Did You Know? Edwin Binney and C. Harold Smith co-invented child-safe crayons in 1903.

Create Colourful Candles

Buy plain white candles (like Shabbat candles). Heat up a bit of wax and some crayon stubs in a tin can. Fill an old pan with cold water. Grab a white candle (use tongs to hold the candle so you don’t get burned!), and dip it first into the hot crayon and wax mixture, then into the cold water. Repeat this process until you’ve got enough colour on your candle. Use this strategy to create pretty holiday decorations. For example, try blending shades of orange for a festive Halloween look.

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