Preschool Project: melting crayons


Electric griddle covered with foil

Paper (we used construction paper & coffee filters, but any paper will work)

Broken crayons

Oven mitt
Paper towels

Add one very excited 4 1/2 year old

1) Heat griddle to "Warm" or the lowest setting.

2) Careful, it's hot! Now draw/scribble/write on the foil with crayons.

3. Using an oven mitt, press paper onto the melted wax.

4. Lift off paper and admire your finished product as it cools.

5. Wipe wax off foil with paper towel, then draw again.


The Balcom Family December 23, 2009 at 7:57 AM  

you never cease to amaze me Sarah!

Mom December 28, 2009 at 12:26 PM  

Do you remember doing that in Kindergarten with me, Sarah?

Sarah December 28, 2009 at 12:31 PM  

@Mom - YES! That's why I decided to do it! I tried to call you to get the specifics on what to do, but it was when you were traveling to Lois'. I didn't want to use your cell phone minutes, so I googled it. I couldn't find good directions with pictures, so I decided to post it here.
So, @ Tara, don't be amazed by me. Inspirational credit goes to my lovely mom :)