19 Egg-citing Easter Egg Decoration Ideas
The Easter Holidays are upon us, and little hands need entertaining to keep out of mischief. Easter is such a fabulous time of year, full of excitement and anticipation of warmer days, spring flowers, and - of course - chocolate. Decorating eggs is a wonderful way to get crafty together, possibly enjoy a few tasty and healthy by-products along the way, and give the home an Easter lift. Even better, by involving the children in the fun, many of these Easter Egg decorations can come out year after year, bringing back happy memories.
1. Simply Fun Dyed Eggs
For healthy Easter Holiday lunches, and for adding a splash of colour to your dining table, have fun making some simple dyed eggs.
2. Unusually Beautiful Ukrainian Dyed Eggs
If you’re looking for something a little more complex then use a similar technique with a Ukrainian Egg Dying Kit to create your own patterns and masterpieces.
3. Crazy Cress Egg Heads
Have lots of fun with googly eyes and felt tips, and let them create Mum, Dad, Granny and Grandpa out of eggs, and let their imaginations run wild. Find details here
4. Funky Easter Egg People
If the Cress Egg Heads aren’t enough, then make whole characters using free printables from Mr Printables, and those felt or permanent pens.
5. Wonderful Washi Tape Egg Designs
A simple way to create stylish egg decorations is to use some washi tape in your children’s favourite patterns and colours. If you do these on blown dyed eggshells, then they can become part of your permanent Easter decorating collection.
6. Go Natural with Leaf Dyed Easter Eggs
Spring seems the perfect time to bring the outside in, so take your little ones on a hunt to find some small flat leaves to bring home and create their own beautiful creations. Click here to find out how.
7. Dinosaur Boiled Eggs for a Roarariffic Lunch Time
If you have trouble getting your youngsters to eat anything ‘normal’, then trick them in to a healthy lunchtime with letting them munch down their very own dinosaur boiled eggs.
8. Have Fun with Colours with Dip Dyed Eggs
If you’re teaching pre-schoolers their colours, or simply want a little scientific colour experimentation and creativity, then dip-dying eggs leads to fun eye-catching designs that are simple to achieve.
9. Brilliantly Easy Decoupage Eggs
Don’t let the lingo bewilder you, decoupage is really just gluing, and we all know how much kids love to get messy with the sticky stuff. The beauty of this technique is that you can use tissue paper, paper napkins, scraps of fabric, whatever you have to hand, and even the smallest family members can create an artwork. Find details here
10. Wondrous Wax Egg Creations
Something you’re sure to have lying around is a packet of wax crayons that might have been shunned in favour of the more grown-up pencils and pens. If so, make use of the crayons to create unique and individual patterns on your egg decorations. Find details here.
11. Spotty Sparkly Eggs
Looking elegantly beautiful, surprisingly easy, and a brilliant way to use up that leftover glitter from Christmas, we love these Spotty Sparkly Eggs.
12. Learn About Food with Naturally Dyed Eggs
Kids just love cooking up a storm, and getting them to create natural dyes for their eggs is a brilliant way of inspiring a love of cooking whilst also teaching them about the properties of food. Plus, no artificial nasties here.
13. Tot-Friendly Speckled Eggs
If you’ve got little tots keen to get in on the egg decorating action, then speckled eggs can be created and still look beautiful, even with help from the clumsiest hands. Make sure you choose some non-toxic age-appropriate paint.
14. Easter Friends Bunny and Chick Eggs
Get everything you need from Hobbycraft to create your own Easter Friends, worthy of entry to any egg decorating competition.
15. Sticker-Fun Egg Style
Under-7s and stickers are drawn together like the world’s most powerful magnet. Use this to your advantage and let the kids have creative fun with their own Easter stickers.
16. Create an Eggy Animal Home
Have fun by creating these delightful hollowed-out eggs that can become the Easter home of fluffy chicks and bunnies.
17. Terrific Tattoo Eggs
This one will wow you – you can make your child’s egg their new favourite food simply by adding a temporary tattoo. As easy as popping on the child themselves, you can have fantastically fun eggs in moments.
18. Memory Making with Fingerprint Eggs
Little fingers love to get messy, and we love to keep a record of those precious moments, so combine the two and create these wonderful fingerprint eggs.
19. Ninja Turtle Easter Eggs
These easy-to-make Ninja Turtle eggs will be sure to get your little fans on board with the crafty project.
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