Witch's Cauldron

Witch Cauldron Craft

Put a spooky spin on crayon melting art! Make a Witch’s Cauldron as part of your bewitching DIY Halloween decorations.




Supplies Needed: Crayola Crayons, Crayola Construction Paper, Crayola Scissors, crayon or pencil sharpener, duct tape, clear tape, No. 2 pencil, wax paper and hair dryer


**This craft includes the use of a hair dryer. Adult assistance required.**

  • 1.

    Unwrap 2–6 crayons, then use crayon sharpener to create shavings.

  • 2.

    Lay a piece of wax paper on a protected surface. Evenly sprinkle shavings onto wax paper.

  • 3.

    Place a slightly larger piece of wax paper overtop and seal edges with duct tape.

  • 4.

    With the help of an adult, use a hairdryer to melt shavings. Let cool 15 minutes.

  • 5.

    Draw outline of a cauldron on construction paper, plus inner circle. Cut out both.

  • 6.

    Place cauldron on wax paper and trace to fit within center of cauldron. Cut out.

  • 7.

    Attach wax paper to back of cauldron with clear tape and flip over.

  • 8.

    Hang in a window and let the light shine through this Halloween decoration!