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Re: tons of old crayons...

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menichino (menichino)
Sun, 27 Jun 1999 20:38:45 -0400


One of my former 5th graders melted a bunch of crayons and poured them into
an upside down mask form (you know the blue plastic ones that are used with
plastr-craft...) -- took off the plastic and had this awesome wax face that
she inserted into the trunk of a corrugated cardboard tree. Took alot of
her friends peeling crayons to help her though!
Liz in rural NY

>
> >Just thought I'd pick your creative brains a bit, my fellow
artsednetters!
> >I have so many boxes of old crayons, many are the big Kdg. kind that are
> >still whole, but I'd love to find a way tomake art with them in an
unusual
> >way. Sculpture would be fun, but I teach k-5, so ideas involving
melting
> the
> >crayons to attach them to themselves won't work at my level... any
thoughts
> >on the subject?
> >Many thanks,
> >June in NJ (last day for kids!!)
> >
>