3 Crafts from the Crayola CIY Book

by Lynn Lilly, Aug 02 2021

If you have not picked up the Crayola CIY Book yet for your kiddos... do yourself a favor and grab it before school starts and keep it for after school fun or weekend boredom busters. It also makes a perfect birthday gift for a kiddo! This week on my Crayola Facebook live broadcast I am sharing 2 crafts from the Summer section of the Crayola CIY Book and one of my favorites from Crayola.com. Below you will find an overview of the materials needed and you can watch the tutorials in my live broadcast. 

The Crayola Create It Yourself book is packed with 52 year-round crafts organized by season! The tutorials are detailed and great for parents and kids to follow along! It will bring year round entertainment! You can not purchase the Crayola CIY Book on Crayola.com

Project 1: DIY Fabric Patches 

These are so fun for all ages and especially the kiddos that want to be a fashion designer! 

DIY Fabric Patches Craft


  • Crayola Fabric Fine Liner Markers
  • Crayola Take Note Permanent Markers
  • Fabric Patch Fabric
  • Iron

Find the full instruction in the Crayola CIY Book and watch the live replay above. 

Crayola CIY Book

Project 2: About Me Poster

This is a great project to do at the beginning and end of the school year. The full tutorial is available on here: https://www.crayola.com/crafts/all-about-me-poster-craft/


  • Crayola XL Project Poster Markers
  • Crayola Metallic Outline Markers
  • Crayola Metallic Markers
  • Crayola Take Note Permanent Markers
  • Crayola Glitter Pens
  • Crayola Colors of the World Colored Pencils
  • Crayola Erasable Colored Pencils 
  • Poster Board
  • Pencil

I listed all the materials I used to decorate but you can use your favorite Crayola projects! 

Back to School About Me Poster Craft

Project 3: Clay Dinosaur Eggs

This is a fun project for the kiddos to make and play with after they are done making them. Or it also makes a fun surprise for the kids or a party! 


  • Crayola Air Dry Clay
  • Mini Dinosaur Toys
  • Crayola Acrylic or Washable Paint 
  • Paint Brush

DIY Dinosaur

Find the full instruction in the Crayola CIY Book and watch the live replay above. 

Don't forget to check out the new Crayola CIY Book and tune in to the Crayola Facebook page every Tuesday at 1:00pm EST for three new crafts with me! 

Happy Crafting! 


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