How To Make Crayons With Food Grade Ingredients

How to Make Crayons with Food Grade Ingredients

Make your own crayons – just in time for back-to-school! This recipe is non-toxic, easy and so much fun. You and your child can create crayons using a variety of shapes, perfect for little hands and big hands alike! All ingredients are food grade, meaning that they’re safe for sneaky toddlers who like to explore by taste-testing.
 

While it’s true that crayons are labeled as non-toxic, certain colors may contain up to 2-5 ppm of lead. (source 1, source 2) That’s below the amount allowed in toys, but above the 0.1 ppm amount the FDA has set for candies likely to be ingested by small children. (source) Obviously crayons are not candies, but some kids seem to think they are!

 

Grab this non-toxic, kid-friendly and super fun DIY project from Mommypotamus

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How To Make Crayons With Food Grade Ingredients

 

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How to Make Crayons with Food Grade Ingredients

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