How to Make Homemade Crayons

Recycle old broken crayons and turn them into fun shaped crayons at home by following our simple instructions. Homemade crayons make a fun gift idea for toddlers and preschoolers, as well as older kids. Today we are sharing some rainbow bunny themed crayons which are perfect for Easter time.

How to make shape crayons at home. Follow these easy instructions to recycle broken crayons into fun shaped crayons. A simple DIY and fun gift idea for toddlers and preschoolers as well as older kids. 'Knuffle Bunny' book activity idea.

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This weeks story for the virtual book club for kids is 'Knuffle Bunny' by Mo Willems. These homemade crayons would be fun to make after reading the story. For more bunny themed activity ideas and a video of the story scroll down. 



You will need:



  • Candy Mold (we used a bunny mold)
  • Broken Crayons

How to make shape crayons at home. Follow these easy instructions to recycle broken crayons into fun shaped crayons. A simple DIY and fun gift idea for toddlers and preschoolers as well as older kids. 'Knuffle Bunny' book activity idea.




How to make crayons




1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees.

2. Peel the paper off the crayons and make sure they are broken into very small pieces.


How to make shape crayons at home. Follow these easy instructions to recycle broken crayons into fun shaped crayons. A simple DIY and fun gift idea for toddlers and preschoolers as well as older kids. 'Knuffle Bunny' book activity idea.

3. Fill each bunny mold with different colours, or your own colour choices.


How to make shape crayons at home. Follow these easy instructions to recycle broken crayons into fun shaped crayons. A simple DIY and fun gift idea for toddlers and preschoolers as well as older kids. 'Knuffle Bunny' book activity idea.


4. Bake in the oven for 5-7 minutes until the crayons are completely melted.


How to make homemade crayons. Follow these easy instructions to recycle broken crayons into fun shaped crayons. A simple DIY and fun gift idea for toddlers and preschoolers as well as older kids. 'Knuffle Bunny' book activity idea.


5. Remove from oven and let cool completely and pop out of moods.


How to make homemade crayons. Follow these easy instructions to recycle broken crayons into fun shaped crayons. A simple DIY and fun gift idea for toddlers and preschoolers as well as older kids. 'Knuffle Bunny' book activity idea.


6. Colour Away!

How to make homemade crayons. Follow these easy instructions to recycle broken crayons into fun shaped crayons. A simple DIY and fun gift idea for toddlers and preschoolers as well as older kids. 'Knuffle Bunny' book activity idea.

How to make homemade crayons. Follow these easy instructions to recycle broken crayons into fun shaped crayons. A simple DIY and fun gift idea for toddlers and preschoolers as well as older kids. 'Knuffle Bunny' book activity idea.

Experiment with different crayon colour combinations and try using different moulds. This is such a fun way of using up old crayons.

How to make homemade crayons. Follow these easy instructions to recycle broken crayons into fun shaped crayons. A simple DIY and fun gift idea for toddlers and preschoolers as well as older kids. 'Knuffle Bunny' book activity idea.


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For more fun bunny activities to go with 'Knuffle Bunny' by Mo Willems click on the links below:


Sidewalk Chalk Bunny Alphabet Game – The Educators’ Spin On ItShredded Paper Bunny Craft – Artsy MommaHopping Bunnies | A Measurement Activity for Kids – Inspiration Laboratories
Knuffle Bunny Color Exploration Activity
Bunny Hop number line - Teach Beside Me
Bunny Color Hop for Toddlers and Preschoolers- Toddler Approved
Eraser Stamped Bunnies – Mama Smiles




 

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