10 Fun Ways to Recycle Old Crayons




Take those broken crayons and turn them into something new. This recycling activity for kids is super fun and colourful!


Recycled Heart Crayons
These crayon pieces are melted in a silicon ice tray. Kids love being a part of this process because they can mix & match colours to create their own, little works of art! Get instructions from Vickie Howell.


Alphabet Crayons
These alphabet crayons were made for ​an 'arts and crafts party' for a 3 year old. Each child received their own set of personalized crayons spelling out their own name as a party favour. Get instructions from Thrifty Fun.


Rainbow Crayon Candles
This is a simple project that the kids can help with that looks great and smells even better! Get instructions from Gotta Love DIY.


DIY Rainbow Crayons
These handmade rainbow crayons are a fabulous and easy craft to make that your kids will love! Get instructions from Momtastic.


Crayon Playdough
You will need just a few ingredients to make play dough using old crayons. The other ingredients are probably in your kitchen cupboards right now! Get instructions from The OT Toolbox.


Recycled Chunky Crayons
Make these fun and fancy recycled crayons in any muffin tin. Get instructions from Make and Takes.


Christmas Crayon Molds
Your children are going to “ooh and aah” when they see the transformation of a pile of broken crayons and what it turns into. Use any molds! Get instructions from The Kindergarten Connection.


Easter Egg Crayons
These Easter egg crayons would be fun for the kids to use on their next colouring project. Better yet, they would be GREAT as party favours at the kids’ next Easter party. Get instructions from Crafts by Courtney.


DIY Star Crayons
Make it a fun family craft and recycling activity by making these new star crayons. Get instructions from Digi Crumbs.


Recycle Crayons
Making recycled crayons is a fun, easy project to do with kids. You can also use the recycled crayons for fun party favours or small gifts. Use any shape! Get instructions from Good Life Eats.

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