Crayon Stained Glass Designs
Kids love to make
this stained glass craft.
With a black crayon,
create an outline of a picture (older children can do this)
or make squiggles and swirls on the paper, creating plenty
of little spaces for coloring in different colors. Then with
colored crayons, fill in the insides of the drawing between
the black crayon lines.
Using a cotton
pad or a folded up paper towel, dip into vegetable oil, then
gently rub the drawing, which will turn the paper translucent.
Leave about 1/2" around the outsides as oil-free.
Cut a piece of
black construction paper for an outside border, and glue or
tape to the edges (being careful to glue/tape on the non-oiled
Hang in the window
in the sunlight and enjoy!