Wax On, Wax Off! 8 Wax Crafts

Explore the fascinating properties of wax with these eight waxy crafts, fit for your little chemist.

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Create Ironed Wax Paper!

If your kid likes to color, you probably know all too well that crayons go quickly. Put those crayon stubs to use by creating colorful ironed wax paper art!
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Create a Wax-Resist Nightscape!

Here's an arts and crafts activity that has your first-grader or second-grader using crayons and black paint to create a beautiful wax-resist nightscape.
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Create a Treasure Candle

Home made candles make for great home made gifts at Christmas, Mother's Day, birthdays. Great presents for any special occasion!
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Make Dipped Candles

Try making these hand-dipped candles with your child and help bring colonial history to life!
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Roll-Up Bubble Wrap Candles

Here's an arts and crafts activity: get your middle school or high school student to make rolled up, bubble wrap candles of wax for a unique accessory or gift!
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Pucker Up! Make Beeswax Lip Balm

Show your teen how to make her own beeswax lip balm. It's one of the simplest do-it-yourself activities, and it's fun to make!
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Hand-Craft a Batch of Soap

Encourage your child to think outside the bathtub by making her very own handmade soaps! Perfect as a present, a decoration, or just to pamper herself.
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