What to do:
Place a plastic tablecloth on your table to make for easy clean up. Mix a drop of food coloring and a tablespoon of white vinegar with 3/4 cup of warm water in a small plastic bowl. Do this for each color available in a food coloring box and experiment with mixing colors.
Hard boil the eggs and allow them to cool thoroughly. give your child crayons and have him gently make designs on the eggs. The wax from the crayons will prevent the dye from coloring those parts of the eggs.
Have child use a large spoon to carefully lower the eggs into the dye. Help him/her gently turn the eggs over with the spoon. Remove the eggs from the dye and place on a cookie rack that is placed on top of a cookie sheet. Allow the dyed eggs to drain and dry.
Display the eggs just before eating them. Remember to keep eggs chilled so they will not spoil. Give your child a small basket and some cellophane Easter grass to create a darling display for the eggs.
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