Easter is coming!

 

Easter is coming!

Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.  ~S.D. Gordon

This a wonderful time to make memories with your children. Dying eggs is always fun.

Below are a few cute and fun ideas of projects to do with the kids around Easter.

Kool-Aid dyed eggs

Did you know you can use Kool-Aid to dye eggs:

 Ingredients:

 a variety of Kool-Aid packages
eggs (hard boiled)
2/3 cup water per package of Kool-Aid

Directions

 Add one packet of Kool-Aid to 2/3 cup of water and stir.
Make sure eggs have cooled and a dry!

You don’t have to leave the eggs in the dye cups very long before you’ll see them become quite brightly colored. The eggs will smell fruity at first but after they dry, they smell and taste like normal hard-boiled eggs.

Color Tips:

To get a nice yellow, use one packet of Lemonade mixed with a quarter to half packet of Orange.

To get light pink, use one packet of Pink Lemonade and add a little bit of Cherry or Strawberry.

Rice Krispies Eggs
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 package (10 oz., about 40) JET-PUFFED Marshmallows
  • OR
  • 4 cups JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal

Once done mixing roll in egg shapes. You can cut them in half, burrow out a little hole and put M&M’s inside then put both halves back together. You can also keep the egg together and roll in spring colored sprinkles.

Jello Easter Eggs

Ingredients

Finger jello Easter eggs

4 envelopes of Knox gelatin

3 (3oz.) boxes of flavored gelatin

4 cups water

1to 2 doz. hollowed out egg shells

Boil water. Add Knox and flavored gelatin. Stir until dissolved. Prepare egg shells. Hollow egg  shells: shake eggs. Make a 1/4 inch hole in large end of egg. Shake our insides. Rinse with water. Set up in egg crates. Pour jello mixture  into egg shells. Refrigerate.

Tip you can use a small funnel or a syringe to put the jello into the egg shells. Also if you would like you can cut the eggs in half place them on a plate and place a dab of whip cream on each of them.

9th Annual Allendale Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday April 4th 1:00 pm at Life Stream Church, 6561 Lake Michigan Dr. Kids up to 10 years old. The event is free
Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Barnes and Noble River Town Crossing March 28th at 10:00, ages 2-5 years old.
Christ Community Church Easter Egg Stravaganza March 28 1:00pm, Ages 1 year to 5th grade bring your own basket. 2400 Forest Hill Ave SE, Grand Rapids Mi 49546.
Community Easter Egg Hunt at Hillcrest Church 3617 Hill crest Rd. Hudsonville Mi April 4 at 10:00am. Kids of all ages welcome. Face painting balloon animal in the event of inclement weather the event will be indoors

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