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How To Make Recycled Color Crayons


How To Make Recycled Color Crayons

How To Make Recycled Color Crayons

Recycle your old color crayons into new ones!
Difficulty: Average
Time Required: 30 minutes

Here's How:

  1. Turn oven on to 300 degrees.
  2. Line muffin pan cups with foil.
  3. Spray the foil very lightly with non-stick cooking spray (this is not 100% necessary, but it does make the crayons a bit easier to remove).
  4. Break old crayons into tiny pieces, an inch or less long.
  5. Fill the muffin pan cups with the crayon pieces. Fill each cup with like colors or experiment with mixing colors.
  6. Put the muffin tin in a 300 degree oven, and leave in there until all the crayon pieces are melted.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool.
  8. Once cooled you can pop out your crayons and try them!


  1. This craft should never be tried without adult supervision!
  2. Oven time will vary depending on how many crayons you use.

What You Need

  • Crayons bits
  • Muffin Pan
  • Foil
  • Non-stick Cooking Spray
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