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The quickest, easiest, mess free way to make rainbow crayons!!
These rainbow crayons are so easy and fun to make ~ And kids just love them! This project is basically free, depending on what you have around the house. The best part is that you won't have to ruin your good muffin pans in the process :-)

Posted by Jennie K. from Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, United States • Published
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  • How to make a crayons. Dixie Cup Rainbow Crayons - Step 1
    Step 1

    Lay the paper towel down on your cutting board. Using the butter knife, cut the crayons into 1/4 inch pieces.

  • How to make a crayons. Dixie Cup Rainbow Crayons - Step 2
    Step 2

    Divide the crayon pieces up evenly between the Dixie cups. Fill each cup about 1 inch full.

  • How to make a crayons. Dixie Cup Rainbow Crayons - Step 3
    Step 3

    Heat at 250 degrees for 10 - 15 minutes. I used my toaster oven and checked on them about every 5 minutes or so.

  • How to make a crayons. Dixie Cup Rainbow Crayons - Step 4
    Step 4

    When the crayons are completely melted, carefully transfer the cups to your cutting board to cool. This will take about 10 to 15 minutes. Or you can put them in the refrigerator to cool even quicker.

  • How to make a crayons. Dixie Cup Rainbow Crayons - Step 5
    Step 5

    When the crayon has completely hardened, just tear the cup to remove it.

  • How to make a crayons. Dixie Cup Rainbow Crayons - Step 6
    Step 6

    * I did have to use the butter knife to pop the bottom off. But once I broke the seal, it was a cinch :-)

  • How to make a crayons. Dixie Cup Rainbow Crayons - Step 7
    Step 7

    TA DA! Beautiful rainbow crayons in under an hour. ~ ENJOY ~

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