Melted Crayon Heart Garland

CIY Heart Garland

Display colourful decorations for Valentine's Day by creating garland made with melted crayon shavings!

Materials List

Crayola Supplies Needed: Crayola Crayons, Crayola Glitter Glue, Crayola Scissors, and a pencil or crayon sharpener.
Additional Supplies Needed: Wax paper, Tape, Hair dryer (Adult supervision required), Hole punch, String, Wooden dowel or branch, and Clothespins.

  • 1.

    Unwrap the crayons you want to use to make your raindrops. Experiment with shades of pink and red!

  • 2.

    Sharpen crayons into small shavings using a pencil sharpener.

  • 3.

    Protect your surface. Then, sprinkle the shavings onto a piece of wax paper. Be sure to blend the coloured shavings!

  • 4.

    Place another piece of wax paper over the top of your crayon shavings. Tape down the edges. Make sure to remove as many air bubbles as possible.

  • 5.

    With adult supervision, use a hair dryer to melt the shavings until they form a colourful melted surface.

  • 6.

    Wait for your melted crayons to cool before cutting heart shapes into your melted crayon and wax paper. Accent with Glitter Glue.

  • 7.

    Use a hole punch to create the hole for the string.