Rubber Band Dyed Easter Eggs


Introduction: Rubber Band Dyed Easter Eggs

Use various sizes of rubber bands to create patterns on your eggs as you dye them! It's super-easy and very inexpensive, and fun to add a new dimension to egg dyeing.


  • Vinegar
  • Hard-boiled eggs
  • Egg dyeing kit
  • Rubber bands
  • Newspaper
  • Coffee cups
  • Vegetable oil

Step 1: Making the Dye

Place one egg dye tablet in a cup. Add 1 tablespoon of vinegar, and let tablet dissolve. After the tablet is fully dissolved, add 1/2 cup of room temperature water. Stir throughly. Repeat process, until you have a variety of egg dyes.

Step 2: Adding the Eggs

Place rubber bands in a criss-cross pattern, on hard-boiled eggs. Gently place eggs in dye.

Step 3: Alternative Dye to Marble Eggs

An alternative dye, is to place 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in dye. This will create a marbled pattern, on the exterior of the shell.

Step 4: Removing the Eggs

After 30 minutes, remove the eggs from dye. Place eggs on cardboard to dry. Remove rubber bands after eggs are dry.

Step 5: Rubber Band Dyed Easter Eggs

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