Easter is coming closer to us. So, to continue the tradition of dyeing Easter eggs, include children in this experience which will give them hands-on experience and also will enjoy the process. The following article provides a guide on creatively dyeing eggs in a variety of different methods including using baking soda, melted crayons, glowing easter eggs and more!
Baking Soda Easter Eggs
- Hard-boiled eggs, Baking soda, a container, vinegar, powdered tempera paint, and a tong.
- Make the container half filled with baking soda. You may take several containers if you wish to make several coloured eggs.
- Next, give the powder-tempered paints to the containers and mix them thoroughly.
- Now you have to put the eggs in the half-baking soda-filled container.
- Slowly pour vinegar into them.
- You will see Fizzy colourful bubbles that will cover the eggs.
- Now remove the eggs with a tong and let them dry.
- When it dried, an interesting and beautiful texture of the eggs come out.
Please note, after peeling the egg, if you find any colour strained, then please do not eat the egg as consuming powder colours is not safe.
Melted Crayon Easter Eggs
- Hardboiled hot eggs, crayons, egg cartons, and towel
- Boil the eggs on a water-filled vessel.
- Drain out the water.
- Place the eggs carefully on the cartoon.
- Use a towel to absorb the water.
- Now start painting the eggs with crayons.
- As the eggs are hot, crayons will get melted and create designs on the eggs.
- Let the eggs be cooled and enjoy the colourful eggs.
Be careful while doing the activity with children as eggs remain hot during the procedure.
Easter Eggs Dyed With Shaving Cream
- Shaving cream, container, hard-boiled eggs, food colour of your choice, toothpick.
- Take one flat container.
- Fill half of the container with shaving cream
- Put some drops of food colour
- Do not blend the colour but make patterns of designs with the toothpicks.
- Now roll the eggs from one corner of the flat container to another corner.
- Now carefully pick up the eggs and let them free to dry.
- Now clean with tissue paper and find how beautiful and artistic the look has come up.
Sparkly Polka Dots On Easter Eggs
- Hard-boiled eggs, sheets of paper, zot clear adhesive dots, glitters, marker and brush
- Take one egg.
- Mark with the marker on the eggs, where you want to create the sparking dots
- Put the zot clear adhesive on those marked places
- Now keep the egg on a sheet of paper.
- Pour the glitter of your choice
- Use a hand to move the egg so that the back portion also gets the same amount of glitter to make the dots.
- You can use the brush to set the glitters on the eggs.
- Let them dry and you will find beautiful polka dots on the egg.
- Hard-boiled eggs, food colour water, and container
- You have to take the eggs and have to crush them so that some cracks appear on the eggs,
- Now you have to dip the cracked eggs into the coloured glass of water.
- Keep 10 minutes the eggs in the colour water
- Take them out.
- Dry them
- You will find colourful cracked eggs that look like dinosaur eggs.
Glowing Easter Eggs
- Hard-boiled eggs, glasses, warm water, vinegar, neon colour, stirrer
- Take the glasses
- Fill 1/4 with neon colour
- Put half a glass of warm water
- Put some vinegar
- Stir it thoroughly
- Put the eggs into it.
- Keep the eggs for 10/15 minutes.
- Take it out and dry it.
- Your glowing egg is ready
Apart from these, you can use thumb painting, bright colour painting, vegetable printing, etc on the Easter eggs to make them dyed and attractive. The methods can make a bit messy for children but they will enjoy the processes.
Fun Ways To Dye Easter Eggs