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Save your old, broken crayon bits, and turn them into a work of art when you and your kids make melted crayon ornaments for the Christmas tree!
Ad you begin preparing your preschool Christmas activities, be sure to add some homemade Christmas ornaments to your to-do list.
Most of these melted crayon Christmas ornaments require adult assistance so be sure to plan ahead. Make some memories with your little ones this Christmas!
Melted Crayon Ornaments
As you look through these melted crayon ornament ideas, keep in mind that your preschoolers will likely need help making them. But, this is a great together-time activity for both mom and the kiddos.
Use a vegetable peeler to shave broken crayon pieces. Pour those shavings into a clear Christmas ornament, and heat it with a hair dryer to make beautiful, one-of-a-kind melted crayon Christmas ornaments. Homeschool Preschool
While the ornaments featured above show the crayon shavings completely melted, I love how these melted crayon ornaments show all of the “flakes” in bright color and detail. Happy Brown House
These melted crayon Christmas ornaments are pretty with their swirly stripes. Clumsy Crafter
Using bright colored crayons give these melted crayon ornaments a gorgeous watercolor effect. Messes to Memories
With a variety of blues, purples, and pinks melted together, these melted crayon ornaments remind me of outer space. Happy MotheringAdding word stickers to melted crayon ornaments takes them to a whole new level. Keeping It Simple Crafts
The monochromatic color pattern on these DIY swirled melted crayon ornaments make them easy to customize to match your holiday decor. The Sweetest Occasion
Melting crayon bits in shaped silicon molds makes these DIY melted crayon Christmas tree ornaments so easy to create! By Claudya
These handmade ornaments are completely different from the ones above! The melted crayon design is on the outside of these ornaments. You’ve got to see them! Somewhat Simple
These paper plate melted crayon ornaments encourage kids to get creative as they design each one. Crafts by Amanda
Must Have Resources:
When completing these crafts and activities at home, I find that the following resources are very helpful to have on hand.
BOOKS ABOUT Christmas
Fill your book basket with a great collection of preschool Christmas books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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Llama Llama Jingle Bells – In Llama Llama Jingle Bells, little llama and his friends give gifts, sing songs, and decorate cookies. It’s a very merry holiday indeed!
The Broken Ornament – Jack wants this to be the best Christmas ever, and he knows just how to make it happen… More! More lights, more presents, more cookies, more treats. More. More. More! So, when Jack breaks a dusty old ornament, he’s not sure why his mom is so upset. They can always get more ornaments, so what’s the big deal? Turns out the ornament was an heirloom, precious for more reasons than one. And Jack has a lot to learn about the true meaning of Christmas.
A Silly Milly Christmas – Lyrical limericks and vivid drawings will have both children and adults laughing with delight as this real-life Great Dane spreads holiday cheer with her unique “petitude”. Pet owners will surely recognize her big-dog antics!
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
Cosy Life Christmas Advent Calendar – Cosy Life Christmas Advent Calendar with 24 individual numbered pockets.Your children can easily count down to Christmas by placing the gifts and candies in the small pockets for each day.It is the perfect way to bring Christmas cheer to your home this holiday season.
Melissa & Doug Countdown to Christmas Wooden Advent Calendar – This Christmas countdown tree ornament set includes a magnetic wooden tree, 24 magnetic ornaments, and 1 shining star for the top of the tree. An attached wooden ornament box helps to keep all the pieces together.
Felt Santa Christmas Advent Calendar – 3D Santa shape designed Countdown To Christmas Calendar, Very colorful with great detailed Santa crafts start your holiday fun.