The Easter Bunny will soon be hopping into town and you know what that means—eggs! Festive, colorful eggs. Whether you hunt them, place them into baskets, or serve them for brunch, if you’re decorating eggs this spring you might need a decorating kit. Dying eggs is a fun family tradition—and one that can keep kids busy when they’re stuck at home. Add some pizazz with themed kits that take the crafting up a notch.
We’ve rounded up the coolest kits to do with with kids (or even solo, if you’re into that sort of thing). From trendy themes including unicorns and tie dye to cool looks like galaxies and sequins, there’s an egg decorating kit for everyone. There’s even a decorator that holds your egg, and egg-less kits for those averse to hard-boiled snacks.
1. A new kit that holds your egg for you
This egg-shaped decorator started out on hit TV show “Shark Tank.” It’s one handy gizmo—the EggMazing Egg Decorator holds the egg and spins so little ones can focus on creating designs. Eight markers are included, but four AA batteries are not.
2. Space-y and sparkly
Create an egg hunt that’s out-of-this-world with the Galactic Eggs decorating kit from PAAS. A dye technique and art transfer sheets let you achieve stellar designs.
3. Who needs eggs when you can have cookies?
The eggs in this kit aren’t from chickens, they’re actually chocolate Oreo cookies. And that’s OK with us! Decorate two pre-baked chocolate cookies with the included icing, candy eggs, and mini Oreos.
4. Whip up magical eggs
Create foamy fun with this color Whip kit. When you have a swirly pastel puff, just dip your egg in and add glitter for a magical Easter egg look.
5. Create wooden egg masterpieces
A tisket a tasket, this kit comes in a basket. And it includes everything needed for crafty spring décor, including six wood eggs. Sequins, sparkles, paint, glitter, glue, even googly eyes are at your disposal with this complete set. Perfect for creating Easter keepsakes.
6. Inspire a sea-faring treasure hunt
Everything mermaid is still in-demand, and Easter eggs are no exception! This kit contains all the dye and glitter you need to create shimmery pastel eggs.
7. Hippy dippy eggs
This on-trend tie dye kit comes with everything needed to create ultra cool Easter eggs. Color tablets, fabric pieces, a tie dye press, egg stands, and an egg dipper ensure you’ll have one groovy egg hunt.
8. Stick-on crafting means less mess
Create cute Easter characters with this craft kit. There are over 700 foam pieces to stick on your eggs, and the best part is that they’re adhesive so there’s no mess to clean up afterward. This kit can be used on eggs of any material it’s a great choice for large groups.
9. Craft an Easter keepsake
Create 15 sparkly eggs (2 3/4” foam eggs included) with this fun sequin kit. Add the included ribbons to the tops of your creations and you have perfect Easter ornaments. Perfect for people who don’t relish hard-boiled eggs.
10. Draw precise designs with a set of paint pens
Bigger kids might enjoy the precision that comes with paint pens. These markers feature water-resistant ink and the set comes with 16 vibrant colors—including metallics. The best part is that after Easter is over the pens can be used on a variety of projects. These work on fabrics, rocks, wood, metal, and many other surfaces.
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