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Summer Science for Kids: Sun-upcycled crayons

I had this activity on our to-try list last year, but Massachusetts never got very hot. This summer has been plenty hot, so I thought we’d give it a try. We cut the tops off of some plastic cups, added pieces of crayons, put everything in some left over aluminum foil. We covered it with plastic wr…
  • PlantsnBees

    Summer science - melting crayons in sun using base of plastic cups. Make new colors and shapes

  • Kyle Z

    Summer Sun upcycled crayons!

  • Amanda Thomas

    melting crayons in the sun. Should be hot enough tomorrow, just gotta find some broken crayons.

  • Tawnya Rich

    Upcycle crayons with a mini solar oven this summer!--what a great idea and teachable moment...even better use a muffin tin or glass jars with foil and reuse clear old plastic bags so there isn't any extra trash :-)

  • Child Care Aware of Missouri

    Upcycle old broken crayons in this simple solar oven! Perfect experiment on a hot summer day :) Pinned by Child Care Aware of Missouri

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