7 Fun alternative ways to dye Easter eggs

While there’s nothing wrong with the traditional way of dyeing Easter eggs, that’s how we always did it growing up, trying out some alternatives can be lots of fun. There are so many different ways now that you can dye eggs with your kids!

Many of these are also more little kid friendly. Even toddlers and preschoolers can play a more active role in Easter egg coloring with some of these fun alternative methods.

alternative ways to dye easter eggs

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Any one of these seven easy ways to color Easter eggs with kids is sure to be a winner. I’ve tried a few of these in the past and I’m still deciding which one I want to try this year.

Kool-Aid Easter Eggs

Use a kid favorite drink mix to color these fun Easter eggs. Use for a few STEM activities too!

kool aid colored eggs

Melted Crayon Easter Eggs

Crayons are something you’re sure to already have at home. This method is pretty mess-free which is always a win in my book!

melted crayon easter eggs

Drip Dye Easter Eggs

I love this idea for coloring eggs. They are so pretty and made with dye and droppers. This may be the method we try at my house this year.

Drip dye easter eggs

Bubble Wrap Egg Coloring

Got bubble wrap around from a recent package? Re-use it to make these uniquely colored eggs. Kids will love the coloring and popping any extra bubble wrap.

bubble wrap easter eggs

Cool Whip Easter Eggs

This method is great for young kids. We used this method last year when my kids were 3 years old and 12 months old! It’s taste safe which is great for little kids. You can also do this with shaving cream although it won’t be taste safe then.

cool whip easter eggs

Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

Want to go all natural? Find out natural items you can use to color your eggs and avoid using dyes at all!

blueberry dyed easter eggs

Dyeing eggs with Skittles

Skittles are one of my favorite candies. Using them to color Easter eggs is such a fun & unique idea. Just remember that these candies can be a choking hazard for really young kids.

skittle colored easter eggs

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