I saw this project online a while ago and thought "that is so cool" but never thought of doing it myself. Then as the end of school approached, I wondered what we could make for my kids' teachers. That's when I thought of the crayon initials! I came up with my own way of doing it which turned out great!
I sanded the ends a little bit when they didn't break evenly.
Here is the rough layout I had when all the crayons were lined up the way I wanted.