You will need
- a white wax crayon
- food dye
- white vinegar
- paper towel
Usually when we eat boiled eggs for dinner (a regular easy meal at our house) the kids like to turn the egg over when they’ve finished and pretend there is a new egg to eat. The unsuspecting recipient then gets a bit of a surprise when the spoon goes right through an empty egg shell. They think it is hilarious and the joke somehow never fails to get old. However, this time I asked the kids to keep their shells intact as I had a different plan for the eggshells…
*This post was originally published on Kidspot Village Voices on 6 October 2012.
* the eggs were blown so they’ll last for a long time – as long as you don’t drop them!