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31 Melted Crayon Kids Craft Ideas

Try out these crafts for an easy art project for kids!

By: Moriah Meeks, Editor,
Melted Crayon Kids Crafts

Crayon art has been a long-time kid's favorite craft since the coloring tools invention in the early 1900s. Since then, arts and crafts have been centered around coloring and crayon designs. Now, crayons have allowed kids to get creative in even cooler ways when the crayons are melted. These 31 Melted Crayon Kids Craft Ideas will help you and your children explore the inner artist within. From paper craft ideas to suncatchers and luminaries, these are some easy kids art projects that will keep your little ones from having too much time on their hands.

Melted crayon crafts create such beautiful texture and color in artwork. Your kids will love to see how all the colors blend together and see how their artwork has turned out once the wax is dry. Children are naturally creative and coloring craft ideas like this will help build their creativity as they grow older. From kindergarteners to teens, kids of all ages will love these melted crayon craft projects.

Paper Crafts for Kids

Melted Heart Crayon Shavings Card

Paper and crayons are a classic duo for arts and crafts. These paper crafts are all easy craft ideas for the kids, and they can hang up their new artwork in their rooms or up on the fridge to become adorable decorative crafts.

Suncatcher and Luminary Crafts for Kids

Crayon Explosion Lantern

Melted crayon crafts are cool in themselves, but when you add some light in with the mix, the colors illuminate nicely. The kids can make easy suncatcher crafts using their melted crayon techniques. There are even lanterns and luminaries for fun lighting crafts for kids.

Make Your Own Crayons

Homemade Crayon Rocks

Melting crayon crafts don't always have to be on paper. These DIY crayons come in all shapes and sizes and are fun crafts for the kids. They're great recycling craft ideas for those pesky crayon stubs. There are even directions for big box-shaped crayons to make crafting with toddlers much easier.

Melted Crayon Nature Crafts

Melted Crayon Friendship Rocks

Melted crayon crafts with a nature twist will have your kids super excited about craft time because they will get to explore the great outdoors for the materials that they can use for their crafts. Kids love outdoor activities, and there are definitely ways to think outside the canvas when working with melted crayons. They can use items like rocks and seashells to make the coolest nature projects around!

Melted Crayon Holiday Crafts

Melted Crayon Pumpkin

Your little ones can get into the holiday spirit with these fun and exciting holiday crafts for kids. There are crafts ranging from Easter to Halloween to kids Christmas crafts. They will never have a single second to be bored with melted crayons and these fabulous craft ideas.

What are your childhood memories with crayon art?

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