Personalized Melted Crayon Canvas

Create crayon melted art with this personalized canvas craft. Put your first initial (or your recipient’s!) on this colourful DIY melted crayon project.

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  • Crayola Crayons
  • Canvas
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Painter's Tape
  • Hair Dryer

CIY Staff Tips:

  • This craft uses a hot glue gun and a hair dryer. Adult assistance required.
  • Use a friend or family member’s initial if you’d like to give the canvas art as a gift!


Step 1

Line up crayons of your choice to span the length of the canvas.

Step 2

Ask an adult to attach crayons to canvas with hot glue gun.

Step 3

Create the first letter of your name on the canvas using painter’s tape.

Step 4

In a well-ventilated area, prop canvas up on protected surface. Secure canvas so that it remains in a standing position.

Step 5

With an adult’s help, aim hair dryer downward at crayons.

Step 6

Move slowly back and forth until crayons are melted in a dripping pattern, covering painter’s tape. Let cool 15 minutes.

Step 7

Carefully peel off painter’s tape to reveal letter resist.

Step 8

Display your colourful melted crayon art!

  • Occasion:

    • National Crayon Day,

    • Décor & Accessories,

    • Rainy Day Crafts

  • Age:

    • 8+,

    • Tween+,

    • Adult

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