Rice Dyed Easter Eggs

Decorate beautiful Easter eggs using rice and food coloring.  My kids thought it was so cool to dye eggs with rice! #riceshakeeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #ricedyedeggs #ricedyingeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #riceshakeeggs #riceeastereggdyeing #riceeggcoloring #eastereggdecoratingideas #growingajeweledrose
We love trying new and fun ways to decorate Easter eggs!
Today, we tried using rice to dye our eggs, and the results turned out SO COOL!  Read on to see how you can easily set this activity up at home.

Decorate beautiful Easter eggs using rice and food coloring.  My kids thought it was so cool to dye eggs with rice! #riceshakeeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #ricedyedeggs #ricedyingeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #riceshakeeggs #riceeastereggdyeing #riceeggcoloring #eastereggdecoratingideas #growingajeweledrose
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All you need for this egg decorating idea is rice and food coloring.  The rice creates a spot-like effect in the dye as it colors the eggs, which my kids thought was really cool!  They also loved shaking the eggs and rice, giggling as fun sounds were produced. 

Rice Shake Easter Eggs

Materials
Method
  • Begin by placing a bit of rice into a small container that has a lid.
Decorate beautiful Easter eggs using rice and food coloring.  My kids thought it was so cool to dye eggs with rice! #riceshakeeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #ricedyedeggs #ricedyingeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #riceshakeeggs #riceeastereggdyeing #riceeggcoloring #eastereggdecoratingideas #growingajeweledrose
Decorate beautiful Easter eggs using rice and food coloring.  My kids thought it was so cool to dye eggs with rice! #riceshakeeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #ricedyedeggs #ricedyingeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #riceshakeeggs #riceeastereggdyeing #riceeggcoloring #eastereggdecoratingideas #growingajeweledrose
  • Carefully place a cool, hard-boiled egg into the container, and then seal it tightly.
Decorate beautiful Easter eggs using rice and food coloring.  My kids thought it was so cool to dye eggs with rice! #riceshakeeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #ricedyedeggs #ricedyingeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #riceshakeeggs #riceeastereggdyeing #riceeggcoloring #eastereggdecoratingideas #growingajeweledrose
  • Now, have kids shake the containers.
  • Shake and shake some more until happy with the dyed effect of your egg.
Decorate beautiful Easter eggs using rice and food coloring.  My kids thought it was so cool to dye eggs with rice! #riceshakeeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #ricedyedeggs #ricedyingeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #riceshakeeggs #riceeastereggdyeing #riceeggcoloring #eastereggdecoratingideas #growingajeweledrose
  • Repeat this process until all of the eggs have been decorated.
Decorate beautiful Easter eggs using rice and food coloring.  My kids thought it was so cool to dye eggs with rice! #riceshakeeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #ricedyedeggs #ricedyingeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #riceshakeeggs #riceeastereggdyeing #riceeggcoloring #eastereggdecoratingideas #growingajeweledrose
  • Allow 4-6 hours for the eggs to fully dry.
Decorate beautiful Easter eggs using rice and food coloring.  My kids thought it was so cool to dye eggs with rice! #riceshakeeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #ricedyedeggs #ricedyingeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #riceshakeeggs #riceeastereggdyeing #riceeggcoloring #eastereggdecoratingideas #growingajeweledrose
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Decorate beautiful Easter eggs using rice and food coloring.  My kids thought it was so cool to dye eggs with rice! #riceshakeeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #ricedyedeggs #ricedyingeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #riceshakeeggs #riceeastereggdyeing #riceeggcoloring #eastereggdecoratingideas #growingajeweledrose
  • Try adding more than one food dye color to the containers to make multi-colored eggs.
Decorate beautiful Easter eggs using rice and food coloring.  My kids thought it was so cool to dye eggs with rice! #riceshakeeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #ricedyedeggs #ricedyingeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #riceshakeeggs #riceeastereggdyeing #riceeggcoloring #eastereggdecoratingideas #growingajeweledrose
Decorate beautiful Easter eggs using rice and food coloring.  My kids thought it was so cool to dye eggs with rice! #riceshakeeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #ricedyedeggs #ricedyingeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #riceshakeeggs #riceeastereggdyeing #riceeggcoloring #eastereggdecoratingideas #growingajeweledrose
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Decorate beautiful Easter eggs using rice and food coloring.  My kids thought it was so cool to dye eggs with rice! #riceshakeeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #ricedyedeggs #ricedyingeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #riceshakeeggs #riceeastereggdyeing #riceeggcoloring #eastereggdecoratingideas #growingajeweledrose
Decorate beautiful Easter eggs using rice and food coloring.  My kids thought it was so cool to dye eggs with rice! #riceshakeeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #ricedyedeggs #ricedyingeastereggs #ricedyedeastereggs #riceshakeeggs #riceeastereggdyeing #riceeggcoloring #eastereggdecoratingideas #growingajeweledrose
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