Fancy Egg Fun


  • Hard Boiled Eggs
  • Food Colouring
  • White Vinegar
  • Crayons
  • Elastic Ties
  • Decorative Tape & Stickers
  • Sticky Gems
  • Plastic Bowls & Spoons
  • Paper Towels


DYE SOLUTION: 2 tbsp food colouring + 1 tbsp white vinegar + half cup water.
Add more food colouring to make colours more vivid. Submerge eggs for at least 10 mins longer to make colours darker.

  • For 1 colour designs, submerge hard boiled eggs in dye.
  • For 2+ colours, rest one side of the egg in dye and then the other.
  • For patterns, wrap the eggs with elastic ties/tape before submerging.


  • Draw your designs on hard boiled eggs with wax crayons.
  • For a different effect draw with the WHITE crayon only then
    submerge in dye.
    (Dye solution recipe on previous image.)


  • Use stickers, carnival face gems, coloured tape, googly eyes and any other pretty stickies you have to decorate your hard boiled eggs.