Here is what you will need:
Crayons (oodles and oodles)
heart shaped mold
Valentine's card stock
Step 1: gather up all the crayons you want to use and peel (the not so fun part)
Step 2: chop with a chef knife (or break with your hands) each crayon into 4-5 pieces
Step 3: pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees F and fill each heart shaped mold half way with the crayons
Step 4: bake crayons for 10 minutes and CAREFULLY remove them after the 10 minutes (if you set them aside and do not disturb them until they are hardened, the colors will not mix together and make one solid brown color, rather, they will stay multicolored)
Step 5: let crayons re-harden (or cheat and set them in the freezer) and then remove them from the mold
Step 6: print off (or hand write) a special Valentine's note on pretty card stock paper. I used "You color me happy Valentine!"
Step 7: place crayon and note into a clear bag and tie shut.
My son is giving these to the kids in his class this year and my twins liked it so much that I had to go to the store and purchase more crayons to make them heart Valentines for their friends too!
Thanks so much to Jamie and Lindsi! Don't you just love this simple idea? I need a prettier heart mold. I just love the one they used with the scalloped edges. Don't forget to visit Toys in the Dryer and while you are there check out some of my favorite posts:
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