What is My First Crayola?

At Crayola, we love providing tools for artists of all ages, which is why we created My First Crayola. My First Crayola offers uniquely designed tools and activities for toddlers’ little hands to spark their first creative experiences.

What ages can use My First Crayola? 

My First Crayola art supplies and creative activities are designed specifically for children ages 12+ months. They are just the right tools for every stage of your child’s creative development, exploration and expression.

Are these products safe?

We love creativity, but value safety above all else! All of our products, including our My First Crayola collection are nontoxic.

Are these products washable? 

Yes they are, so moms and dads can relax while their little artist unleashes their creativity.

What My First Crayola products are available? 

You can find all of our My First Crayola products by https://​www​.cray​ola​.ca/shop”>clicking here. Scroll through our collection and stock up on supplies to fuel your little artist’s growing creativity!

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We do not currently offer a program for recycling broken crayons sent to us by consumers. Because our #1 goal is to provide safe, high quality Crayola products, our raw materials must adhere to high standards and pass strict screening tests. Unfortunately, we would not be able to introduce recycled” crayon wax into our mixtures, and still be able to guarantee the safety and performance of Crayola crayons. For information about crafts involving the use of melted crayons, please visit http://www.crayola.com/things-to-do/how-to-landing/melted-crayons.aspx”>http://www.crayola.com/things-to-do/how-to-landing/melted-crayons.aspx. To learn about Crayola’s recycling efforts and how we work to keep the environment green, go to http://www.crayola.com/about-us/green-initiatives.aspx”>green initiative.
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1990 — For the first time in Crayola history eight colours were retired and placed in the Crayola Hall of Fame: maize, lemon yellow, blue gray, raw umber, green blue, orange red, orange yellow, and violet blue. Eight new colours were added: vivid tangerine, jungle green, cerulean, fuchsia, dandelion, teal blue, royal purple, and wild strawberry.

2003 — As part of our centennial celebration, the colours blizzard blue, magic mint, mulberry, and teal blue were retired. Four new colours were introduced for the next century: inchworm, mango tango, wild blue yonder, and jazzberry jam; Consumers voted to Save the Shade” and saved burnt sienna from retirement. 

March 31, 2017 — In celebration of National Crayon Day, we announced that Dandelion would be retiring. To celebrate, we sent Dandelion on a retirement tour to all of his favourite places. His replacement was announced on May 5, 2017. For more details on our new blue, click here.

We currently manufacture 120 different Crayola Crayon colours, not including specialty colours. Check out our Explore Colours section at Cray​ola​.com to see them all!

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