Make your own galaxy crayons for bright and colorful fun! Who doesn’t want to color with a galaxy crayon, it is multiple colors in one which creates a fun and colorful masterpiece!
Plus, these galaxy crayons can be easily turned into a fun Crayon Valentines Day card which are currently are all the rage.
DIY Galaxy Crayons
These DIY galaxy crayons are so easy to make. All you need is a box of crayons, might need a bigger box to have multiple shades of the same color, and a silicone mold.
What Colors Do You Need To Make Galaxy Crayons?
The galaxy if filled with colors. Traditional galaxy colors involve black, white, blue, purple, and pinks. It is generally very dark, and that would make for an interesting crayon.
But for these DIY galaxy crayons you can use any colors you want. Keeping them all in the similar shade will make coloring a little easier as they won’t be mixing and changing too much.
Supplies Needed To Make Star Shaped Galaxy Crayons
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How To Make Star Shaped Galaxy Crayons
Start by going through the box of crayons and adding all similar shades to one pile.
Then remove the labels from the crayons and cut them into small pieces. Add them to the silicone mold — keep like colors together.
Bake at 250 degrees for 15-20 minutes until the crayons are fully melted.
Remove from oven and allow to cool.
Once hardened, remove from the silicone mold.
Make sure you put a cookie sheet under the molds. It will make it easier to avoid spills and burns.
Make Your Star Shaped Galaxy Crayons Sparkle
Want to make your DIY galaxy crayons even more unique? You can also add a little glitter to them to make them sparkle and shine like a real star! Or you could even melt down glitter crayons.
I believe a couple different popular art brands make them. They also make confetti crayons which have finer glitter in them that would also work.
How to Use Your Crayons To Make A Valentine’s Day Card… You Color My World!
If you’re looking for colorful and unique Valentine’s Day cards, we have the perfect ones for you! Every kid loves to color, but let’s take it up a notch with super fun Galaxy Crayon Valentines!
Download And Print Your Free Crayon Printable PDF File:
Cut them out.
Use the glue dots to attach the crayons to the cards.
Now you have valentines that are super cute and double as activities for your kids and their friends!
Be sure to sign your name on your crayon printable so your friends all know who to thank for the awesome Valentine’s day card and galaxy crayons.
Don’t miss our mega list of Kids Valentines for School for other super cute ideas!
- Star silicone mold
- Assorted Crayons
- Printable “You Color My World” Valentine Cards
- Glue Dots
- Start by removing the labels from the crayons and cut them into small pieces.
- Add them to the silicone mold — keep like colors together.
- Bake at 250 degrees for 15-20 minutes until the crayons are fully melted.
- Remove from oven and allow to cool.
- Once hardened, remove from the silicone mold.
More Crayon Valentine’s Ideas
Don’t want to use a star? That’s fine! You can use a heart mold to make crayons hearts. You can use all sorts of crayon pieces in different molds and melt them. Use any silicone mold you want. Heart shape, circles, stars, you name it! Then add it to a Valentine card that you printed out on card stock.
More Valentine’s Card Ideas From Kids Activities Blog:
- Check out these cute Valentine coloring cards!
- We have 80+ cute Valentine cards!
- You’ll definitely want to make these DIY Valentine’s Day yarn heart cards.
- Take a gander at these Valentine cards you can print at home and bring to school.
- Here are 10 simple homemade Valentines for toddlers through kindergarteners.
- You’ll need something to hold those Valentine’s! Check out this homemade Valentine’s mail box for school.
- These printable bubble Valentines will make anyone bubbly.
- How silly! Here are 20 Goofy Valentines for boys.
- Feeling sweet? These 25 super easy and lovely homemade Valentines will make anyone smile!
How did your galaxy crayon Valentines cards turn out? Let us know in the comments, we’d love to hear from you!