Easter is just around the corner, and you know what that means … it’s time gather the kids around the kitchen table to decorate Easter eggs! Before you pull out the watercolors, check out this this collection of fun, fresh ways to decorate eggs. Try these innovative DIYs, and you just might discover a new crafting-with-kids family tradition!
Craft Thread Easter Eggs
Pantone Easter Eggs
Pantone is the gold standard when it comes to color. Share your love of all things Pantone and show your true colors with this bold and striking technique for decorating Easter eggs. Color lovers unite!
via How About Orange
Mini Easter Egg Planters
Rubber Band Patterned Easter Eggs
Create modern, minimal patterns on your Easter eggs using rubber bands! Simply wrap the egg with a couple of rubber bands and add the colored dye of your choice. Your kids will have a blast making patterns with this super easy technique.
via Chocolate Shavings
Easter Egg Mix & Match Sculptures
Melted Crayon Easter Eggs
Glitter Easter Eggs
Forget the pastels, go neon this Easter! Little ones will have no problem finding these fluorescent glittered gems hiding in the grass.
via Martha Stewart
Easter Cupcakes Baked in Real Egg Shells
Easter Egg People
These printable outfits add a playful twist to the typical Easter egg. Not only are they super fun, but the colorful outfits provide a stand so you can hide them in places you don’t typically find Easter eggs.
via Mr Printables
Knitted Easter Egg Hats
This free knitting pattern is the perfect Easter egg accessory for all the knitters out there. Easter guests will totally flip when they see the eggs dressed in tiny knit hats. Super cute!
Thumbprint Easter Eggs
Remember those fabulous Ed Emberley thumbprint art books you had when you were younger? Now you can pass the magic down to your children with these thumbprint Easter eggs. Guaranteed to be a hit with the kiddos!
Polka Dot Easter Eggs
These fabulous polka dot Easter eggs couldn’t be easier to make. All you have to do is place a few round stickers on the egg before dipping it in your colored dye. I love the idea of placing your freshly decorated eggs back in egg crates.
via La Receta de la Felicidad
Golden Bunny Easter Egg
Your kids will be hunting everywhere for the goose that lays golden eggs whey they spy these Gold Leaf beauties. A perfect, lovely touch for an Easter party!
via Sugar and Charm
Easter Fools Jello-Filled Eggs
If the hardboiled egg with cake hidden inside didn’t impress you, these jello-filled “Easter Fools” eggs surely will. The colorful, wobbly Jello will add an extra element of shock and surprise for your little breakfast guests on Easter morning. Love!
via Oh Happy Day!
Crochet Easter Egg Holder
Place a few of these crocheted Easter egg holders on branches in a vase and you’ll have the perfect centerpiece for Easter. A fun project for the older kids!
Two-Minute Easter Eggheads
These paper crown patterns from Sweet Paul will give your humble egg some party panache! All you need is a few snips of paper and a Sharpie.
via Sweet Paul
Dress-Up Easter Eggs
Let your child’s imagination run wild as they dress their Easter eggs in these tiny printable outfits. I’m in love with the adorable little mustaches. Too cute!
via pilli pilli
A Herd of Eggimals
Add a playful second life to your plastic Easter eggs! The kids will have a hard time deciding which part is best—the adorable little “eggimal” or the candy hidden inside?
Hand-Painted Egg Cups
Ok, so they’re not Easter eggs, but these hand-painted wood egg cups from Etsy seller Jess Quinn are absolutely to die for! Get a complete set for your family to pull out at Easter and they’re destined for heirloom status.
via Jess Quinn Small Art on Etsy
Easter Egg Bunny Snack
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