If you have kiddos that love Darth Vader and love making crafts, then I have the perfect idea for you. This Darth Vader Homemade Crayons craft is so much fun and I’m sure anyone who makes this craft will love the outcome.
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Darth Vader Homemade Crayons
This Homemade Crayons Craft is so cool and easy to make. The craft only uses a few set materials to make the crayons. All you need is crayons, a mold, and a cookie sheet. The overall craft won’t take more than 15 minutes, so it’s perfect as a last-minute craft for the day or something to keep the kids busy for a bit.
- Crayons-You will need a 24 pack of crayons.
- Darth Vader Mold– You will be needing a Darth Vader Silicone Mold.
- Cookie Sheet- You will need to make sure to get a sturdy sheet.
How to Recycle Old Crayons Into New Ones
Begin by taking all the wrappers off each of the crayons.
Next, separate and match up colors.
Use your hands to break the crayons, this will help with fitting inside the mold.
Add the pieces into the molds.
Now, set the oven to 325 degrees.
Bring over the cookie sheet and arrange the molds on top.
Place the molds into the oven for 10-12 minutes. Use a toothpick to make sure there are no lumps in the mold from any crayons.
Remove the sheet from the oven and set it aside for the molds to cool thoroughly before taking them out.
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Can you melt crayons in muffin tins instead?
Yes, you can melt crayons in a muffin tin. But, for this craft, you will be making Darth Vader Crayons. The only way to do it is by using Darth Vader Shaped molds. Using a muffin tin will great circular crayons, which are great too.
How to Store Homemade Crayons?
You will want to start off by wrapping the crayons in plastic wrap. This method is a simple method. However, you can place it into a Ziploc bag or container to keep any fly-away pieces from going all over the place.
How to melt crayons in the oven with cookie cutters?
Start off by breaking up the crayons. Then, you will add all the broken pieces to the cookie cutters. Place the cookie cutters into the preheated oven and melt for the time instructed.
How to Clean up the Mold When Making Homemade Crayons?
The easiest way to clean the molds is by using dish soap. Make sure to clean the mold really well. Then, after you have washed them, dry them with a towel.
Tips on How to Peel Crayons Fast
Some crayons do not use glue to keep them tight to the crayons, so they may pull off pretty easily. If not, then place the crayons in hot water to soak for a few minutes. When they have soaked well, remove the wrappers with your fingers.
Can I Melt Crayons in the Microwave?
Yes, you can melt in the microwave. Remove the wrappers and sort them into separate small heat-safe bowls and break them up with fingers. Place in the microwave and once melted, pour into the molds.
How to Melt Crayons in the Instant Pot?
Yes, you will need to do the same process of sorting and breaking up the crayons. Then, place the crayons in the trivet to melt. When the crayons are melted, pour into the mold.
If you have kiddos that love Darth Vader and love making crafts, then I have the perfect idea for you. This Darth Vader Homemade Crayons craft is so much fun and I'm sure anyone who makes this craft will love the outcome.
- 24 pack of crayons
- Darth Vader Silicone Mold
- Sturdy Cookie Sheet
- Peel the wrappers off all of the crayons.
- Sort the crayons by color.
- Break the crayons into small pieces that will fit inside your mold.
- Place broken crayon pieces inside each cavity of your mold.
- Preheat your oven to 325F.
- Place the silicone mold on a sturdy cookie sheet.