Category Archives: Recycling Crayons

Carrot Bags

I found CUTE carrot covered goody bags at Dollar Tree for this year’s Easter crayons. They’re smaller than the sandwich bags that I used last year, yet still big enough to hold six Easter Egg crayons of assorted colors and … Continue reading

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Peel and Chop

It’s time once again to make Easter crayons for the younger foster kids’ baskets. All of the crayons I’ve been given to recycle so far this year have been sorted by color, – My thanks go to helpful Girl Scouts … Continue reading

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2013’s Christmas Crayons

I made all of this year’s Christmas crayons right after I finished the Halloween batch in October. I used the same two sets of Jello Jiggler molds as last year but added plain round blue and orange crayons that I … Continue reading

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Thinking Ahead

I really liked the cute little cellophane goody bags that I used with this year’s Halloween crayons. I had hoped to find something similar marked down after the holiday. And I did – sort of. These Jack o’Lantern Treat Bags … Continue reading

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A Hurried Halloween Project… and Some Free Yarn

Late in September I started making Halloween crayon sets for the foster kids. I figured I had lots of time; I planned to deliver them to the library some time in early October. But then I got an email asking … Continue reading

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A Big Green Bin

I made 86 sets of crayons during last month’s crayon baking frenzy! I’m pretty sure that’s a new record. These are the same Rainbow Crayons that I’ve made before, mostly chunky round ones that I molded in muffin tins with … Continue reading

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Three Bagsful

Three bags of goodies were waiting for me at the library when I recently dropped off some more summer baby blankets. One held eleven pounds of used crayons, already sorted, which I’ll turn into Rainbow Crayons. I must finish a … Continue reading

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