The practise of decorating eggshells is quite ancient, with decorated, engraved ostrich eggs found in Africa which are 60,000 years old. Easter eggs, which are also called Paschal eggs, are eggs that are sometimes decorated. These eggs are usually used as gifts at Easter. The oldest known traditions include dyeing and painting chicken eggs. We have found 3 fun and simple activities for you to do with your child. Here are a few egg crafts to enjoy at Easter. They are simple enough to do with even your youngest child. These are really effective and simple activity that will suit all ages.
In this post I discuss the following topics:
* for older children you could give them scissors so that they can cut out shapes they would like to add to their egg shape.
For each colour of dye desired:
These egg crafts are perfect for decorating your Easter tree or branch. Make a few of each type and thread them on colourful ribbon to hang on the branches.
I am a preschool and primary school teacher and mum to 3 children. I have been involved in education since 1997 and have trained in a variety of educational specialist areas. It is with this expertise that I write articles to help parents and educators provide quality learning experiences for the children in their care.