2. Put the cup in the microwave for 3 1/2 to 5 minutes on high. Watch to see when they melt. Not all of them need to be totally melted.
3. Take out the cup and let them cool for at least 10 minutes.
4. Peel back the paper carefully and remove the crayon.
5. Let cool about 5 minutes longer.
More projects for crayons:
2. Make a whole body poster. Cut up some grocery bags and tape them together. Lay your child on the bag and trace around them. Then color in clothes, hair, body parts, etc. together.
3. Make blob drawings and color them in. Make squiggly lines all around the paper. Then color in the spaces with different colors.
4. Rubbings use crayons to make impression pictures. Put a piece of paper over a textured surface or a flat object like a leaf. Rub the crayon back and forth. This works well with your multi-colored crayon. Find all kinds of surfaces that make nice pictures.
5. Scratch board pictures start with a paper covered with bright colors. Then color over the paper with a layer of black crayon. Use a dull pencil to scratch out a picture from the black surface.
6. Half pictures are easy to draw. Find an interesting picture of a person in a magazine. Cut it in half. Then draw in the other half with crayon.
7. Blend your colors to make a color wheel. Answer these questions.
What do you get when you blend... Yellow and Red, Red and Blue,
Blue and Yellow?
8. Warm colors include red, yellow and orange. Cool colors include blue, green and purple. Draw a scene that represents a warm or cool mood.
9. Make a stencil of a shape (like a heart). Draw lines like rays of the sun off the stencil. Lift the stencil to see your design.