Crayola: Who Invented The Crayon?
America Comes Alive The Inventors of Crayons: Binney & Smith
Kids Discover: How Colored Crayons for Kids Were Invented
Idea Finder: Crayon – Information about the history of crayons.
Wikipedia: Crayon – History of, list of American crayon makers, and artists.
Instructables: DIY Beeswax Candles
Nourishing Joy: How To Make Crayons – Uses carnauba wax.
Mommypotamus: How To Make Crayons With Food Grade Ingredients – Offers recipes that use natural ingredients such as sage, cocoa powder, annatto, and turmeric to color the wax mixture.
Daily Mom: Homemade Natural Wax Crayon – This recipes calls for soap, soy wax flakes, and beeswax in its base.
HGTV: Kids’ Craft: How to Make Recycled Crayons – A quick and easy way to revitalize old, broken crayons.
Fran’s World of Discovery: Solar Experiments – Scroll down to learn how to refresh crayons with the help of the sun! This method does not let off a smell the way other cooking methods do.
Hands-on As We Grow: What To Do With Crayons: 35 Uses for Crayons – Some of the ideas include: Crayon Etching, pointillism art, rubbings, sandpaper art and others.
A Mom With A Lesson Plan: 14 Super Cool Things to do with Crayons – Crayon stained glass, canvas art, DIY glue-stick crayons, and more.
Make and Takes: 27 New Uses for Old Broken Crayons – Crayon carvings, lip balm, candles, sun catchers, and more.
YouTube: Crayon Playlist – How crayons are made and some activity ideas.
Fran’s World of Discovery: Geometric Designs – Make your own unique coloring pages!
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