Unique Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

Spring is finally here, and it’s time to start decorating Easter eggs. These unique decorating ideas are perfect for the whole family, while being inexpensive and available at your local craft store.

1. Blackboard Eggs

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Make a mistake while drawing? Blackboard eggs are perfect for this. Paint the egg with chalkboard paint and draw right on the egg! Don’t like your drawing? Easily dip the egg in water and watch your drawing fade away to a clean slate!

2. Black and White Eggs

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No mess dyeing here! Just simply draw on plain, white eggs with a permanent marker. This makes each egg unique to both child and adult!

3. Bumble Bee Egg

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Get in the Spring spirit with this Bumble Bee Egg! With just yellow dye and a black permanent marker, you can easily transform an egg into a cute bumble bee!

4. String Technique Egg

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Decorating this egg is as simple as wrapping it in string and dipping it into dye.

5. Sticker Stencil Egg

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This simple technique is as simple as sticking stickers on the egg and dipping the egg into dye.

XOXO

Enjoy!

Photos courtesy of Reader’s Digest & Spoonful.com

Updated Twists on Easter Activities

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Push the envelope with these twists on traditional Easter activities and crafts!

1. Easter Egg Treasure Hunt

Not too keen on filling eggs with candy? Fill them with clues instead! Spruce up a regular Easter Egg Hunt by leaving clues in each egg for a larger, grand prize! While your child’s sweet tooth might miss the candy, this is a great team exercise that your child can accomplish with his or her friends!

If you want them to keep busy for longer, turn the clues into tasks! Have them write a nice letter to the Easter bunny, dye eggs, or sing songs!

2. Make Your Own Easter Figure

While everyone loves the Easter bunny, what about other Springtime figures? Check out this website to make your own Chick Pinatas!

3. Painted Rock Eggs

Of all the Easter crafts, egg painting has the potential to get the messiest. So in lieu of real eggs, use rocks! Set up a painting station and find a handful of egg shaped rocks. Have your child paint patterns and designs and add additional feathers, rhinestones, etc. to add pizazz!

Photo courtesy of H. Micheal Miley

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