10 Fun Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs with Kids
Easter is just around the corner! And I don’t know about your kids, but my daughters love decorating Easter eggs and displaying them around the house. Do you find yourself looking for Easter ideas to do with kids? Here are a few fun ways to decorate Easter eggs with kids at home.
It is always lovely to see how kids’ designs change as they grow up. Some years the Easter eggs are more intricate while other years the Easter eggs are simpler and more cohesive in colors. Making then the perfect Easter table decorations. Get the whole family involved with these easy steps to Easter Egg decorating.
thing to do is your eggs before decorating
Things You’ll Need
Easter Egg Dye
- Mix 1 teaspoon vinegar with 1/4 teaspoon of food coloring.
- Pour the 3/4 of a cup of water.
- Use a different cup for each dye and be sure there is enough water in the cup to cover an entire egg.
Sticker Egg Design
You may have tons of stickers at home already. Grab stickers of all sizes and designs. Have your kids dye the Easter eggs first if they wish and once, they are all dry let them place stickers as they wish.
This is a very fun activity, and you’ll notice how much kids love sharing their favorite stickers with you. It makes fun Easter centerpieces for the dinner table and a great addition to go inside your kids Easter basket. Here are some of our favorite Easter baskets.
Eggs Painted with Acrylic Paints
This can be done on dyed Easter eggs or not. You will still need to wash your eggs and let them dry.
Once dry, paint the egg using acrylic paints. Use , small makeup or craft sponges, and even cotton balls work great for painting your Easter eggs with acrylic paint.
You can also sponge paint small designs on the eggs using a stencil.
Note using stencils may be more of an advanced technique, but some kids are up for the challenge and master it perfectly.
Shaving Cream Easter Egg
Steps for Shaving Cream Easter Egg Decor
Because dye stains, we suggest using a pair of gloves to dip the eggs into the shaving cream.
Cool Whip Marble Easter Eggs
Make marble Easter designs using Cool Whip. Follow the same steps as with the shaving cream Easter egg technique shared above.
Watercolor Floral Easter Eggs
Grab your favorite watercolor paint, small and paint your favorite garden over an egg.
A dyed egg can be a blank canvas for a watercolor garden.
Paint small with dots in the centers in a selection of about 3-5 different colors and watch a garden bloom right in front of your eyes.
This is one of the easiest and most fun ways to decorate an Easter egg.
First water down acrylic paint or use watercolor paint.
Using a toothbrush flick the watered-down acrylic paint across (dry) eggs. The eggs can be already dyed or kept in original color.
Washi Tape Easter Egg
We all have a few rolls of washi tape at home. They come in all sorts of colors and in a wide variety of designs.
Washi tape adheres easily to the egg and takes its form very well too.
This is a mess free activity since there is no paint involved or dying needed. As a mom I love free kid’s activity.
We hope you have enjoyed these Easter ideas for decorating Easter eggs with your kids. There are so many ways to go Easter eggs. Decorating anything with kids is bound to get messy.
Here is a non-messy Easter egg idea. Consider adding an edible Easter egg decor option into the mix this year. We especially love this recipe Easter Eggs made with Rice Krispies filled with your favorite sweets. However, you decide to decorate Easter eggs with your kids this year remember to keep it fun for everyone. Happy Easter to you and your family!