One week to Easter! Have you gotten started on those Easter crafts yet? Here are 5 great crafts even the littlest ones can do. Let me know which one is your favorite!
#1: Tie Dye Your Eggs!
All you need is food coloring, or the little tablets you can buy at any store right now and vinegar. Mix each color with a tablespoon of vinegar and go to work! Sprinkle up to 3 colors over each dry and hard-boiled egg. I used a syringe to squirt the colors onto the eggs, then let them settle. Quickly rinse with water. You’ve got art!
With St. Patrick’s Day basically over, we shifted gears and went right into Easter. Why, on such a beautiful spring day, that’s not a leap at all! So we made the kitchen table our craft table and painted about 2o Easter eggs. But they weren’t your regular eggs.
How To Decorate With Eggs
There’s only so much you can do with a real egg when it comes to decorating. You hardboil it and then it’ll spoil when keeping it outside the fridge, so you really can’t use them to decorate (except for your table on Easter morning). Or you can puncture an uncooked egg on both ends and blow out the insides… without puncturing your lungs or breaking the egg altogether. That’s an art in itself! And then you paint them and you still have to be careful like nothing else to not break them. At least, if you get through all of that, you CAN use them to decorate. Lastly, you can, of course, buy colored plastic eggs to decorate – but where’s the fun in that? Continue reading