Heart shaped crayons look super fancy but are very easy and simple to make! These D.I.Y. heart crayons are perfect for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, or any other occasion to show that special someone how much you care. These creative crayons are sure to impress kids and adults alike!
The technique to make shaped crayons is simple and can be used with any shaped silicone mold. This is also great for special themed birthday parties! The blend of crayon color tones will form unique and eye-catching designs, which everyone will love. Let me show you how easy these heart shaped crayons are to make.
Here’s what you’ll need to get started:
Crayons (old or new)
Heart Shaped Silicone Mold
Optional FREE Valentine’s Day Printable
Step 1: Gather Crayons & Peel Wrappers
For starters, you do not need to buy new crayons, any crayons that you have at home will do. Just gather all your crayons and start peeling the wrappers. You can use a blend of different colors, or pick and choose your favorites – it’s up to you.
Step 2: Break Crayons
Break the crayons into smaller pieces.
Step 3: Fill the molds
Fill every heart in the silicone mold with broken crayons. The amount of crayons that you need per mold will vary based on the size of the mold, as well as the thickness of the crayon you desire.
Singapore Super Shopping Tip: You can purchase different shaped silicone molds from Spotlight, Mold Mart, Phoon Huat or Amazon.
Step 4: Into The Oven!
Bake it in the oven for 15-20 minutes at 250 Fº (120 Cº) until crayons are entirely melted.
Step 5: Cool it!
Remove the silicone mold from the oven and allow it to cool and harden fully before removing the heart shape crayon.
Once it has cooled, carefully remove the crayon from the mold.
Step 6: Share
Your heart shaped crayons are now ready to share with that special someone! Click here for a FREE Valentine’s Day printable for your kids to use at school to share with their classmates.
In addition to Valentine’s Day, custom shaped crayons are a nice handmade gift for all kinds of occasions and also make a great goodie bag gift for Birthday parties.
Happy Molding and Coloring!