Easter Egg


Easter celebrates the arrival of the spring and the resurrection of the Christ.

If we have a close look at history then we will find that eggs have been exchanged as a token of friendship in various other cultures all over the world.Therefore, gift your pals Easter eggs wishing them wonderful times ahead. You can even gift personalized Easter eggs which they can always keep with themselves as a remembrance.

An Easter egg is decorated for the purpose of Easter celebrations.

  • Decorated Easter eggs are exchanged as gifts by friends, family and relatives.
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  • Easter eggs are traditionally dyed in natural and food coloring.
  • In Germany, green Easter eggs were exchanged as gifts on Thursday.
  • There are a number of Easter egg patterns available for decorating Easter eggs. Some are traditional, while some are conventional. If your painting skills are not so excellent then try out an Easter egg wrap that will stick to your egg and beautify it.
  • You can even try making a living Easter egg wreath to hang at your doorstep.
  • Plastic Easter eggs would be very useful for this purpose as real eggs are fragile and hard boiled eggs are quite heavy.
  • For Easter egg stuffers it is recommended that you use plastic Easter eggs.


    Not only decorated Easter eggs, chocolate Easter eggs are also very popular as a gift item, especially in Britain. More than 80% of the revenue earned by the chocolate industry is through chocolate Easter eggs.
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  • Chocolate Easter eggs can also be in the shape of a bunny rabbit.
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  • An Easter bunny egg can also be made as a part of Easter craft to add more fun to the celebrations. Make Easter celebrations complete fun with Easter crafts and Easter games like Easter Egg Hunt.
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How to Make an Easter Egg

You can make an Easter egg using a variety of methods like

  • Using natural dye –

    Various plants, fruits and vegetables can be used as natural dyes to color the Easter egg.

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  • Marbling the eggs –

    Put grated wax crayons in hot water. When the crayons start to melt put the eggs into the water. The melted crayons will make interesting patterns on the egg. Dry the eggs and seal the patterns with an acrylic spray.

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  • Dyeing with food color –

    Add vinegar when dyeing your eggs with food color.

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  • Waxed eggs –

    Put melted wax on the egg. Let it dry. Then put it in dye. After dyeing remove the wax from the egg to reveal an interesting pattern.

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  • Painting with sponge –

    Dip sponge in paint and dab on the eggs. Let the egg dry. Then use acrylic spray on it for finishing touches.

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  • Using crepe paper to dye eggs –

    Use separate bowls for different colors.

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  • Dip and dye process –

    Dip the eggs into dye after putting masking tapes on them. This will allow you to dye eggs in multiple colors.

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Easter Egg Decorating

For the newest ideas on decorating Easter Eggs.

  • you can even do a small online search or buy a handbook on how to decorate Easter Eggs.

  • Various things can be done with your Easter egg, such as miniature models of animals like pigs, sheep, mouse and cows can be made.

  • Human characters, like you can create a family of egg characters which includes mother, father, children, grandparents, uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews, all of then egg headed with small cardboard roll bodies.

  • You can dye the eggs in natural colors. In certain cases, parents should guide their children on dyeing Easter eggs

Eggs are like a blank canvas so let your imagination go on a free spin. Here’s a list of items that you can put to good use while decorating you Easter egg –

  • Glitter
  • Lace
  • Dye kit
  • Food coloring
  • Paper towel
  • Hot water
  • Soft cloth
  • Crayon
  • Cloth pins
  • Wax
  • Felt tip pens
  • Colored foil

For dyeing your eggs you can use the following natural items –

  • Ground turmeric – for yellow
  • Red cabbage leaves/ canned blueberries – for blue
  • Frozen raspberries/ fresh beets/ cranberries – for pale red
  • Yellow apple peels – for green or gold
  • Strong brewed coffee – for beige or brown
  • Spinach leaves – for green
  • Carrot tops/ Orange or lemon peels/ ground cumin/ celery seed – for light yellow
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Easter Egg Fun

Have fun with your friends and family with these great Easter egg games.

  • Easter egg spoon race

    Put start and finish line markers to begin the race. Every player should hold a large spoon or soup spoon in his/ her with a small decorated(link to Easter Egg Decorating) Easter egg in it. The first person to reach the finishing line is the winner. You can make this race a relay race or an obstacle race. It would be even more fun if the participants hold the spoons in their mouth during the race.

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  • Hunting out the Easter egg

    Easter egg hunt(link to Easter Egg Hunt) is a very popular traditional Easter game(link to Easter Games). The story goes that the eggs are hidden by the Easter bunny(link to Easter Egg Bunnies). There is no proper explanation as to why it does so. The Easter eggs are hidden by someone in various locations all over the house. Those who participate in this game have to find out all the eggs. Until then the game continues. If you are responsible for hiding the Easter eggs for this game then do not forget the places where you have hidden the Easter eggs, especially if the eggs are real.

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  • Rolling the Easter egg

    This game also requires start and finish lines. The Easter eggs have to be pushed or rolled from one line to another by the participants using a spoon or some other similar object. No one should touch his/ her Easter egg with their hands. If the Easter egg breaks during the game then the owner of the egg goes out of the game. The Easter eggs can even be rolled downhill to increase the difficulty level.

  • Egg bowling game

    To play this game, participants should stand in a circle putting an Easter egg at its center. Every participant should have one egg with them which they will roll towards the centrally placed egg. If the participant’s egg breaks in this process or touches the central egg then the person will be out of the game.

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Easter Egg Movies

S.no.Movies Directed by
1 Return Of The Jedi Richard Marquand
2 Monty Python's Life Of Brian Terry Jones
3 Anchorman Adam McKay
4 Toy Story John Lasseter, Lee Unkrich
5 The Little Mermaid Ron Clements, John Musker
6 101 Dalmatians Stephen Herek
7 The Hunchback of Notre Dame William Dieterle
8 Brother Bear Aaron Blaise, Robert Walker
9 The Black Cauldron Ted Berman, Richard Rich
10 Oliver and Company George Scribner
11 The Princess and the Frog John Musker, Ron Clements
12 Lilo & Stitch Chris Sanders, Dean DeBlois
13 The Rescuers Wolfgang Reitherman, John Lounsbery
14 Lilo & Stitch Chris Sanders, Dean DeBlois
15 Treasure Planet Ron Clements, John Musker
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