Dip-Dye Easter Eggs

Follow these instructions to make dip-dyed designs on your Easter eggs. 

MATERIALS:

  • Water
  • Saucepan
  • Measuring cup and spoons
  • 3 small bowls or mugs
  • White vinegar
  • Food coloring
  • Hard-boiled eggs
  • Tongs or slotted spoon
  • Paper towels
  • Baking rack
  • Newspaper

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Boil water. Pour 1/2 cup boiling water into each bowl or mug. Add 1 tablespoon vinegar and about 20 drops food coloring to each (use a different color in each bowl or mug) and stir.

2. Pick up egg with tongs or slotted spoona nd dip one part in dye for 30 to 60 seconds. Remove and pat gently with a paper towel. Let dry for 10 minutes on a rack set on newspaper. 

3. Pick up egg again and dip an uncolored portion into second color; hold for 30 to 60 seconds. Remove and pat gently with a paper towel. Let dry on rack for 10 minutes.

4. Dip egg again, if desired. Create different designs by overlapping colors and leaving some parts of egg undyed.