Baking Alphabet Crayons

Okay.  This is an oldie but a goodie with a bit of a twist.

Recycled crayons?

Been there, done that?

How about recycled ALPHABET crayons?

(Hey, even if you done this too, how about leaving me a little comment love commending my effort, eh?)

Parker’s working on the letters A and B. I’m working on the most ways I can mix the objective up. Cause the more ways a kid can identify an objective, the better.

I started with:

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Old crayons, their labels removed, chopped up and placed into a silicone mold.

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Put the crayon filled mold on a cookie sheet and place the cookie sheet in a 350 degree oven.

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I set my timer on 8 minutes. But it actually took closer to 12 to get everything melted down well.

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Here the best tip I can give you: Odds are great that you will need to add a few more pieces of crayon during the process in order to get the thickness of crayon you are dreaming of. Have those on hand and ready to go. Or you could over fill your molds a bit.

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I let these cool overnight. If you are using metal molds you may want to let them cool and then place them in the freezer for a few minutes to help them pop out easier.

Enjoy!

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