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10 genius ways to reuse broken crayons

Right now there are probably many broken crayons scattered around your house. But don't despair. Instead get crafty and turn those broken crayons into something special.

10 genius ways to reuse broken crayons

10 broken crayon crafts

Crayon moulds

Take those broken crayons and turn them into...crayons! 


More instructions here: Today's Parent

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Candle

Melt down crayon pieces into a mason jar. Now you've got a DIY candle that you can customize to match any décor.


More instructions here.

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No-carve pumpkin

Instead of your standard orange pumpkin, find some white ones and melt crayons to create a much more colourful decoration for your porch.


More instructions here.

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Raindrops

Rain, rain, don't go away! This neat DIY turns shaved crayons into a pretty window display. 


More instructions here.

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Playdough

Forget buying playdough, make your own with leftover crayon bits. 


More instructions here.

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Christmas ornaments

Decorate clear ornaments with melted crayons to get this cool marble effect.


More instructions here.

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Floam

Behold floam! If you have a lot of broken crayons in similar colours, chop them up and make the coolest dough around. 


More instructions here.

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Stained glass

For the more adventurous crafter, try creating your own stained glass window with crayon bits.


More instructions here.

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Easter eggs

Another holiday where crayons can shine: Use those broken pieces to make beautiful Easter eggs for the bunny to hide.


More instructions here.

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Finger paint

Tell the kids not to cry over broken crayons because now they can finger paint. 


More instructions here.

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