Make your own egg dye. Put some food coloring in bowls. For each color, fill separate bowls with ½ cup hot water; add one tablespoon vinegar to each bowl. Mix in food coloring until you get the shade you want.
Before you start dyeing, try these decorating ideas: Draw on the eggs using white crayon; the dye will resist the colored parts and reveal your drawing. Use masking tape strips to block off sections you don’t want dyed for a striped effect. Using stickers (stars, hearts, or round shapes) would give you a different effect.
Dip eggs into coloring dye for a few minutes or until they are the color that your children want. Roll the eggs to make sure they color evenly. Let the eggs dry before adding in a second color.
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Design Tip! Dip two-ply tissue paper or paper napkins on the dye, and carefully cut these into smaller pieces. While wet, stick the different-colored tissue paper on the eggs. Let dry. Peel off the dried tissue paper.
After your Easter Egg hunt, peel eggs and enjoy hard boiled eggs with some salt.
Photography by At Maculangan
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