Easter Egg Dye Recipes
Written by: Andrea Mulder-Slater
[Andrea is one of the creators of KinderArt® ]
All Purpose Dye Recipe
Gather: 1/2 bottle of food coloring; 1 tbsp white vinegar; stainless steel pot; water; eggs
Fill: the pot with enough water to cover 4 hard-boiled eggs.
Add: the food coloring and vinegar
Heat: water almost to the boiling point
Lower: eggs into the dye [see how to blow out an egg]
Leave: eggs in the dye until desired color is achieved.
Please Note: For smaller amounts of dye, use 1/4 teaspoon food coloring, 3/4 cup hot water and 1 tablespoon white vinegar. (see below)
Ready set go and measure 1/4 teaspoon food colouring and put it in a bowl. Add
3/4 cup hot water and 1 tablespoon white vinegar to the mix. Eggscellent! Now,
lower an egg into the dye and leave it in until the colour looks right. When
ready, remove the egg and let it dry. Perfect! Now, do this for each colour
you wish to use.
Egg Decorating Ideas to Use with This Dye:
CRAYON RESIST EGGS all ages
This lesson show you how to use crayons to make one-of-a-kind easter designs. [read more]
MARBELIZED EGGS all ages
This lesson will show you how to make funky marbleized designs on easter eggs. [read more]
RUBBER BAND EGGS all ages
Create unique designs on easter eggs by using rubber bands. [read more]
TIE DYE EGGS K-6
Learn how to make Easter eggs that look as though they've been tie-dyed. From Andrea Terry. [read more]
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