Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Egg-cellent!

A fun little tutorial for Easter!!!
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Harrison and I had so much decorating eggs today.
Fun Ways to Decorate Your Eggs
Basic Directions:
Of course, hard boil all your eggs first. :)

Dot It!
Supplies:
Dye
Glue Dots (the permanent kind) OR double sided-tape to make stripes
Colored Fine Sugar (just add food coloring to sugar)--could do salt instead,too.

You can find glue dots anywhere near glue in the store. I know for sure they are at Hobby Lobby, Walgreens and WalMart.
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1. Dye your egg with food coloring. Let dry.
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2. Put colored sugar in a shallow bowl or dish.
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3. Put glue dots in a random pattern around your egg.
4. Gently roll in sugar.
5. Admire your cool egg.
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{stock pic--my egg is still drying ;) }
Crayola Ola Eggs
Supplies:
Crayons!
1. Boil eggs. Let cool for 10 minutes. Only take one out at a time when you are ready to decorate.
2. Parents may want to handle to hot egg.
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(So cool!! Kinda looks like paint...)
3. Wrap in paper towel and while egg is still hot draw fun designs on with crayons. Let dry.
4. Admire your rockin' egg!!!
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Stick It!!!
Supplies:
Stickers in shapes
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1. Apply stickers that have a shape to boiled egg.
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2. Dye with food coloring and let dry.
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3. Remove stickers. If they are stuck good use a little vegetable oil to help you remove them.
4. Admire your handy work!
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{stock pic--my egg is still drying ;) }
MOST IMPORTANT-have fun! :)

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