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Tie Dye Easter Eggs

Level: ECE, Primary, Junior, Middle School, High School
Grades: Pre-K and up | Age: 5 yrs and up| Written by: Andrea Terry
and Andrea Mulder-Slater
[Andrea Terry is a teacher at Longfellow Elementary in Portland, ME.
Andrea Mulder-Slater is one of the creators of]

You can make tie-eye eggs using only food coloring and paper towels.

What You Need:
What You Do:
  1. Wet the paper towel, then squeeze out as much water as you can.
  2. Wrap the whole towel around the egg (hard boiled), crumpling it a little.
  3. Place the egg, wrapped with the paper towel, into a bowl.
  4. Drip drops of food color here and there on the paper towel.
  5. Let the whole thing dry, then remove the paper towel to see the designs.

Recommended Books/Products:

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The Easter Chicks
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