Reusing Broken Crayons

When your kid inevitably breaks crayons, don’t throw them out. Instead, you can melt them down and make one big crayon for your kids to play with.
There are lots of ways to do this, but it gets down to melting the crayons down, pouring the wax into a mold, and letting them harden again for use. How fancy you get with this last step makes all the difference.
For example, Momtastic layered the colors in pill bottles and made rainbow crayons:

Better in Bulk melted the wax in pans and poured them into different molds, making crayons shaped like puzzle pieces and stars:

And Craft Sanity went the easiest route and melted different colored crayons into muffin tins lined with cupcake liners, making these multi-colored crayons:

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