Cookout Collage

Cookout Collage craft

Remember summer holiday picnics with a creative collage! This one features corrugated cardboard and melted crayon.

  • 1.

    There is something yummy about a cookout. Food seems to taste better when it's been cooked over an open fire. Mealtime seems more relaxed and families enjoy each other's company. Why do suppose this is? Summer holidays, such as independence days and birthdays, are great times for cookouts!

  • 2.

    Using Crayola® Colored Pencils on construction paper, draw a cookout with your family.

  • 3.

    To make a picnic table and tree trunks, cut corrugated cardboard with Crayola Scissors. Glue them on with Crayola School Glue.

  • 4.

    For summery greenery, take the paper wrappers off of green and brown crayons. Break the crayons into pieces by crushing them in a zipper lock food storage bag. Place the pieces between two pieces of wax paper. Choose a safe, flat location in which to iron

  • 5.

    Ask an adult to preheat an iron on cotton with no steam. The adult irons the wax paper to melt the crayon. Cool.

  • 6.

    Cut the melted crayon into shrubs and flowers. Add other collage materials if you like. Glue them on your drawing.

  • 7.

    Add finishing touches to your picnic scene with Crayola MiniStampers.