Melted Crayon Easter Eggs ~ How to dye your eggs with melted crayons
If you are looking for a fun new way to dye your Easter eggs this year, then give this a try. The BOLD, Bright colors will have your little ones giggling. Perfect for kids who like to draw or do craft projects.
All you need to make these bright colored eggs is:
Cook your eggs. Cover with water, bring to a boil. Boil with the lid on for 3 minutes. Take off heat, keep the lid on and let stand in the hot water for 10 minutes. Drain off the hot water. Use a towel to put the eggs into every other spot in an egg carton. I found it was best to space them so you do not bump them while coloring the eggs. I also put them on their side so it was easier to color them.
The eggs are HOT to be careful when doing this project with little children. All you have to do is touch the crayon to the hot egg and it melts on contact. It is more like painting the egg with wax. The melted max makes a BOLD beautiful color.
The hardest part is picking up the egg and turning it over so you can color on the other side. Best to have an adult do this, as the eggs are still hot. You can color designs on them, or just draw scribbles all over the egg…. they all turn out so fun!
Let the eggs set, once cooled the wax will harden and stay the same bright colors. Such a fun way to color or dye your easter eggs.
My girls love doing craft projects and writing notes. This week they made HIDDEN MESSAGE HEARTS, using the crayon resist trick. Such a simple project but it kept them totally entertained for a few hours.
Cut hearts out of white paper. Use a WHITE color crayon to write a hidden message.
To reveal the hidden message use a paint brush to paint water color paint over the top. Where the crayon is will resist the paint and show the hidden message. Simple as that you have a FUN project for your kids to do.
Valentine Craft For Kids ~ Hidden Message Hearts
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Trolls Party Ideas Easy Crafts For Kids – Plus a Hasbro Toy Giveaway
My kids are in love with the new movie Trolls! I personally have not seen it yet, my kids went with their Granny to see the show. But I have heard all about it, and how much they love it. I predict there are going to be a lot of Trolls themed parties over the next year. I have an easy Trolls themed craft for you. As well as an amazing Hasbro Trolls Toy Giveaway!Hasbro is sponsoring the giveaway and will be shipping the product to the winner!
For instruction on how to make a Troll Pencil scroll to the bottom of this post.
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Ready to have a hair-raising time? These colorful 2.5-inch figures are inspired by the DreamWorks Trolls animated movie. Each wild-haired figure comes hidden in a bag for an element of surprise. Randomly receive 1 of 12 and try to collect them all! Style and play with the colorful and wild hair of characters such as Poppy, Branch, Guy Diamond, Harper and more. Each sold separately.
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Trolls Party Ideas Easy Crafts For Kids
Trolls Party Ideas Easy Crafts For Kids
What you need:
Pencils ( I got mine at the dollar store)
Fake fur, about an 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 inch square for each pencil
Hot glue gun
I got my fake fur from Joanns Fabric. I was able to buy a 3 inch strip for only $1.24 (they were having a 40% off sale). This strip was MORE than what I needed. But they said they had a “minimum of cut of 3 inches”. I was happy to pay the $1.24. If I wanted it could easily provide me enough fur to make about 60 pencils. This craft is so fun and LOW COST too!
Start by cutting a 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 inch square of fake fur for your Trolls hair. When you cut the fur, use your fingers to create a part to try and avoid cutting off the long hair. Use the hot glue to wrap the fur around the pencil. If your child plans to use the pencil, remember to leave the eraser exposed. Glue your eyes on, and a felt nose. Easy as that you are done!
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Easy Fall Art Projects For Kids ~ that are low cost, easy, and turn out beautiful every time!
Easy Fall Art Projects For Kids ~ Leaf Rubbing
Leaf Rubbing can be done any time of the year (that you can find leaves) but we always do it in the Fall. I think it is because we see the beautiful colors they turn, thanks for mother nature and want to recreate that in an art project. This is a great project to make with school age children or adults. Perfect for church groups or even girls scouts or boy scouts as they learn about different trees or plants.
To make you own leaf rubbing all you need is white paper, I normally use a sturdy copy paper. Coloring crayons with the wrappers taken off, and scotch tape. You will also need an assortment of leaves fresh picked, so the ridges or lines show up good.
Tape your paper on one edge to the surface you are going to work on. In the photo below I have it taped to my side walk. But taping it to a table works just fine too. I found that taping the paper helps the paper NOT shift so much and makes for a prettier finished picture. Lay the leaves you have collected under the paper, put the paper on top. Start rubbing the top of the paper using the length of your crayon as the coloring surface. Use as many colors as you want, watch a beautiful image appear.