DIY Confetti Eggs
Spring is my all-time favorite season. The weather is getting warmer and the grass, trees, and flowers are starting to become green and bloom. After weeks of cold, dreary winter weather, the sunny warm days and bright blue skies cheer me up and make me want to grab the kids to head outdoors!
Another reason I like spring so much is for the Easter holiday celebrations! Decorating Easter eggs, chocolate bunnies, overflowing Easter baskets, egg hunts, and big family get-togethers all bring back wonderful family memories.
Every Easter, we always bring home a carton of Cascarones (confetti eggs) for the kids. The Eggs do make a mess, but everyone loves to smash the confetti filled eggs on dad’s head and spread the confetti “love”.
I frequently have the kids join me in the kitchen and/or craft room. I just feel safer using Davidson’s Safest Choice® Eggs when the kids are involved especially if there is a chance we might consume raw or undercooked eggs! (Davidson’s Safest Choice® Eggs are pasteurized, which eliminates the risk of Salmonella in eggs.)
Ready to make confetti eggs for yourself? The directions are below!
- Davidson’s Safest Choice® Pasteurized Eggs
- vinegar/water (I used a 1 to 1 mixture)
- food coloring or egg dying kit
- tissue paper cut into small squares
- glue (school glue, Modge Podge, or even a glue stick will work)
- confetti (make your own or you can buy it in the party section of your local store)
How to make Confetti Eggs
- Gently use the end of a spoon to tap out a small hole at the small end of the egg.
- Gently shake out the contents of the egg. (You may need to break the yolk.)
- If using an egg dying kit, follow the instructions on how to dye eggs. If using food coloring, mix a 1 to 1 mixture of vinegar/water and 10 to 20 drops of food coloring in a cup.
- Place hollowed out egg into cup. The longer you leave the eggs in the water and vinegar—the darker the color will be. I left mine in for quite a while.
- Allow the eggs to dry. I used both food coloring and an egg dying kit. The kit came with extra shimmery paint, which really made the eggs pop.
- Carefully stuff eggs with confetti.
- Add a bit of glue around the edge of the egg. Use a brush or your finger to spread glue around.
- Cover the opening on the egg with the tissue square. Gently tap the edges of the tissue into the glue to ensure all edges adhere.
- Let dry and you are done!
My kids (who helped with this craft) are absolutely itching to start smashing these eggs onto each other’s heads!