DIY School Supplies

DIY School Supplies

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DIY Art Supplies from Rosanna Pansino

Go back to school in style with your own homemade crayons, chalk, and erasers! Make new friends by sharing these DIY school supplies all around!

Makes 9 crayons, 9 chalks, 42 erasers

Things you’ll need

Custom Crayons

Equipment


Homemade Chalk

Equipment  

  • Ro’s heart mold
  • 1 cup Plaster of Paris
  • Neon green, blue, orange, and pink tempera pain
  • 4 tablespoons waters
  • 4 small bowls
  • Fork

Nerdy Nummies Erasers

Equipment

 

DIY Art Supplies from Rosanna PansinoCustom Crayons
  1. Preheat oven to 275°F.
  2. Break crayons into ¼ inch nibs and then fill the mold with the broken crayons.
  3. Bake for 12 minutes and then allow 30 minutes to an hour to cool.
  4. Pull at the sides of the mold to loosen crayons and then remove them.

 DIY Art Supplies from Rosanna Pansino
Homemade Chalk
  1. Combine ¼ cup of Plaster of Paris, ¼ cup of green tempera paint, and 1 tablespoon of water in a small bowl. Mix well with a fork until a paste forms.
  2. Scoop the paste into the top three heart cavities in the mold.
  3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 with blue, orange, and pink tempera paint. Scoop each color into 3 heart cavities.
  4. Allow chalk to set for 8 to 24 hours and then remove from the mold.

DIY Art Supplies from Rosanna PansinoNerdy Nummies Erasers

  1. Preheat oven to 210°F.
  2. Pinch off about ¼ of a rectangle of eraser clay and roll it into a ball. Press the clay into a cavity and then repeat for as many colors as you would like.
  3. Once the mold is full, place it on a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes.
  4. Allow erasers to cool for an hour and then remove them from the mold.

DIY Art Supplies from Rosanna Pansino

DIY Art Supplies from Rosanna Pansino

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