How to make melted crayon art. Crayons lined up and glued down in an awesomely quasi artistic way. Check. Hairdryer. Check. 5 year old child with no interest in art, quasi or otherwise, waiting to see crayons melting as promised. Check. Step-by-step instructions. Check. Melted crayon art. NO. A disappointed 5 year old with a penchant for sarcasm mocking this fail. YES. I think it was the Dollar Store crayons that ruined this project. They just would not melt!