These Easter egg ideas require NO dye! These are all creative and fun ways to decorate those Easter eggs without mixing tablets in vinegar.
Which is great, because I don’t know about you, but I don’t like the smell of vinegar. Plus, dipping eggs can be difficult when you have small kids who don’t have the best fine motor skills or grace.
Decorating Easter Eggs
While getting everything set up to decorate Easter eggs, why not keep your little one busy and out of the way with these free Easter activities? This Easter preschool packet has a little bit of everything, and is super fun!
Plus, it’ll be easier to set up these no dye Easter egg projects without excited little ones underfoot.
14 Ways To Decorate Easter Eggs
Decorate Easter Eggs With Tattoos
Find temporary tattoos of your kids favorite characters and place them on blow out eggs! I love this idea, and it’s a great use for temporary tattoos. Plus, it is fairly mess free, and an easy for little hands to decorate Easter eggs.
Melted Crayon Easter Eggs
This idea from Five Little Chefs is a way to get those eggs colored fast and creatively. This is one of my favorite Easter egg ideas, because my family always have old crayons and pieces of crayons laying around.
Decorating Easter Eggs With Crayons
Keep it simple by simply handing them crayons and let them draw and scribble however they’d like from Mama Smiles. Because toddlers aren’t the most graceful and tend to be a little mess prone, this is one of the better Easter egg ideas for them.
Marbled Easter Eggs
These marbled Easter eggs are so pretty and so full of color. This Easter egg idea came from Where Imagination Grows. This Easter egg idea creates a cool marble effect on plastic eggs.
Coloring Eggs With Crayons
Coloring eggs with crayons is fairly simple, but will require adult super vision. Crayon painted eggs from Fun Littles creates a really cool textured effect on eggs.
Dying Eggs With Kool Aid
This uses the same concept as the usual egg dye but replaces it with Kool-Aid! Just add Kool-Aid mix and water for the eggs to soak in. From Totally The Bomb. Dying eggs with Kool aid helps avoid vinegar and actually smells great, while still creating pastel colored eggs.
Silk Dyed Eggs
Because we love no dye Easter dying, this Easter egg idea really stands out. Use silk fabric pieces to create some really beautiful designs from Twig and Toadstool.
Easter Egg Art
Create Easter eggs inspired by historical art like Starry Night or Mark Rothko’s Orange and Yellow. This is a unique way to decorate Easter eggs and it is one of my favorite Easter egg ideas, because it is fun, but also teaches children about fine art and different artists styles of painting from Inspiration Laboratories.
Shaving Cream Eggs
Shaving cream eggs are so much fun! Make a cool tie dye effect like A Thrifty Mom by mixing a few drops of food coloring with shaving cream!
Sharpie Tie Dye Eggs
Sharpie tie dye eggs is a lot of fun, but probably a better for older kids as this one has the potential to be a little messy. Use a Sharpie marker to draw and add water droplets to swirl them into a fun tie dye pattern from Housing A Forest.
Easter Egg Photos
What are Easter egg photos? You can use printed images to place photos on Easter eggs. Follow these instructions from The Artful Parent to put your favorite images right onto an egg.
I bet you never thought of using nail polish before, right? This creates a really cool swirl effect. The cool thing is, this is the same process of marbling your own nails! Make sure you wear gloves when doing this or your hands will be very colorful, from Henry Happened.
Easter Egg Wraps
Suzys Sitcom shows us how decorate plastic eggs with painted aluminum foil. These Easter egg wraps then can be decorate with paint or even wax.
If you aren’t in the mood for decorating real eggs, just keep it simple by coloring these free egg printables. These egg doodle eggs are super cute, have funny says, and great for little ones who may not be quite ready for dye.
More Easter Fun!
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Don’t want to dye eggs? No problem, here are 7 Easter egg alternatives.
We have over 90 different Easter ideas for you and your family to try out. There is something for everyone!