A dad in San Francisco, California has come up with a new brilliant way to reuse those crayons that your children get whenever you go out to eat.
Anyone with a child in their life knows that when you go to out to eat, the children get an activity paper and a small pack of crayons. It might only be three or four crayons, but those things can add up.
Bryan Ware started his “brilliant” way to reuse those crayons in 2011 when he was at a restaurant celebrating his birthday.
Ware said a waiter had brought his two boys crayons and it was then that he thought, were do these go after kids are done playing with them.
The answer to that, they toss them into the trash and considering that they say that over 75,000 pounds of crayons are thrown away a year, that answer good enough for Ware.
Ware’s idea was to melt down all the crayons by color and than pour them into custom molds for crayons for multiple colors at a time.
His molds makes 96 crayons at a time.
Since he is a father, he didn’t just make custom crayons, he made them to adjust to children’s hands better. His crayons are thicker and easier for a child to grasp… or perhaps for children of special needs to grasp.
Ware’s idea expends beyond melting down crayons, he takes the finished crayons and delivers them to various hospitals throughout California.
Bryan Ware said, “If these crayons give them an escape from that hospital room for ten minutes, we did our job.”
Check out the excited children in the hospitals with their new crayons.
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