Level: ECE, Primary
Grades: PreK - Gr. 2 | Age: 2 - 8 yrs | Written by: Shelly
[Shelly is a kindergarten teacher from Cool Spring Elementary in Hyattsville, Maryland]
Kids can make cool suncatchers using old crayons.
What You Need:
What You Do:
- old crayons (make sure they are wax crayons)
- wax paper
- construction paper
- cheese grater or knife (and adult assistance)
- egg template (optional)
- Give the children a square of wax paper.
- Have the children sprinkle the middle of the wax paper with crayon shavings made with a knife or cheese grater (and adult assistance).
- Place another square of wax paper on top.
- Place construction on top of the wax paper.
- With ADULT assistance, run a warm iron over the construction paper, to melt the crayon.
- After it has cooled, have the children trace the egg template onto the wax design. Then they may cut it out.
- Hang the crayon eggs in the window as suncatchers.
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