Crayon Drip Art for Kids – 7 Surprising Things That You Can Do With Broken Crayons!

by Radost P.

How to make crayon drip art? Which are the funniest craft ideas for broken crayons?

What Is Crayon Drip Art & Funny Activities for Kids That Involve Reusing Broken Crayons!

craft ideas for broken crayons

Kids are always looking for new ways and ideas on how to explore the world around them. Fortunately, there are many interesting things and projects that can be done, by using old broken crayons. So, if you are busy this weekend, suggest these entertaining ideas to your children! They will thank you later.

Crayon Drip Art for Kids – Instructions

crayon drip art project


Remove the paper casing from the broken crayons. Next, stick them around the top side of your canvas. You can also use glue for this purpose. Draw or print off a picture of your choice onto a piece of paper. Cut the picture carefully and stick it onto the canvas with glue, while ensuring that there are no gaps left. Use your hair dryer and start heating the crayons until you like the dripping patterns!

Easter Eggs Idea

easter eggs with melted crayons

Grate the broken crayons, while mixing different shades of color. When the eggs are finally boiled, start drawing directly onto them (the crayons will start melting due to the high temperature). Create designs, according to your preferences. 

Read also: DIY crayon wreath ideas!

Crayon Stained Glass Window

crayon stained glass window

Another option for kids is to create stained-glass windows, by using broken crayon bits. For this project, you will need acrylic picture frames, wax paper, iron, scissors, a glue, clothespins, and a bottle of craft paint. 

Melted Crayon Pumpkin

melted crayon pumpkin

You will need a pumpkin, tacky glue, crayons, and a hair dryer. Firstly, cut the crayons in halves and glue the pieces to the pumpkin, using a glue. After it has dried, use your hair dryer in order to melt the crayons.

DIY Crayon Candles

diy colorful crayon candles

For these beautiful crayon candles, you should have available wax, popsicle sticks, paper cups, microwave, glass votive, and broken crayons! 

Finger Painting Activity

crayon finger painting activity

Kids absolutely love activities that inspire their creative side, since they give them freedom. One such activity is painting with fingers! Fortunately, this is an achievable goal with broken crayons that you thought of throwing away!

Read also: Funny activities to keep kids busy at home!

Decorate Ornaments for Holidays

crayon melted ornaments for christmas

This is the perfect Christmas craft for kids, since it takes no more than about 20 minutes. Here are the things that you could help your kid with: a piece of paper, clear glass ornaments, a hair dryer, and crayons. Keep in mind that you can’t use ornaments made of plastic, as the result won’t be the same.

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