Forget perfectly dyed eggs. Instead, embrace an afternoon of creative chaos with these five ideas!
Step 1: Stand an egg up on a bottle cap or an overturned egg carton (resting the egg between the cups).
Step 2: Drip 1 to 4 drops of first color of food coloring on top of the egg. Spray with water.
Step 3: Repeat with additional colors.
Step 1: Mix 2 Tbs. dish soap with 1 tsp. water and 10 to 15 drops of dye.
Step 2: Blow into the solution with a straw, and then stir vigorously with the straw.
Step 3: Dip an egg into just the bubbles and let dry.
Step 1: Dye an egg the color of your choice.
Step 2: Press solvent ink pads onto Bubble Wrap.
Step 3: Lay an egg on the inked Bubble Wrap, gently pull up the corners, and wrap around egg.
Tip: Don’t move the eggs around on the Bubble Wrap or the ink will smear!
Step 1: Spread a thick layer of shaving cream on a cookie sheet.
Step 2: Add 4 or 5 drops of food coloring to a small section and mix it around with a toothpick or a straw.
Step 3: Roll an egg in the dyed shaving cream, and let the shaving cream sit on the egg’s surface for about 10 minutes. Pat excess off with paper towels.
Tip: Presoak eggs in white vinegar for 2 to 3 minutes for more vibrant color!
All Taped Up
All Taped Up
Step 1: Wrap an egg in thin washi tape, pressing it firmly to the eggshell.
Step 2: Use a paintbrush or your finger to cover the egg with tempera paint.
Step 3: Let paint dry completely, then remove tape.
Tip: Use different widths of tape and stickers for more graphic designs!