You know all those stray crayons you keep finding around the house, but you can't put them back in the Crayola box because for some unknown reason, they do not fit in there? (Seriously, what is that? I can never make the same number of crayons fit back into the box.) This gets particularly tricky once you are dealing with boxes upon boxes of crayons and no true home for them. Well, my mom suggested a great way to keep them stored and organized!
The next time you purchase a packaged fruit medley from the grocery store, save it! Make sure to wash it throughly before you re-use it.
These containers are great because they are already have divided sections for you. Designate each section to a specific color: reds, blues, greens, yellows, etc. I put the blacks, silvers, and flesh tones in the smallest section because there aren't a lot of them around and are the hardest to find when we are coloring.
That's it! You're done! I had to use two fruit medly containers, since there are more than six colors in a box, but it works perfectly. The containers' tops have a strong grip, so the crayons are not going to fly everywhere if dropped. This is also great stoarge for beads, ribbons, buttons - whatever!
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