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Level: ECE, Primary, Junior, Middle School, High School
Grades: Pre-K and up | Age: 2 yrs and up| Written by: Lorie A. Morales
Image by: Andrea Mulder-Slater
[Lorie is from the Las Cruces Public Schools Head Start/Home Base Program in Las Cruces NM
[Andrea is one of the creators of ]

Make a colorful Easter Egg decoration out of shaving cream, paper and food coloring.

What You Need:

*Allergy Alert: Some shaving cream brands contain peanut oil. Check labels carefully!

What You Do:
  1. Spray shaving cream on template of egg.
  2. Then have child drop dots of food color on top of shaving cream.
  3. Let it soak in for a minute or two.
  4. Scrape off with spatula.
  5. You will have be left with a beautiful design and no two will look alike.
  6. Hang in window when dry.

Recommended Books/Products:

The Story of the Easter Bunny
The story of the Easter Bunny is revealed in this eye-opening exploration of the legendary rabbit's propensity for annual springtime egg coloration and basket distribution.

The Easter Chicks
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Losing her five baby chicks, Mother Hen fretfully searches throughout the barnyard and pursues promising leads that result in many surprises, as young readers are invited to assist in the search by lifing the interactive flaps throughout the story.

Easter Crafts
by Judith Hoffman Corwin

175 Easy-To-Do-Easter Crafts
by Sharon Dunn Umnik
Easy-To-Do Crafts, Easy-To-Find Things

Crafts For Easter
by Kathy Ross
Presents twenty simple craft projects for springtime and Easter that young children can make from everyday materials.

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