Crayon Alphabet

Use old and broken crayons to make the alphabet. Work on letter recognition, spelling, and coloring. Perfect for those broken crayons that you don’t use!


  • Silicone Alphabet and Letter Mold
  • Crayons
  • Cookie Tray

How To

Crayon Alphabet - DIY - Playgarden Online
Crayon Alphabet - DIY - Playgarden Online
Crayon Alphabet - DIY - Playgarden Online
Crayon Alphabet - DIY - Playgarden Online


Pincer grip Pincer grip
Spelling Spelling
Letter recognition Letter recognition
Hand Strength Hand Strength

Tips with Miss Charlotte

Teacher Playgarden

These crayon letters and numbers are such a fun way to incorporate phonics into play! This activity is perfect for those broken crayons that you don’t use. If you don’t have enough, you can always order in bulk! In fact, they now sell them without the paper label which saves you time! If you are using your own stash of broken crayons, soak the crayons in warm water for 20 minutes. This will help to peel the labels off more quickly! If you break a letter/number don’t worry, I’ve done it too! You can easily reattach the pieces. Dangle both broken ends over a candle flame and press back together. Hold for a moment or two and leave it to set. It will work just the same! You can put them in water, foam, shaving cream etc. Just about any sensory bin! You can make the letters of your child’s name and encourage them to find the order they go. You can make these again and again in the color scheme of holidays! Let’s not forget they are crayons, so your child can also draw/color with them. Another fun way to use them is mixing colors! For example, half of the letter can be red, and the other half can be yellow; do this with your child and explore what happens when they melt. You may be surprised yourself!

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