Decorating an Easter egg is a part of the fun that ensues during the Easter holidays. It is a wonderful activity for kids as they love to play with colors. Parents can help their kids for Easter Egg Decorating as this is an excellent opportunity for them to explore their creative ideas. On Easter you can change a simple everyday breakfast item into a true work of art. Just use your own brilliant ideas and make an egg into an egg-cellent decorative item. There are various traditional Easter Egg Decorating ideas which have been handed over from grandparents to grandchildren.
For the newest ideas on decorating Easter Eggs, you can even do a small online search or buy a handbook on how to decorate Easter Eggs. A little bit of imagination can turn your traditional egg decoration activity into a whole lot of fun. And what do you do with the egg contents which are emptied from the shells? Have a nice omelette with your friends and family. But please ensure that you dont compromise on the aspect of hygiene while preparing omelette from the contents of Eggs used as Easter Egg.
Various things can be done with your Easter egg, such as miniature models of animals like pigs, sheep, mouse and cows can be made; human characters, like you can create a family of egg characters which includes mother, father, children, grandparents, uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews, all of then egg headed with small cardboard roll bodies. You can dye the eggs in natural colors. In certain cases, parents should guide their children on dyeing Easter eggs. Eggs are like a blank canvas so let your imagination go on a free spin. Heres a list of items that you can put to good use while decorating your Easter egg:-
Felt tip pens
For dyeing your eggs you can use the following natural items:-
Ground turmeric for yellow
Red cabbage leaves / canned blueberries for blue
Frozen raspberries / fresh beets / cranberries for pale red
Yellow apple peels for green or gold
Strong brewed coffee for beige or brown
Spinach leaves for green
Carrot tops / Orange or lemon peels/ ground cumin/ celery seed for light yellow