Earth Day: Recycling Crayons using the power of the sun!

My third “guest post” over at WRAL Go Ask Mom was posted last night — Crafty Mom: Recycled Crayons!  Be sure to check it out for the how-to’s of this super easy and fun project. :)

Recycling Crayons Using the Power of the Sun!

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Start here to read the directions.  

Then scroll down here to see some more photos which show the process and products for all the visual learners out there:

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Our “bits” bin of broken crayons

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Empty and clean 4 oz. yogurt cups

 

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Broken bits in the yogurt cups

 

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Yogurt cups with crayons in a pot with glass lid.
We put the pot outside in direct sunlight.
 
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Melted crayon straight from the freezer

 

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recycling crayons
Our 4 new “Earth” crayons!
 
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Have you tried recycling crayons?

 
 
Check out my other Earth Day and recycled materials posts here:
 
 

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