DIY: Alphabet Crayon Favors

My son has a slight obsession with alphabet letters so for his birthday, I decided to make letter-shaped crayons as party favors. They were surprisingly simple to make and a big hit! If you don’t mind getting a little wax beneath your fingernails, here’s how to make your own…

how to make letter crayons

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• 50 crayons
Silicone alphabet trays
Clear box (optional)

how to make alphabet crayons


1. Peel the wrapper off each crayon, then break the crayons into smaller pieces. This is the most time-consuming part so enlist your kid’s help.

2. Fill the alphabet mold with the crayon pieces (fill them up to the top); bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.

3. Remove the trays from the oven and let cool for about 15 minutes before carefully popping each letter out of the mold.

4. Package the alphabet crayons in a clear box to give as favors—you’ll want to show them off!

how to make your own crayons

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  1. Super awesome! Will be doing this for my sons birthday next month!

  2. I will do it for all the kids names that are coming!@

  3. Thank you for the mention in this DIY. Great job on it.