Can you color brown eggs? Yes! Learn how to COLOR natural brown eggs for Easter with this super easy Easter egg decorating hack.
Have you ever tried to color natural brown eggs for Easter? Until I figured out this Easter egg decorating hack, I could never decorate or dye brown eggs for Easter–and get them to turn out the way I wanted them to look, and they just never turned out as nice as the white ones do. But today, I use a technique to color and decorate natural brown Easter Eggs that works every time! You might also enjoy this list of Easter Traditions and fun things to do on Easter.
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How to Decorate Natural Brown Eggs for Easter
Learn how to COLOR natural brown Easter Eggs quickly and easily with this easy egg decorating hack! The decorated natural brown Easter eggs found on Kaley Ann inspired our version of this creative twist.
She used a white non-toxic paint pen to make some gorgeous natural brown Easter eggs. But while white looks spectacular, kids love to color eggs–so we decided to use colors to decorate our natural brown eggs!
Decorating natural brown Easter eggs with paint pens is so easy–even my one-year-old toddler could do it! Just look at the first egg she decorated in the photo below. Isn’t she cute!?
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Supplies Needed to Decorate Natural Brown Easter Eggs
- Natural brown eggs
- Stockpot or easy pour and drain saucepan
- Kitchen timer
- Water-based non-toxic paint pens or smaller pastel colors set
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How to Color Natural Brown Eggs for Easter Step by Directions
Use the simple step-by-step instructions below to color natural brown eggs for your Easter celebrations.
Step 1 – Hard boil eggs
Look at the tips below to learn our favorite way to hard boil eggs without cracking them!
How to Hard Boil Eggs — Best Method to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs
- Place eggs in a pot on the stove with room temperature water
- Bring water and eggs to a boil
- Allow water and eggs to boil for 1 minute
- Turn off the stovetop under the pot of boiling water, cover, and allow eggs to sit and continue to cook for 10 to 15 minutes in hot water.
- Rinse and soak eggs in cold water to cool
Step 2 – Allow hard-boiled eggs to cool completely before painting
Give the natural brown hard-boiled eggs time to cool completely before using paint pens to decorate them.
Step 3 – Grab paint pens and get creative decorating Easter Eggs!
Here’s a great tip if you will be working with toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners. Place the eggs in an egg carton to make it easy for toddlers and preschoolers to color them with paint pens. Simply place an egg in a carton and start drawing on it. And, don’t forget to allow it to dry for a bit before flipping it over to decorate the other side of the Easter Egg.
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How to Color Brown Eggs
Coloring brown eggs with paint pens is a fun Easter Egg decorating idea for young and old alike. Invite children from toddlers to teens to decorate and color natural brown eggs with this simple Easter Egg coloring hack. For more ideas, look at all the fun ways we use paint pens to decorate Easter Eggs.
Try this simple Easter egg decorating hack with the kids today. It’s so easy even a toddler can do it! Use paint pens to color natural brown eggs with color for Easter. They look gorgeous in Easter Baskets and are easy to spot on Easter egg hunts.
And, if you have ever wondered how the Easter Bunny, Easter Eggs, and Easter Baskets came to be associated with Easter? Pop on over to learn a few interesting theories we uncovered in Easter Traditions to Start with Your Family.