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Melted Crayon Hearts Valentine Craft

Submitted by on January 24, 2018 – 6:58 am5 Comments

Melted Crayon Hearts

Fun Valentine’s Day Craft for Kids!

Try this simple melted crayon hearts project with your kids. It is a good use of broken crayons and a fun way to teach kids about re-purposing items. This craft also works great as a “non-candy” Valentine’s Day gift for your child’s classmates. The hardest part about this project is peeling the paper off the crayons. 

 

Melted Crayon Hearts - Supplies

Supplies needed:

* Crayons (paper free)
*Cutting Board
*Knife
*Silicone Mold (I used heart shapes)

Cut the crayons into small pieces. This step is a great place to have your child fill the mold with the unwrapped crayon pieces.

Melted Crayon Heart in Heart Shaped Mould

Bake in a 250 degree oven for about 10-20 minutes. The “melting time” depends on your oven and to the varying brands of crayon you use. Set the timer for 10 minutes and continued to check it every 5 minutes after that.

CAREFULLY remove tray from the oven (the melted crayon liquid is very hot) Set aside and let completely cool and harden. Pop them out of the molds and turn them over. They are so colorful and fun.

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