How crayons were made

Craft & Design

I doubt the Crayola factory is full of big-smiled grey-haired ladies anymore, but I still enjoy this video from the 70s about how crayons are made, originally from Sesame Street. I’m just as mesmerized now as I was when I first watched it as a kid. Via Core77.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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