Easy Easter craft for kids in Singapore: how to make dip-dyed rainbow eggs

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Rainbow dip-dyed eggs
Could this be the quickest and easiest Easter craft project ever? Make these pretty rainbow eggs with the kids for some Easter decor, or use them for an egg hunt!

Looking for a super easy Easter craft project to do with the kids? These DIY dip-dyed rainbow eggs are so simple, and you probably have all the ingredients you need in your kitchen cupboard! This is a fun afternoon activity that’s perfect for keeping kids entertained over the Easter long weekend – even better if you need some last-minute Easter decorations, because you can make them in a jiffy. Use them for your egg hunt and let the little ones exchange them for chocolate eggs, because we all know those won’t survive a minute outdoors in sunny Singapore.

Want some more craft ideas for the long weekend? Check out our top 10 Easter DIYS, or make these fun filled Easter eggs with a cheeky surpriseAnd don’t forget to check out our guide to what’s on for kids in Singapore this Easter (we’ve found all the egg hunts, parties and Easter activities you don’t want to miss!)

How to make rainbow Easter eggs

All you need are eggs, food colouring, a dash of vinegar, paint brushes and a needle!


YOU WILL NEED:

Eggs
A needle
A barbecue skewer
Paint brushes
Food colouring
Drying rack (made from a foam board and pins)
Bowls
Vinegar

How to make dip-dyed Easter eggs
Use a needle to pierce both ends of the egg.
How to make dip-dyed Easter eggs
Twist the pin into one of the holes to widen it slightly. Then use a longer needle or a barbecue skewer to stir and break the yolk.
How to make dip-dyed Easter eggs
Hold the egg above a bowl (larger hole down) and blow the contents out through the smaller hole.
How to make dip-dyed Easter eggs
Rinse the remaining contents out by placing it under running water.
How to make dip-dyed Easter eggs
Mix 1 teaspoon of vinegar and 20 drops of food colouring (use more to intensify colour) with 1 cup of water in a bowl.
  How to make dip-dyed Easter eggs
Use a brush to stir the mixture. Repeat with each colour you’re using.
How to make dip-dyed Easter eggs
To start colouring your eggs, dip them into the bowl for 10 seconds. To create different tints, vary the dipping time. Tip: the longer you leave the eggs in the coloured water, the brighter they’ll turn out!
How to make dip-dyed Easter eggs
Use a tissue paper to dab off the excess coloured water.
How to make dip-dyed Easter eggs
Rotate your egg and dip it into a different bowl of coloured water. Keep dipping different parts to create your rainbow tinted eggs!
How to make dip-dyed Easter eggs
Place your eggs on your drying rack until the colour has set.

METHOD:

1. Use a needle to pierce both ends of the egg.
2.  Twist the pin into one of the holes to widen it slightly. Then use a longer needle or a barbecue skewer to stir and break the yolk.
3. Hold the egg above a bowl (larger hole down) and blow the contents out through the smaller hole.
4. Rinse the remaining contents out by placing it under running water.
5.  Mix 1 teaspoon of vinegar and 20 drops of food colouring (use more to intensify colour) with 1 cup of water in a bowl.
6. Use a brush to stir the mixture. Repeat with each colour you’re using.
7. To start colouring your eggs, dip them into the bowl for 10 seconds. To create different tints, vary the dipping time. Tip: the longer you leave the eggs in the coloured water, the brighter they’ll turn out!
8. Use a tissue paper to dab off the excess coloured water.
9. Rotate your egg and dip it into a different bowl of coloured water. Keep dipping different parts to create your rainbow tinted eggs!
10. Place your eggs on your drying rack until the colour has set.

 

Easy Easter craft: dip-dyed eggs

Voila: handmade Easter decorations!