Crayon fun

Crayons can be a pretty versatile art and create an educational activity. More than just a medium for colouring on paper, there are a lot of crayon fun projects you can do at home. Here are some samples of crayon fun you can have with kids of different age groups. Supervising children during these exercises is advised.

Wax Crayon Etching

One of the more magical ways for young artists to experiment with wax crayons is to create their own etching canvas. This crayon project is popular for all age groups. Children can be as creative as they want to be by filling the first layer of colour with different...

Leaf Rubbing with Crayons

Crayon rubbing is the perfect indoor art activity for autumn or even early winter. Make a day of picking out fallen leaves of different shapes and sizes. Younger kids would appreciate the adventure of just finding leaves while older ones can make a day of it...

Crying Crayons

This is one of the most popular ways to have fun with crayons that we’ve seen online. The crying effect is made by melting the crayons with a hair dryer. Most of the activity will be in deciding what colours to use for melting. What You Need: A canvas or a thick piece...

Crayon Candles

Did you know? In an emergency you can light up wax crayons and can provide you with a bit of light for about 30 minutes? Yes, crayons are made of wax and can be turned into candles! Here’s a great way to make it even more artistic and good enough to display at...

Crayon Sun Catchers

Want to hang some colourful shapes near the window? This is another fun crayon project you can work on requiring just a few materials that you might already have in your home. These sun catchers look like slightly translucent stained glass. What You Need: Scissors...

Stress Bottle with Crayon Shavings

Stress bottles is a great crayon project for helping kids relax. This is also a great way to build up their observation skills. Plus, you’re teaching recycling ideas by using old plastic bottles. What You Need: An old plastic bottle Glue Water Manual sharpener Wax...

Handprint Animals

Tracing your child’s handprint is always a fun activity. But did you know you can do more with the trace than just colouring it in? You can actually make fun animal shapes with it! Turkeys, elephants or peacocks are just some examples of this. What You Need: Paper...

Melted Crayon Dot Art

This is a project that can be completed over several hours or days. There’s no need to finish it right away. Using different point sizes is also a good idea to give your artwork some depth — you can do this by alternating between the pointed and the blunt side of the...

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