How to Paint on Egg Shells

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Painting eggs is a great craft for young and old. Children love painting Easter eggs and many cultures use egg painting to create amazing decorations. Egg decorating techniques can range from dying and painting simple patterns to creating ornate, detailed designs. No matter how detailed the work, painting eggs makes a wonderful activity for families and the end products make beautiful decorations.

Boil eggs.

Place eggs in bowl of cold water and allow to cool.

Remove eggs from bowl and allow to dry.

Paint decorative patterns on the egg shells using either the food colouring or acrylic paint.

Place eggs in egg cups to dry.

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