DLTK's Crafts for Kids

stained glass earth

DLTK's Crafts for Kids
Stained Glass Earth Day Craft

Contributed by Leanne Guenther

Recycle your bits of old crayons by turning them into a pretty piece of stained glass for Earth Day.

Use this as a decoration you can hang in your window.  There is an option at the bottom for younger kids, instead of melting crayons.


crayon shavingsInstructions:

Optional - Alternate Method 1:

Thanks Geri for sending this in!
"Have the kids color a picture with crayons.  They can color dark or light - it doesn't matter but the darker sometimes looks better.  They really do look like stained glass pictures, especially if the picture had heavy black lines."

Optional - Alternate Method 2:

Thanks Terri for sending this in!
"I have done for this to make it more suitable for younger kids.  Instead of using wax paper and melting crayons..."


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