Happy National Crayon Day!

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A few fun facts about the crayon…

  • The smell of crayons is the 18th most recognizable scent for adults in the U.S.
  • Crayola makes 3 billion crayons a year
  • The favorite crayon color of most people is blue
  • The 100-billionth crayon was made by Fred Rogers of Mister Roger’s Neighborhood in 1996.

National crayon day is a great time to reflect on this iconic tool that inspires creativity and fun!

And, what a great way to end National Engineering Month!!

Consider all of the design, problem solving, and engineering that go into making 3 billion crayons per year!

And who better than Mr. Rogers to tell the story of how crayons are made!

For all the budding engineers who want to make their OWN crayons….here’s a great resource to get you started!

MAKE CRAYONS AT HOME

Now we need to know! What’s your favorite crayon color??Β πŸ–οΈπŸ–οΈπŸ–οΈ

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