Shop
02197

Make your own marbled Easter eggs

 
Have fun this Easter making your own marbled Easter eggs for the kids. This edible Easter activity is a take on dying hard boiled eggs, but you colour the white of the egg instead of the shell! Enjoy watching your kids faces when they discover what’s beneath the egg shell.
Have fun this Easter making your own marbled Easter eggs for the kids.

This edible Easter activity from our friends at Mud Mates is a take on dying hard boiled eggs, but you colour the white of the egg instead of the shell!

Enjoy watching your kids faces when they discover what’s beneath the egg shell.

 

Make your own marbled Easter eggs

 

Ingredients for your marbled Easter eggs

 
  • Cooled hard-boiled eggs (as many as you would like)
  • Paper towels
  • Teaspoons
  • Glasses, cups or coffee mugs
  • Food colouring (range of colours)
  • White vinegar
  • Cold water
  • Dessert spoon
 

How to make your marbled Easter eggs


1. Take your cooled, hard-boiled eggs and on a paper towel, tap the eggs gently until the shell starts to shatter.

2. Repeat the gentle tapping all around each egg taking care not to crack the shell too hard. The eggs should be cracked/shattered all over but the shells should still be intact.

3. In a glass, cup or mug mix together one of the food colouring colours (approx. 20-30 drops to ensure a bright, vibrant colour or less if you prefer), 1 tablespoon of white vinegar to help set the colour and top up with cold water so the glass, cup or mug is about half full.

4. Place an egg on a dessert spoon and carefully place it into the glass, cup or mug. Depending on the size of your glass you may be able to fit one or two eggs at a time.

5. Top up the glass, cup or mug with water to ensure the eggs are totally covered.

6. Repeat steps 3 to 5 using the other eggs and food colouring colours.

7. For food safety if you plan to eat the eggs, place the glasses, cups or mugs in the fridge to keep the eggs cool.

8. If you can, leave the eggs overnight to develop a lovely deep colour, or at least for a couple of hours if you have less time.
 
9. Now for the fun part! Carefully remove the eggs from the glasses, cups or mugs and place them on a paper towel.

10. Very carefully peel the shells to reveal colourful marbled Easter eggs!

11. You can display your eggs over Easter or the kids can eat them as a fun snack.

More kids activities articles to enjoy:  
Source: This article was written by Mud Mates - Taking care of messy kids with protective over-garments, perfect for dirty, messy play, indoors and out.
Enquire

You might also be interested in ...

Easy Easter cupcakes recipe

Easy Easter cupcakes recipe

Make your own Easter Cupcakes! Easy to do and they make a nice change from hot cross buns. Decorate with little speckled eggs or create your own designs.
Fancy eggs on toast!

Fancy eggs on toast!

Jazz up your eggs on toast with this fun breakfast idea the kids will love. So easy to make, but it looks like you've spent hours in the kitchen!

join us

Join us on social media for all our latest news.
facebook twitter pinterestInstagram
 

sign up

Sign up and receive our latest newsletters.
First/Last Name*
Email*
Town/City*
 

contact us

mailinfo@under5s.co.nz
 
advertise with us