Crayons are the most inexpensive and easily available colors liked by everyone. Kids use them for coloring purposes. Drawings made with crayons are very beautiful. You can use them for art and craft purposes also. Some kids don’t want to use crayons but engaging then in crayon projects would make them feel good. Many types of things can be made with crayons with very little effort. You can enhance your creativity by making decorative objects and candles with the. We will tell you some uses of crayons.
Following Are The Top 35 Uses For Crayons:
Make new candles with crayons. Put a wick in the candle mold of beautiful shapes. Fill with melted crayon. Cool and set. You will get new candles.
Make colored candles with crayons. Mix wax and crayon pieces. Dip white candles in this. You will get beautiful colored candles for your home.
Color Block Candles
Color block candles are made by fixing a wick in a paper cup. Put little wax with broken crayon. Heat in a microwave. Put another layer of wax and crayon, heat, melt and turn the cup around to make angled design. Dry and repeat many layers.
Upcycled Crayon Blocks
Up cycling the crayon in nice shapes makes them more attractive. For this, you need to melt the broken crayon pieces big and small in a muffin tray in an oven over a low temperature setting for twenty minutes. Cool and place in the freezer of your refrigerator. You will get big blocks of crayons. Present it to your children.
Use the crayon for sticking and closing the envelopes. Melt the crayon over low flame. Seal the envelopes with it.
Make watercolor resist design by using crayons. Make a design on white paper. Paint watercolor on top of this. Press the paper on another sheet of paper. You will get nice printed paper design.
Repair a leaky flower vase by pouring melted wax in the cracked or broken part of the vase. It helps in repairing the vase.
Dip pinecones in melted wax. Gift the colored pinecones to friends and family members on special occasions.
Make alphabet crayons by filling alphabet molds with melted crayons. Cool and put in freezer.
Use crayons as floor filler. Fill cracks and holes in the floor with melted crayon. Choose crayon of the color of your floor.
Children can make beautiful leaf designs on paper. Place leaves of different shapes on paper. Rub crayon over the paper leaving out the area of leaf. Remove the leaf. You will get leaf design on paper.
Make monogram with crayons by sticking the crayons in the shape of an alphabet or letter on a board covered with paper sheet with glue. Frame the board and present it to your friends.
Make crayon penholder by sticking crayons outside a plain jar or cup. Stick with glue and press. Add stickers and tie ribbon. Crayon penholder is ready.
Water Balloon Painting
Take canvas and make a design on it. You can use watercolor crayons for this. Throw water balloon on the canvas. You will get nice splashed crayon painting.
Make abstract design on paper with crayon shavings. Put wax paper on top. Apply heat with an iron. You will get abstract painting.
Put crayon shavings on wax paper. Place another wax paper on top to sandwich it. Put paper towel over this and heat with an iron. Cool the melted crayon. Cut into leaf shape with a leaf template. You will get crayon leaves.
Add salt to flour. To this, you should add little amount of cream of tartar. Melt crayons in little oil in a pan. Add water. Add this liquid to the dry flour mixture. Cool and knead this dough.
Decorate t-shirt or top with crayon design. Make painting on paper with fabric crayon. Put paper behind the area where you wish to make design. Place the crayon painted paper on t-shirt. Apply heat over this with an Iron. You will get crayon painted t-shirt.
Use crayons for etching designs on paper. Color a paper with multi colored crayons. Color the whole paper with black crayon on top. Etch a design on black part with a sharp tool. You will get etched painting.
Soap can be colored with crayons. Add colored crayon gratings to soap base. Melt the mixture and make soap with it. Colored soap is ready.
Repair Vehicle Scratches
Hide automobile scratches by rubbing crayon on the scratched area. Choose a crayon that matches the color of your vehicle.
Make crayon luminaries for candles by scribbling on paper bags with wax. Put wax shavings on the bag. Place wax paper and heat with an iron on top of this. Remove the paper and dry. Place candles inside.
Sun catchers can be made by pressing iron over wax shavings placed between wax papers. Cool, tie ribbon and hang on windows.
Easter Egg Decoration
Use crayons for decorating Easter eggs. Paint the egg with colored crayon. Apply egg dye.
Make nameplate with crayons by drawing your name outline on a piece of paper fixed on a board. Stick pieces of crayons over the name alphabets. Nameplate is ready.
Make crayons rocks by washing, cleaning and drying the rocks. Heat it in the oven for ten minutes at a temperature setting of 300 C. Take out rocks and let the crayon touch its surface. The rock will be coated with melted crayon.
Remove scratches on furniture by rubbing crayon over the scratched area. It will help in hiding the scratches.
Crayon ornaments are made by filling plain glass ornaments with broken crayon pieces. Apply blow of heat with a hair dryer. Twist and turn the ornament to spread the melted wax. Seal and decorate bowl or Christmas tree with it.
Draw a design on sandpaper with the help of crayon. Press the crayon and paint the whole sandpaper. Sandpaper painting is ready.
Colored lipstick can be made with crayons. Mix melted crayons with coconut oil. Fill in a mold. Cool and set. The lipstick is ready.
Place broken crayon pieces in heart shaped mold and bake in oven. Take out and cool. Take out the heart shaped crayon and use it as valentine gift.
You can make the letter love imprinted with crayons on tiles as valentine gift. Take four tiles. Write the letter love with one alphabet on each tile. Take burned candle, bring crayon near the flame. Touch melted crayon on the tile on surrounding area of the alphabet. Use many colors. Fill the whole tile with melted crayon dots, join four tiles and your valentine gift is ready.
Make crayon gifts by wrapping four to five crayons with modeling clay. Tie ribbon and give as a gift.
You can make picture frame with crayons. Stick crayons on the boundary or edges of a picture frame. Shape the crayons by cutting them. Cover the whole frame with crayons.
Make crayon chandelier by making disks of various shapes by pressing crayons between wax paper and applying heat with an iron. Thread wire in the discs. Know together rows of discs on clay pot and hang like a chandelier.