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Summer Craft: Wax Paper Sun Catcher

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This craft requires the assistance of an adult, but provides a fun piece of art the family can enjoy all season!


  • Scissors
  • Crayons
  • Wax paper
  • Cookie sheet
  • Iron
  • Manual pencil sharpener


  • Take wax paper and cut two pieces slightly smaller than 8.5”x11” sheet of paper.
  • Put one sheet of wax paper on a cookie sheet or newspaper.
  • Pick out the colors you would like and sharpen the crayon over the sheer or already have the crayon shavings ready for younger kids.
  • Sprinkle the shavings across the paper with a light covering.
  • Adults Only: With the iron on the lowest setting, cover wax paper with a towel or light cloth and iron over the wax paper making sure to iron it all the way to the edges to seal the edges.
  • Once cool, use scissors to cut your shape and put a hole in the top and hang in the window.

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