Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Homemade Minnie Mouse Crayons

Another post covering the prep for my daughter's Minnie Mouse Party, this time a gift for the loot bags! Variations of this idea are all over Pinterest, but I've tried to put my own spin on it.

I used a Mickey Mouse Shaped ice cube tray, and only took crayons in my theme colours of white, pink and black (for Minnie mouse) - but this will work with any shape or colour themes.

What you'll need:
A (heat proof) silicone ice cube tray*
An Oven

*- I used a mickey mouse shaped ice tray, but will work with any shape

1. Preheat oven to 110°C/230°F
2. Unwrap and chop up the crayons into little bits.
3. Fill the ice cube compartments.

 4. Put the filled ice tray on an oven tray and place on the middle shelf of then oven.
5. Leave for 10-15 minutes (or until fully melted).
6. Leave in trays to fully cool.
7. Carefully pop out of the trays one by one.

You can either leave the crayons as they or card mount them. I choose to mount mine (mostly so the kids didn't confuse them with sweeties, lol!). I used the Rainbow colours
song from Mickey's Clubmouse Colour Adventure "Red, yellow, orange, green, blue, don't forget there's purple too! Rainbow colours for me and you!" (I changed colours to 'crayons')

It would also be lovely to make a whole set of crayons (one all red, one all yellow etc) as a special gift set.

[For the full party details CLICK HERE]


  1. May I ask where you found the Mickey silicone tray? This is such an adorable idea and I would like to do this for my daughter's birthday!

  2. I found mine at poundland, but I've also seen some on ebay quite cheaply. I'd suggest not spend too much as you may not be able to use them for anything edible afterwards. Hope that helps. R.

  3. Hello, I did the mickey crayons, thank you for the tutorial. I would like to know about the silicone tray to be reuse. I baked few batches of cake and then trough them away and also wash it very carefully with a sponge and then in the dish washer, you think i can't still use it to make edible stuff?

  4. so excited to try this out tonight! Thanks for the tips