After school today my kids made sparkly pictures with old broken down crayons and a bit of glitter. I had my doubts the glitter would shimmer on paper but tried it anyways and was very impressed with the results.
Step 1: We peeled the Crayola crayon wrappers off by soaking them in hot water for a few minutes. This method removed the paper instantly.
Step 2: The crayons were colour sorted into a designated wax only muffin tin and melted in the oven at 275 degrees for 15 minutes.
Step 3: We scooped the melted crayons into soap molds, added a tsp. of glitter and a gave it a quick stir.
After 15 minutes the new glittery crayons were cool enough to colour a picture.
The glitter blended inside the crayons add a lot of fun to the drawings.
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