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Crayon Fall Leaf

Odds and ends of crayons find a new life when the kids use them to make this beautiful Crayon Fall Leaf. Make a whole series of these colorful fall leaves to hang in your window.


Waxed Paper
Bits of leftover crayons
Warm iron in the hands of an adult
Fishing wire


Print out our leaf pattern or create your own.

Place a piece of wax paper over leaf pattern. Sprinkle crayon shavings (sparingly!) on wax paper following the design on the download.

Place another piece of wax paper on top of shavings and a blank sheet of paper or a cloth over that. Gently press down with a warm iron. Crayon will melt quickly.

Staple wax paper outside of the design area and under the waxed paper and cut out.

I added a line around the edge with a permanent marker for definition but it doesn't adhere to the wax paper very well.

String up in the window with a piece of fishing line.

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Decorating Crafts, Fall Crafts, Repurposed Materials

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These projects are created by Terri, Betty, Jamie or one of the talented staff members at MakingFriends.com. They have been created exclusively for publication on FreeKidsCrafts.com with supplies you'll be able to find around your house.

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