Easter is a great holiday for decorating and crafting. For many families it marks the first real activity of spring, as school spring break typically comes just before or just after Easter, and it’s the time to pull out all the bright pastel colors in everything, from clothes to garden flags, finally brightening up the dismal grays of winter.
We love Easter, and we have a number of traditions, including a visit to the mall Easter Bunny, egg hunting, and egg coloring. We try to find something new for the egg every year. We’ll share them all, success and failure, and would love for you to share your experiences also.
Hold your own Cupcake Wars–we did!
This year for Easter, the girls decided they would do Cupcake Wars for real–and not only did we bake real cupcakes, but we constructed a “Round 3” display in which to showcase them.
This year we tried two new methods. The first was a new “no spill” container that holds the colored water and then the egg inserted and spun, dyeing the egg with no danger of spilling all of the colored water all over the room. We had no success with this method–the container did not spill, but the egg did not take on much color, so that’s the last try for that process.
We tried the other new method–dyeing the actual egg rather than the shell–in two ways.