Easy Tie Dye Easter Eggs

Easter Eggs Made from Crayon Shavings

These easy Tie Dye Easter Eggs are made with supplies you probably have around the house and they will become one more variety for the kids to find as they hunt for their favorites. Two or three color combinations make the prettiest eggs, but let the kids feel free to be creative with their tie dye Easter eggs.


The earliest examples of tie-dye in the Far East are from Sui dynasty (5th century AD) China. The earliest surviving examples of pre-Columbian tie-dye in Peru date from 500 to 810 AD. Their designs include small circles and lines, with bright colors including red, yellow, blue, and green. Wikipedia – tie dye

  • Hard Boiled Eggs
  • Crayons
  • Crayon Sharpener
  • Bowls
  1. Boil eggs.
  2. Choose 2 or 3 crayons. Sharpen them over a bowl to save the shavings.
  3. When eggs are still very hot, roll them into crayon shavings.
  4.  Let cool.

Now have fun with your own family Easter Egg Hunt.


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