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How to make crayon utensil holders

How to make crayon utensil holders

These crayon utensil holders are such a great idea for an art party, rainbow party, back-to-school, or just to make your kids’ craft area cute! They’re made using empty soup cans (upcycle alert!) and a large box of crayons. You could put utensils in them, as shown, or you could put in flowers to make a cute centerpiece. Filled with sugar, they’d make a great way to display lollipops or cake pops. Or, you could use them to hold paintbrushes or markers at your kids’ craft station. To make them into a teacher gift, you could fill a can with little goodies and package it up in a cello bag. The possibilities are endless!

To find out how to make these little beauties, visit Creative Creations!

Reposted with permission from Leanne at Creative Creations.

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  1. 1
    Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 at 12:30 am
    Valencia says:
    This is such a cute idea, thank you!
    • 1.1
      Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 at 10:01 am
      Heather says:
      You're welcome, Valencia! I'm so happy you like it! : )
  2. 2
    Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 at 11:43 pm
    Theo says:
    About how many crayons on average would you need to make one of these?
    • 2.1
      Monday, November 4th, 2013 at 11:45 am
      Heather says:
      Hi Theo! It all depends on the size of the can you are using and what type of crayons you buy. These were made from empty soup cans and it took 25-30 crayons to circle each can. Hope that helps! : )
  3. 3
    Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 at 2:53 pm
    Michelle says:
    Very cute.
    I love your website. Very creative.
    :)
    • 3.1
      Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 at 5:07 pm
      Heather says:
      Thank you, Michelle! That is so sweet of you to say! : )
  4. 4
    Friday, February 21st, 2014 at 6:55 am
    Casey Rollins says:
    I'll use these for K-12 art class displays and organizers. Thanks so much. Casey
    • 4.1
      Friday, February 21st, 2014 at 11:57 am
      Heather says:
      Hi Casey! That's a great way to use these! : )

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    […] Make colorful utensil holders using empty cans and colored crayons. Clean the cans and remove the label. Then arrange the crayons and tie them with a ribbon to the can. Make three: one for the forks, one for the spoons and one for the knives.{found on chickabug}. […]