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Crayon Melter Watercolor Resist

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Crayon Melter Watercolor Resist
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Create frosty DIY wall art with this easy winter craft! Use the Crayola Crayon Melter and White Crayons to make a crayon resist, then paint over with Watercolors.

Craft by CIY Staff

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CRAYON MELTER WATERCOLOR RESIST CRAFT KIT: Features Crayon Melter with Accessories, 12 White Crayons, 16 Washable Watercolors with Paint Brush, and 5 Washable Glitter Glue Tubes.

Craft Kit supplies pictured above. Additional supplies may be needed.

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Steps:

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Crayon Melter Watercolor Resist_Step 01

1 Break crayons into smaller pieces.

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2 Load 2–3 crayon pieces into top of Crayon Melter unit.

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3 Ask an adult to plug Crayon Melter into a power source. When red light on Crayon Melter turns green, the crayons have melted and unit is ready.

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Crayon Melter Watercolor Resist_Step 04

4 Hold Crayon Melter unit upright and draw snow-covered trees on cardstock.

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5 When color begins to run out, add more crayons to Crayon Melter and wait approximately 1 minute for new crayons to melt.

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Crayon Melter Watercolor Resist_Step 06

6 Repeat steps 4–5 until design is complete. Cool for 5 minutes.

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7 Paint a colorful sky on cardstock with watercolors.

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Crayon Melter Watercolor Resist_Step 08

8 Accent trees with glitter glue. Dry 3–4 hours.

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Crayon Melter Watercolor Resist_Step 09

9 Frame your winter scene & display on a gallery wall!

CIY Staff Tips:

  • This project uses our Crayola Crayon Melter. Adult supervision required.

  • For additional tips and tricks on how to use the Crayon Melter, reference the included instruction sheet.

  • If using wrapped crayons, use the label cutter included with the Crayon Melter to unwrap.

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