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Easter Craft: Tie-Dye Easter Eggs

Tie-Dye Easter Eggs

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Psychedelic eggs add a fun, funky touch to a traditional basket. And the decorating technique is so simple, even the littlest egg artists can help.


  • A colander
  • 10 hard-boiled white eggs
  • 1/2 cup of white vinegar
  • Vibrant food coloring (we used McCormick Neon Food Coloring)


Tie-Dye Easter Eggs - Step 1

1. Place several hard-boiled eggs in a colander in the kitchen sink and splash them with the vinegar.

Tie-Dye Easter Eggs - Step 2

2. Drip yellow food coloring on the eggs.

Tie-Dye Easter Eggs - Step 3

3. Gently agitate the colander for a few seconds to help the color spread. Let the color set on the eggs for 30 seconds.

Tie-Dye Easter Eggs - Step 4

4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 with up to two shades (any more and your colors may get muddy), allowing each to set for 30 seconds.

Tie-Dye Easter Eggs - Step 5

5. After the last color has set, give the eggs a light rinse with water and let them drain for a minute or two. Air-dry them on paper towels.