Dying Easter eggs is pretty easy once you know the how to. You can buy the boring kits from the store, or you can follow these tutorials below and make your Easter Eggs a statement piece of the holiday! Below I put together a lovely collection of inspiration for you to try out this Easter when you dye your Easter eggs. Some are basic, some require a little thought. Enjoy!
How to dye Easter eggs -12 different ways!
1. The classic way to dye Easter eggs is with vinegar. This is how we have done it for sometime now, take a look at how we colored our egg shells for kids crafts.
2. To dye entire eggs after blowing them out (a method to remove the yolk & white inside) I found this video on how to dye easter eggs very good at explaining.
Are you ready to get creative with dying Easter eggs?
3. Love the way marbled Easter eggs look? Take a look at these rather gorgeous looking marble Easter eggs made with kool-aid from The Artful Parent.
4. Tie Dye your easter eggs! OK, I am a little in love with how these Tie Dyed easter eggs came out from Fun at Home with Kids.
5. Volcano egg dyeing from Toddler Approved is sure to get the volcano loving little ones “egg”cited!
6. Melted crayon Easter eggs sounds like a ton of fun from Housing a Forest.
7. Another marvelous idea from Housing a Forest is to use Sharpies to dye your eggs.
8. These polka dot dyed easter eggs from No Time for Flash Cards are just beautiful and leave me with a “why didn’t I think of that” thought!
9. What about these, Oh my! Hot Glue + Color = Beautiful Easter Eggs. I am in total agreement! These are from Creative Connections for Kids.
10. You will not believe how easy it is make these scratch and glitter eggs from Blog Me Mom.
11. This is seriously the first time I have ever seen easter eggs dyed with silk AND just look how gorgeous they came out as well! These are from Mama Papa Bubba.
12. Not liking the food coloring aspect and want to eat those eggs? Try naturally dying your easter eggs from Crazy Adventures in Parenting.
Tip: Use a whisk with the egg inside to dip your eggs.
What to do with left over dye from easter egg making?
- Make color pasta like we did!
- Dye some rice for play
- Make Cards like Kids Activities Blog did
- Dye toothpicks and Popsicle sticks or even clothing pegs for play!
Check out our Easter Pinterest Board for more inspiration and follow along!