We are talking about solid, liquid, and gas this month in class, and I thought this was the perfect opportunity to make heart crayons and demonstrate how a solid can turn to liquid an back to a solid. I must say, the girls were especially excited to color with these heart crayons and asked me to tell their parents how to make them at home. So this blog post is for all of my wonderful parents. :)
I chopped up crayons and placed them in a heart shaped, silicone muffin pan. I pre-heated the oven to 270 degrees and put the muffin pan in the oven for 10-15 minutes. Once they come out, they are a liquid, but if you let them cool for about 2 hours they become a solid again and you can peel them out and color with them!
Here are some photos...
I cut up crayons and placed them in the silicone muffin pan. I did clump colors together that I thought would melt well together.
Pre-heat oven to 270 degrees and let them melt for 10-15 minutes. Then let them cool for about 2 hours.
Peel them out of the muffin pan.
And you have heart crayons...all you need is paper!