Sunday, April 24, 2011

easter eggs

It is that time of year, after all. We hide eggs for Raine, the plastic kind with stuff inside, and it isn't all candy, either. Lego pieces fit well inside an Easter egg and so do a lot of little toys and such. I even found a mini stapler to put into one for her. But dying eggs is fun, and creative. We dye some, but then we don't waste them by hiding them, and watching them get smashed, etc.

We invited Raine's friend Ezekiel over to help. He's Jewish, and often shares traditional Jewish holiday activities with Raine. The kids had a good time decorating the eggs. I read a blog or two that suggested coloring on hot eggs, which melted the crayons and improved the effect. It certainly did. I also had little cups of dyes, a "tie dye" kit, and a kit with lots of eyes, mouths, etc stickers.

Ezekiel did a Men in Black egg that looked really good. Raine did one that looked like Jake Sully from Monsters, Inc.

Tomorrow, we'll have some delicious deviled eggs.