This brood is all smiles, er, beaks as they pose for a family portrait to welcome their latest addition. (The photo hanging behind them was taken before the baby was born.) Mr. Rooster crows that his new son is a good egg, and Mrs. Chicken is pleased that both children inherited the family's felt features.
Dyeing mixture: 1 teaspoon vinegar, 20 drops food coloring, and 1 cup warm water
Homemade drying rack of pins and foam board
Tempera paint or marker
Egg creature templates
1. Emptying eggs lets you save your creations. An adult should pierce egg at both ends with a utility knife, widening one hole a bit. Poke a straightened paper clip through wide hole; stir yolk. Place ear syringe in smaller hole; squeeze. Contents will pour out. (Wash hands well.)
2. It's easy to make dye: Cover the work area with paper towels. In a jar, mix 1 teaspoon vinegar, 20 drops foodRead More »from Get Your Chicks in a Row: Easter Crafts to Make with Kids