Melted Crayon Christmas Decorations

Melted Crayon Christmas Decorations

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Melted Crayon Christmas Decorations

Recently we made these pretty Christmas baubles using sharpies, a laminator and this free printable. We had some templates left over and a lovely box of bright crayons to use, so we decided to experiment with them. This is how we ended up with Melted Crayon Christmas Decorations!

Melted Crayon Christmas Decorations

You will need:

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To make the decorations:

  1. Print and cut out the printable Christmas decorations (including cutting out the centre circle). Older children can do this on their own, younger children will need help.
  2. Dab a little bit of glue on the back of each Christmas bauble and stick it inside an open laminating sheet. The glue is optional – it just helps to keep the templates in place while you are working on them.
  3. Use the grater to create small flakes of crayon.
  4. Sprinkle a small amount of crayon inside each bauble template. Be careful not to over fill as the crayon may leak out into the laminator (see the template filled with pink, purple and orange on the bottom right of the photo above? That’s too much crayon… I speak from experience – eeek!).
  5. Close and laminate the sheet then cut out each bauble.
  6. Punch a hole in top of each bauble and thread with the ribbon

These Melted Christmas Christmas Decorations can also be used to make cute gift tags for family and friends.

Why not try making these cute Christmas Baubles too?

Kid-made Christmas Baubles {guest post from Octavia and Vicky}

Which Christmas traditions have you been enjoying this festive season?

*Thanks to Micador for sending us a free set of oil pastels to try out. I was not paid to write about Micador products.

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9 Comments

  1. what a great idea and i love the use of the microplane!

  2. Lovely idea, they worked out very nicely. I will put it on my “will do one day list” just have to wait till the kids stop eating crayons.thank you for sharing

  3. I don’t understand. At what point do you melt the crayon?

  4. Did this in class today and had a ball. A bit of trial & error with the amount of crayon to use, but was all part of the fun.
    THANKS!!!

  5. Do you use one bauble? So is the other side just white? Or do you use two so they are back to back so they both have the outline?

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