Melted Crayon Wall Art Craft for Kids

With the help of an adult, this craft for kids is fun, colorful and will have kids buzzing with interest.


A great way to not only make a bright fun background for your first day of school party, but to also inspire a discussion about solids and liquids is to create a fabulous art piece with melted crayons!

What makes this craft idea so great is that while they'll enjoy the project, the kids will learn about the difference between a liquid and a solid (a mini science lesson) as well as how to sort by color.

If you've got young child learning the colors of the rainbow, this is a fantastic way to teach them!

When they're finished crafting, your kiddies will be so proud to hang their work of art in their room.

Supplies

A large stretched canvas or a large piece of white paper adhered to a board
1-2 packs of 64 crayons
Hot glue gun
Blow dryer

Directions

Step 1: Pour out your crayons and sort by color.

Step 2: Arrange your crayons in your desired order on your canvas or mounted paper.

Step 3: Hot glue each crayon to your surface.

Step 4: Tilt the surface, turn on your blow dryer and let it hover over the crayons so that they melt. While the crayons are melting it is a perfect opportunity to discuss how some solids like crayons or ice turn to liquid when heated. So much fun!

 

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