My first pin to try was to copy the crayon art. I thought it would be fun for the kids and would make some fun art for the kids' rooms. Here is the original pin:
Here are what my three oldest children created.
This is by my 4 year old son:
By my almost 11 year old daughter (she wants to decorate her room monotone with green accents):
And by my 9 year old daughter:
I was SO pleased with the results and they had so much fun doing them. They are very proud of their art too. It was a very simple and inexpensive project too. I bought a 3 pack of 11 x 14 (i think) canvases. They were $5 for the pack. Then I got 24-ct packs of Crayola crayons on sale for $0.40 each. I let the kids arrange the crayons however they wanted. I then hot glued the crayons on the canvas. We then clipped the canvas to our easel and used a blow dryer on HOT & LOW to melt them. You can "flick" the blow dryer to splatter the melting crayons a bit if you wish.
A couple kids added glitter after the melting was done. I then sprayed a clear coat of acrylic spray paint to keep the glitter from coming off. I still need to frame them and hang them up. This pinning experience was a SUCCESS!!!!