These Crayon Pretzels were used as party favors and were not only a big hit with the kids, they were actually very tasty!
My daughter was two when I threw her a crayon themed birthday party. She’s five now, so I’m drawing on an ever-eroding mommy memory to piece together these tutorials for you. If you’re a scrapbooker/stamper type, you’ll find the crayon boxes a breeze to assemble. Not being the patient, precise, scrapbooking type myself, I thought they were a nightmare. The front of the crayon box involved a lot of Photoshopping of a crayon box image to come to my final design.
7. Cut out wrappers, wrap around individual pretzels & secure wrapper with tape.
8. Insert one crayon of each color in a small cellophane bag.
9. Download crayon box template & following printing instructions onto yellow paper. Cut out, fold and tape (this was the nightmare portion of the project for me).
10. These are the stages of rudimentary photoshopping and re-design that I did to the crayon box. The front of the box was not printed on the crayon boxes, they were printed separately and applied to the box with double-stick tape.
11. Insert crayons in boxes and wrap boxes in large cellophane bags. Tie closed.
Editorial Note: This is a public service for every parent of a baby or toddler: Get a NoseFrida before your child gets a cold. Trust me. Using one is no more gross than wiping a child’s runny nose with a tissue and the relief offered to a congested child is priceless (particularly in the middle of the night). We used the NoseFrida with both of our daughters and I gift one to every expectant mother I know. When my babies became toddlers, they would hand us the NoseFrida to help them breathe when they were sick (as you can see my daughter demonstrating above <sigh>).
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