Egg Decorating: The 18 Essential Designs & Techniques Everyone Should Know!

Odd Dot. (Show-How Guides). Jan. 2022. 48p. pap. $5.99. ISBN 9781250784360.
Gr 2-6–This guide provides detailed step-by-step instructions on how to dye, paint, and embellish eggs using a wide variety of techniques. Each topic is covered in a numbered grid, with blue-and-white cartoon-style illustrations depicting each step of the process. Techniques include: boiling eggs; dyeing eggs with food coloring; using natural dyes; painting eggs (the book warns not to eat these); stamping eggs; creating colorful patterns with whipped cream, aluminum foil, or bubble wrap; decorating eggs with pompons, yarn, and paper; games to play with decorated eggs; and how to make stuffed eggs.
VERDICT With its clean, kid-friendly layout and clear, detailed instructions, this guide will appeal to families looking for new ways to decorate eggs for Easter and other occasions.

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