6 Different Ways to Dye Easter Eggs

March 31, 2020  |  Celebrations  |  Written by
The Dollarista

Ways to Dye Easter EggsThe Easter bunny will be hopin’ to a neighborhood near you pretty soon, which means that it is time to stock up on Easter supplies! This year, I am really looking forward to getting crafty with my kids, more specifically with egg dying. We, of course, have done the traditional egg dying kits with vinegar, however this year I am looking to switch things up a bit. With just a few $1 supplies from my local Dollar Tree I was able to gather enough items to create 6 different egg dying ideas! My family and I have begun practicing in preparation for the Easter bunny’s arrival, so follow the directions for these fun and different ways to dye and decorate Easter eggs!Ways to Dye Easter Eggs

  1. Tissue Paper Easter EggsWays to Dye Easter Eggs

Here’s What You’ll Need:

    • Tissue Paper (at least 2-3 different colors)
    • Mod Podge®
    • Paint Brush
    • Scissors
    • Hard-Boiled Eggs* or Decorative (Fake) Eggs

Simply paint Mod Podge® onto the eggs surface and layer small cut pieces of tissue paper overtop to cover the egg.

*If using real eggs, they will no longer be edible. For decorative purposes only.

  1. Watercolor Easter EggsWays to Dye Easter Eggs

Here’s What You’ll Need:

    • Watercolor Kit
    • Water
    • Plastic Cup
    • Hard-Boiled Eggs* or Decorative (Fake) Eggs

Using watercolor paint, water, and a paint brush, create a whimsical washed look on your hard-boiled or decorative eggs by painting various watercolors on your eggs!

*If using real eggs, they will no longer be edible. For decorative purposes only.

  1. Glitter Easter EggsWays to Dye Easter Eggs

Here’s What You’ll Need:

    • Glitter
    • Mod Podge®
    • Paint Brush
    • Hard-Boiled Eggs* or Decorative (Fake) Eggs

Using different colored glitter and Mod Podge®, make your eggs shimmer by painting the egg with Mod Podge® and layering on the glitter!

Ways to Dye Easter Eggs

*If using real eggs, they will no longer be edible. For decorative purposes only.

  1. Hawaiian Punch® Dyed Easter EggsWays to Dye Easter Eggs

Here’s What You’ll Need:

    • Hawaiian Punch® Packets
    • Plastic Cups
    • Spoon
    • Water
    • Hard-Boiled Eggs

Using Hawaiian Punch® packets and water, dye your Easter eggs in fun and vibrant colors! Simply grab a spoonful of the Hawaiian Punch® mixture and pour over your eggs.

  1. Marbled Easter EggsWays to Dye Easter Eggs

Here’s What You’ll Need:

    • Paint (2-3 different colors)
    • Water
    • Plastic Cups
    • Hard-Boiled Eggs* or Decorative (Fake) Eggs

Pour different colored paints into their own plastic cup. Swirl your egg into the different colored cups to create a marbled design!Ways to Dye Easter Eggs

*If using real eggs, they will no longer be edible. For decorative purposes only.

  1. Dip-Dye Easter EggsWays to Dye Easter Eggs

Here’s What You’ll Need:

    • Food Coloring (2-3 different colors)
    • Vinegar
    • Spoon
    • Plastic Cups
    • Hard-Boiled Eggs

Use food coloring, vinegar, and a spoon for classic dip-dyed egg!

Dye Easter Eggs

Since egg dying is complete, now try something else new by creating a glow-in-the-dark Easter egg hunt!

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