Melted Crayon Ornaments
Create melted crayon art in the form of DIY ornaments. Melted crayon shavings and a few other supplies turn mason jar lids into homemade holiday decorations!
1 Unwrap 2–6 crayons, then use crayon sharpener to create shavings.
2 Lay a piece of wax paper on a protected surface. Evenly sprinkle the shavings onto the wax paper.
3 Place a slightly larger piece of wax paper over the shavings and seal the edges with duct tape.
4 With the help of an adult, use a hairdryer to melt the shavings. Let cool 15 minutes.
5 Loop string through mason jar lids, then tie to create the ornament hangers.
6 Use mason jar lid to measure and trace a circle on the wax paper.
7 Cut out the circles with scissors and trim to fit, if needed.
8 Carefully press the circles into the open top of mason jar lid.
9 Hang on your tree or around the house!
CIY Staff Tips:
- This craft includes the use of a hair dryer. Adult assistance required.
- A pencil sharpener will work if you don’t have a crayon sharpener on hand.
- Want more DIY ornaments and festive craft ideas? Browse all our Christmas and holiday crafts.