Decorating Easter eggs is so much fun!
Especially when they are marbled easter eggs. 🙂
My girls love dinosaurs and so these look just like that.
The best part: They are so easy to make!
If you are looking for how to marble Easter eggs, I’ve got you covered!
I’ll be sharing below how much fun this Easter egg colouring activity is and how fun marbling eggs can be!
Related: Check out this fun Easter egg decorating with whipped cream we had lots of fun making!
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Fully cooled down Hard boiled Easter eggs
Cooking oil (we used canola oil)
And, that is the gist of what you will need for this simple set of marble dyed Easter eggs.
Marbleized Easter Eggs Video Below
How do you marbleize Easter eggs?
How do you make a marbled egg?
Here are the steps I took to set this simple marbleized easter eggs activity:
Hard boil a set of eggs; set aside to fully cool down.
Insert water (about half way) into cups.
Then, add about 1 teaspoon of canola oil into each of the cups.
Add around two drops of food coloring into each cup.
Stir each of the cups.
Insert a hard boiled egg into each of the colored cups.
Let sit for around 10 minutes.
Then, remove excess water.
You’ll start to see the eggs marbling a tie dye sort of look/texture.
Then, mix colors to create two coated and colored eggs.
Tip: Don’t mix too much or the new color will over color the original color and wash it away.
And, there you have it..
Easy peasy marble easter eggs!
What can I use instead of Easter eggs?
If you’d like to incorporate an epic Easter egg craft but aren’t interested in using real eggs, here are some epic paper Easter egg ideas for kids:
Easter egg Basket Stamping Art
Easter egg Fine Motor Craft
Easter Egg Craft for Kids
Easter Egg Name Activity for Preschoolers
How do you dye Easter eggs with food coloring and oil?
How to dye easter eggs with food coloring
If you are looking to dye eggs with food coloring and oil, I made sure to insert the oil, water and food coloring into cups…
Then insert the eggs and voila!
Easy peasy way of coloring Easter eggs with homemade items!
Decorating eggs can come thereafter for applying to the Easter eggs once they are coloured and fully dry! 🙂
Is Easter egg dye the same as food coloring?
If you are referring to the Packets that come from the store, they aren’t exactly the same in my opinion.
They do the job which is to – color – the eggs.
But, one is food coloring (can be used in baking..) and the other is a type of coloring made specifically for dyeing Easter eggs.
Can you dye eggs with food coloring without vinegar?
This colouring Easter egg activity is made without vinegar.
Here is another Marbled Easter eggs with whipped cream activity that we made WITHOUT using vinegar.
Related: Interested in even more Easter egg decorating ideas? Check out this epic and easy egg coloring ideas list right here.
Can I use gel food coloring to dye Easter eggs?
We have attempted gel food coloring tie dye easter eggs before and they worked out just as great as regular food coloring!
Here is a past coloured Easter egg Decorating Idea we tried using gel food coloring!
What can I use instead of Easter eggs?
Some ideas for creating an EPIC Easter egg craft are:
These are the bases for cutting a fun Easter egg out of or drawing an Easter egg on and then..
Decorate them with..
Elmers glue and pom poms
So many fun ways to decorate an Easter egg with a fun craft!
How do you Marbleize Easter eggs?
How to colour easter eggs with food colouring and in turn marbleize them:
I like to use a base such as cool whip, shaving cream, whipped cream.
Then, I add food coloring to the base.
Mix the food coloring up with a toothpick.
Add your fully cooled down Easter egg to iT.
Let it dry on the side for around 10 minutes or so..
Remove the excess base and boom!..
You’ve attempted colouring eggs with food colouring in a fun marbleized way!
Related: Looking for a fun Easter Activity Binder? Check out this epic Easter Busy Book here.
What do you fill kids Easter eggs with?
Looking for Easter egg filling ideas?
Check out this epic list of non candy Easter egg fillers that also includes fun Easter basket ideas for toddlers!
Related: And, here are even more Easter basket ideas for Ages 1-6!
How do you make Easter eggs for kids?
Easter eggs can be made as a:
Actual easter egg decorating of hard boiled eggs
Learning activity with easter egg construction templates
And, so much more..
If you are looking for Easter egg decorating ideas for kids, here are over 70 ideas that may be helpful.
Looking for Easter egg crafts and educational activities?
Check some of our past Easter ideas here.
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