Crayon Rock Paperweights

2 Jun

My son and I have a ton of fun doing these today.  We kept going outside for more rocks.  And it is easy and cheap.
Supplies: Clean rocks (soap, water, scrub brush)
Crayons with paper removed
baking pan lined with foil
350 degree oven
felt pieces

Heat rocks in oven for 15 minutes.  Remove one rock per person, leave the rest in the oven to stay hot.  We worked on thick pile of newspapers.  All you have to do is hold the crayon on the rock and let it melt.  metallic crayons add a little sparkle if you have some.  Just be careful rocks stay hot a long time and you can get burned. (this is not for small children)  When rocks have cooled add a small piece of felt to the bottom with a glue gun. (helps protect surfaces)


2 Responses to “Crayon Rock Paperweights”


  1. Playing with Rocks « Marla's Art Page Blog - September 14, 2012

    […] pencils.Or check out the rock crafts at Martha Stewart’s website.This is one that I have posted before and it is so much fun.  You heat the rocks in the oven and melt crayons on top. These sculptures by […]

  2. Summer Fun | Marla's Art Page Blog - May 22, 2013

    […] If this is not for your child you might like the crayons melted on a hot rock.  Check that out here.A great rainy day project with a few simple supplies from Artisan Des Art.  Hands On As We Grow […]

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