"Mommy can we melt crayons today?" This is what Lily asked this morning.
"Yes!" I said.
Last time, I just grated crayons with a cheese grater on wax paper and then ironed another sheet on top of it to make a cool little stained glass window thing. Lily was obsessed. And they are still taped to our back door.
Today we did something different.
We put different shapes of paper on a hot frying pan and just colored on it. The crayons melt just deliciously, and it smells like preschool.
This is a really fun project for a four year old, but it does require full attention by the parent...meaning I gave Maggie a spatchula to chew on and pulled up youtube videos for Eden to watch so Lily and I could stand over a hot stove to make these fine pieces of art that are now taped above her bed.
Yay for melting stuff!