Crayon Recycling Dinosaur Craft Preschoolers Will Love!
Today I am so excited to share this simple and easy way to recycle old crayons. Crayon recycling is a fun activity and this D is for Dinosaur Craft idea will make a great afternoon of fun for the little ones. It can also double up as a dinosaur party gift idea!
So what are you waiting for? Let’s move on and show you how to make these super fun and cute DIY Dinosaur crayons.
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Supplies Needed For This Crayon Recycling Project
How To Recycle Crayons Dinosaur Style
Step One: Heating The Other Before Melting Crayons
Preheat your oven to 275 degrees.
Step Two: Breaking Up Your Crayons
Unwrap your broken crayola crayons and break each one into little pieces.
Recycle Old Crayons In A Mold
Place the crayon pieces into each mold.
Mix and match the colors or make them solid.
Crayon recycling can be a creative and fun process and so you can make multicolored crayons or solid colored recycled crayons.
Place The Dinosaur Mold Onto Baking Tray
Put your dinosaur mold onto a baking sheet and place in the oven for 7-8 minutes or until the crayons have melted.
Remove Recycled Crayons From The Oven
Remove the recycled crayons from the oven and let cool until they are completely solid.
Remove the crayons with care by popping the recycled crayons out of the dinosaur mold.
Your DIY Recycled Crayons are Ready To Use!
Your crayons are now ready to use or to wrap up!
This Recycling crayon craft would make a lovely gift or party favour at a Dinosaur themed party! Don’t ya think?
So what do you think about this fun crayon recycling project?
I think any little boy or girl would love this fun dinosaur project. We sure did!
Why Teach Kids About Recycling?
it is so important to teach children to protect the environment and recycling is one way to do this.
There are so many different things you can recycle, from clothes, bottles and books to materials used in home. In fact you can teach children to recycle by inviting them to bring materials to kindergarten or preschool from the home and then use them to make fun recycled crafts.
Recycling Teaching Activities For Kids
Here are super fun recycling teaching activities you can use in the classroom or at home. Teaching recycling to kindergarten kids, preschoolers and older kids is super important and a great way to teach the importance of not being wasteful.
I hope you love these recycling teaching ideas!
- Recycled Owl crayons
- DIY Wine Cork Butterflies
- Easy Recycled Magazine Basket
- Recycled Crayons Easter Gift
Looking for More Dinosaur Preschool Ideas? Try These!
- DIY Dinosaur Color Match Activity.
- Dinosaur Pom Pom or Playdough Mats
- Dinosaur Sensory Bin For Kids
- The Best Dinosaur Books For Kids
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About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.