How to Color With Crayons

Crayon coloring books have become very popular among children. They allow kids to express their creativity through art. However, there’s one problem – it’s messy! Kids get smudges all over their hands and fingers. Not only does this look bad, but it also makes cleanup difficult.

Why Use Crayons Instead of Paint?

Crayons are a fun way to color and create artwork. But, they’re not always easy to use. Kids often end up getting smudged all over their hands and faces. And, when you try to clean them off, the mess gets worse.

They are a great way to add color to a picture because they are soft and easy to blend. Paint is also a great way to add color to a picture, but it can be challenging to blend the colors.

You can easily mix different colors with crayons to create the perfect shade. They also come in various colors, making them ideal for adding detail to a picture.

In addition, they do not require any preparation or cleanup, making them ideal for busy parents and teachers. Sharpen the tips before use, and then allow your child to unleash their creativity!

How to Color with Crayons

There are several ways to use them. You can draw directly onto paper or canvas or use a crayon box. Here are some tips on how to use it safely and effectively.

How to Color With Crayons

It’s easy! You need crayons, a paper plate, and a damp cloth.

  1. Start by coloring the entire paper plate with a color of your choice.
  2. Cut them into small pieces, and place them in the center of the plate.
  3. Use the damp cloth to rub the pieces until melted and mixed.
  4. Use a different color to color in another plate section.
  5. Keep coloring until your masterpiece is complete!

There are a few things to keep in mind when coloring with crayons. First and foremost, always use good-quality ones. Cheap often contains wax of a lower quality, which can lead to streaks or other inconsistencies in your coloring.

Secondly, it’s best to start with the lightest colors and work your way up to the darkest ones. This will help you avoid any unsightly patches or streaks in your coloring. And finally, be sure to layer your colors for the most vibrant results!

Tips for Using Crayons Safely

Here are some tips:

  • Always use a clean, dry surface.
  • Never use force – apply gentle pressure only.
  • Keep your work area well ventilated to avoid inhaling fumes from the crayons.
  • Always use a sharpened one for the best results
  • Be careful not to press too hard, or the color will be too intense
  • If you’re coloring over something dark, use a light color first to create a base coat
  • Have fun!

Tools Needed to Color With Crayon Boxes

A crayon box is an inexpensive tool that allows you to store easily. It comes with a lid to keep them dry and safe. If you don’t already have one, here are some tools you might need to start using crayons.

Tools Needed to Coloring With Crayon Box

The great thing is that you don’t need a lot of fancy equipment.

  • Just a box of crayons and some paper. However, there are a few other things that can make your experience more enjoyable:
  • A sharpener, so you always have excellent, new pointy tips for working with.
  • A good eraser in case you make any mistakes.
  • A set of watercolors or other paints to add a little extra detail to your picture.
  • And of course, lots of imagination!

How to Draw with Crayons

Drawing with crayons is similar to drawing with pencils. To begin, choose a good-quality product. Then, find a piece of paper that is large enough to hold all of your drawings.

Next, place the paper under a light source (like a window) and layout. Start at the top left corner and work your way down. When you’re done, wipe away any excess crayon with a rag.

How to Draw with Crayons

  1. Choose the color you want to use. You’ll need at least two different colors, but more is better.
  2. Hold it between your thumb and the first two fingers like you would hold a pencil.
  3. Rest your hand on the paper with your fingers pointing towards the drawing you want to make.
  4. Use light pressure to rub back and forth across the paper slowly. Try not to apply too much pressure, or you’ll end up with a streaky drawing!

Drawing Tips

Here are my top drawing tips: 

  1. Use a light touch when starting. You can always add more pressure if you need to, but it’s much harder to go back and fix an error if you start too heavy-handed. 
  2. Take your time. Relax and take your time with each line and curve. Rushing never leads to good results. 
  3. Use reference materials whenever possible. If you’re drawing something from real life, it’s always helpful to have a photo or other reference handy so that you can ensure accuracy. 
  4. Experiment with different mediums and techniques. Trying new things is half the fun of drawing! So don’t be afraid to experiment with other mediums, processes, and styles. 
  5. Practice, practice, practice! The more you draw, the better you’ll become. So don’t be discouraged if your early attempts aren’t perfect. Just keep at it, and you’ll improve in no time.
  6. Be patient with yourself. Learning to draw takes time and patience, so don’t get too discouraged if your


Drawing with crayons is a fun and easy way to add color to your world. Just follow these safety tips and practice often to perfect your technique. With a bit of time and effort, you’ll be creating beautiful works of art in no time! Thanks for reading!