Need a fun craft to use up your cheap crayons from back to school sales? I’m sure most of you have seen this Pinterest-inspired craft before! So tonight we decided to sit down and try it out! You’ll need a canvas of any size, a bunch of crayons, a hot glue gun, and a blow dryer! As you can see below my crayons are different brands and different colors and sizes. You can make it however you want! Personally I REALLY liked the Rose Art crayons the best as they had the colors of each crayon clearly listed on the side. I just opened up our crayon container and grabbed a bunch. I suggest bunching a few of each color together so the colors mix less.
Hot glue your crayons in a line at the top of your canvas making sure to point the tips of the crayons down.
Turn your blow dryer on and watch the crayons melt designing your very awesome new art project!
Ok so it sounds totally easy. But my blow dryer on low would not heat up high enough to melt the crayons so I turned it on high and S.P.L.A.T.T.E.R. extreme! Oh my! I tried holding the blow dryer out further away but it just didn’t help that much. SO in case yours splatters I highly suggest doing this project in a box or with scrap paper held around the sides or something unless you would like melted crayon wax flying everywhere!
The crayon drippings dry almost immediately once you turn the blow dryer off so we were able to hang out creations on the wall in our art corner right away!
Have you done this fun project before? Did you have the same splattering issues I did? I hope it was fun!