Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Painted Easter Eggs

Painted Easter Eggs

Easter is right around the corner!  The girls are getting excited and insisted that we do an Easter craft this week.  So, we decided to paint some eggs . . . paper eggs.  You will need paint in a variety of colors, white paint, Q-tips, paper plates or plain paper, scissors.  We began by cutting out egg shapes from the paper plates.  I made a template and used that to trace multiple eggs.  Alexandra enjoyed tracing and cutting out the egg shapes too. Then, we put a variety of paints in an ice cube tray, adding some white paint to each mixture to make the colors pastel.  The girls enjoyed mixing the paints to see the resulting pastel color.  After they got their desired colors, they began to paint their eggs using the Q-tips.  Alexandra experimented with polka dots, straight lines and squiggles.  Margo enjoyed painting a Michigan-themed egg with yellow and blue, appealing to her dad's alma mater.  Allow the eggs to dry.  Beautiful.

Kara Tuohy
MW2s and MWF

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