Flower Power Crayon Holder

Add creative flair to your kid’s study-table with this colorful crayon holder that’s made using Cheerios® cereal - ready in just 20 minutes.

  • Prep Time 0 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 1


Blue construction paper
Clean, empty soup can
Green construction paper
Green pipe cleaners
Small colorful pom-poms
Cheerios™ cereal

  • 1 Cut the blue paper to cover the outside of the soup can. Attach it with glue.
  • 2 Cut the green construction paper to look like grass. Glue it to the bottom of the blue paper around the can.
  • 3 Cut the pipe cleaners to make flower stems. Attach them to the can with glue. Glue 1 pom-pom at the top of each stem to make the center of a flower. Glue cereal around the pom-pom to make flower petals.

Expert Tips

Crayons were introduced in 1903. The first box of crayons had only eight colors!