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Did you consider that you could avoid unnatural food coloring and color your eggs by using natural ingredients, such as beets and tea? Some of the materials I will list, such as lemon peels, must be boiled first, and others, such as berry juice, do not. Natural Food Coloring, Food Colors, Colors Easter, Colors Catherine
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Vibrant Easter Eggs, dyed naturally. Thought this would also be a good teaching tool for history...how textiles were dyed long ago. Maybe even try to dye different materials like cotton fabric, yarn, etc with the the natural dyes (science).
These jewel-colored eggs are so beautiful we often have egg dying get-togethers with our friends and their kids to make them. And you don’t have to rely on commercial products to create them, either. Your refrigerator and pantry hold a cornucopia of fruits, vegetables, and spices that can be turned into a rainbow of distinctive dyes.
how flippin' neat! silk-necktie-dyed eggs! Tightly wrap & tie the silk from a necktie around an egg, wrap again with a white cotton cloth, boil eggs for 20 minin water with 1/4 c. of white vinegar, dry, and the pattern from the tie gets imprinted on the eggs! Definitely trying this one! :)