We had WAY more broken and unwrapped crayons than I thought. For this entire project, I only used about half of what I ended up with here.
These silicone ice cube trays come in fun shapes and can be found for only $1! I also put foil underneath on the cookie sheet since it was one of my "good" ones. Don't forget to preheat the oven. I used the lowest setting on mine, which was "warm".
Little Miss R just had to peel more wrappers off. It was good help since she really wanted pink crayons.
I used a sharp knife and carefully cut the crayons into very small pieces. I think next time I try slightly larger pieces to see how the finished product looks. They key, either way I think, is to put colors together that can go together. Too many colors = brown crayons. Also, the washable ones leave a white wax on the top of each crayon, so I tried to mix washable with regular.
I tried to heap a pile in each spot, but in the end I could have used even more. They really melt down, so pile it in there!
I checked on these often and left them in the oven until I couldn't see any more un-melted chunks. Once they were all liquid, I SLOWLY put the cookie sheet on cooling rack until they were...