need surface of the sun te...
The next step is best completed by an adult as the melted crayon liquid is very, very hot. At this point you can continue your intriguing discussion o...
Allow liquid crayon gook to cool and harden. This is a pretty quick process. Five to ten minutes at the most.Drag kids back into the kitchen to see wh...
Remove the fresh and shiny fun-shaped crayons from the candy mold carefully by twisting the edges of the candy mold back and forth. The new crayons sh...
Package those babies up something nice. Now, I do realize that the use of plastic treat bags aren't what you'd consider necessarily "green." However, ...
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Posted:Dec 4, 2008
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