Natural Easter Egg Dye

Use a natural Easter egg dye this year. You can create all sorts of different dye colors for your Easter eggs using all natural ingredients.

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You’ll Need

* large pan
* water
* vinegar

Choose from the ingredients below depending on what color you like.

* Beige to brown: Strong brewed coffee
* Pale Red: Fresh beets or cranberries, frozen raspberries
* Pale green: Spinach leaves
* Orange: Yellow onion skins
* Light yellow: Orange or lemon peels, carrot tops, celery seed or ground cumin
* Yellow: Ground turmeric
* Green-gold: Yellow Delicious apple peels
* Blue: Canned blueberries or red cabbage leaves


Put the eggs in the pan and add enough water to completely cover the eggs. Add a teaspoon of vinegar to the water as well as some of the natural ingredients above.

Bring the water to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Take the eggs out with a spoon and let them cool.

After you’re done peeling and eating the eggs, use the shell pieces to make this fun mosaic craft.

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