March 31 marks National Crayon Day! We’ve all been using crayons as our primary artistic tool since we were toddlers and they still prove to be a trusted source for color and fun in a child’s life. In celebration of this spectacular day, we have a few fun facts that you may have never known about crayons from our friends at Crayola!
Fun Fact #1: Crayons have been around for 115 years! The Crayola brand was born in 1903 with its eight-count box that was sold for only a nickel.
Fun Fact #2: There are 120 Crayola colors and the most popular color is blue.
Fun Fact #3: Each crayon has three languages on them and they are English, Spanish, and French.
Fun Fact #4: There have been 237 BILLION Crayola crayons produced to date. That’s right, billion!!
Fun Fact #5: The most popular crayon box is the 24-count box.
Fun Fact #6: Crayola crayons are among the top 20 most recognizable scents along with peanut butter and coffee!
Fun Fact #7: Crayola produces 3 BILLION crayons a year.
Fun Fact #8: The largest Crayola crayon is 15.6 feet in length and weighs 1,352 pounds!