Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Recycled Crayon Valentines + Printable

Ever wonder what to do with all those broken & half used crayons? Recycle them into fun shapes for a sugar free Valentine gift!

What you'll need:
Heart shaped baking pan
3" bags (purchased from Michaels)
Bag Toppers

Let's get started!

Set your oven to 200 degrees. Remove the paper wrappings and break up the crayons. Add them to the  molds and place in oven for 8-10 minutes.
Once all the crayons have melted, you'll get something like this. Next throw the mold in the freezer for a few minutes so the crayons can harden faster.

Pop them out of the mold & you've got yourself some super cute new crayons!

Blank versions of the bag toppers are available HERE!
Just print & have your little one sign their name. Add a couple crayons to the bag & attach the toppers. Easy peasy!

A great Valentine treat without any sugar involved!

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  1. Those are so great! I may do this for my kindergarten kids with all the broken crayons in our room. :-)

  2. very cute! I bet kids love them!
    Thanks for linking up to this week's Catch a Glimpse Party. I'll be featuring this tomorrow. :)

  3. Now all I need is a heart shaped tray! :)

  4. What a fantastic idea. I just bought a heart shaped tray and this would be such a fun idea. Thanks for sharing on the weekend re-Treat link party. Pinned!

    Britni @ Play. Party. Pin.

  5. I love these! Just pinned to my Valentines board. My kids would have a blast with these. Thanks for linking up to the Lovely Ladies link party this week and sharing with us.
    :) Molly from Just a Little Creativity

  6. Fun! And I have to tell you...your little helper is the cutest!

  7. maybe you could solve my wondering... after i bake crayons in the pan,
    can the pan be used to baking food?


    1. I wouldn't suggest using it for food. My pan had a waxy residue that wouldn't go away no matter how much I scrubbed it.