DIY Crayon Place Cards!

When I host Thanksgiving, I make an easy setting for the kid’s table-  I throw a bunch of crayons and markers in a vase and tell the kids to go crazy on the kraft paper “tablecloth”- they love it!

This year, I have a new spin and it is each kid’s name in crayon!  After making bunny crayons for Kalia’s easter basket last year, I wanted to make crayons in every shape and size.  They are cute and colorful and Kalia loves them!

How to Make Crayon Name Place Cards!

Silicone Alphabet Mold

1) Unwrap the crayons- it is easiest to stick them in a bowl of water and let them soak for awhile.  The wrappers come off much easier!

2) Break crayons into pieces and fill mold.

3) Bake at 250 degrees for 12-15 minutes.  Remove from oven and let crayons cool before popping out.

Tell your kids to unleash their mini artists and draw like crazy on the tablecloth.    I also included a large bowl of letter crayons in the middle so they can use as many colors as they want.  Colette is a bit young for the crayons (10 months old) but Kalia insisted she have a name set (and also our two dogs- Zoey & Taj 😉

UPDATE:  I found a new crayon mold! I updated the link in the material list and it is mirror image. Whew hoo, no awkward rough sides! The R and G above you can see how the side is not smooth.

While I love the crayons to use at Thanksgiving,  the crayon place cards would be perfect for any party- and a great favor for the kiddos to go home with!  Anyone would love to go home with their own name in crayons!

Come back Thursday for the adult table place cards UPDATED- Feather Stamped Place Cards!

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