Do you remember when you were mesmerized by Dick and Jane, and your biggest decision was whether to get the 16, 32 or 64 box of Crayolas®? [We probably need to distinguish between crayons and Crayolas®; crayons are sticks of colored wax used for drawing or writing, and many companies make crayons. Crayola® is the trademarked name of a particular brand of crayons.]
File this under “you learn something new every day” – the blue Crayola® ranks #1 in America’s Top 50 Colors. Red comes in at #12, and Laser Lemon Yellow brings up the rear at #50 – bummer.
Well, now that we have that all straightened out, you can celebrate your inner child with these wonderful crayon-inspired items:
Who knew how many names there were for something that holds crayons. All these items came just from July etsy listings under crayons: crayon wallet, crayon caddy, coloring wallet, crayon holder, crayon folio, travel crayon holder, crayon cozie, crayon pack, crayon pouch, doodle diddie, dine.n.doodle, roll.n.go, doodle noodles and finally, crayon roll:
There are some very interesting stories that accompany crayon items on etsy, some whimsical, some funny and some very personal:
And finally, if you are on facebook, you can even play “What Color Crayon are You?” [I’m sure that’s what your parents had in mind when they hocked the farm to send you to college…]