She loves sharing her creativity here at Make and Takes! To appease the gods and the spirits of Spring, decorate and paint eggs, then leave them at the foot of trees as offerings. With your pencil, draw an image, then trace your glue on top of the image. I’m going to try it with my son’s preschool this week! You can use eggshells as a non-toxic abrasive in washing up by throwing some crushed eggshells into any pan or baking dish that has food cooked onto it as you scrub. This art project seems much easier than traditional egg dyeing for my really young children. Best regards from Barcelona, Boil the eggshells in your coffee. Marta. The egg-carton has always been a preschool favourite for kids craft but kids can have a lot of fun with eggshells too! I’ll do it with my son and have recommended your post on my blog. BB – Thanks for kind words. These are lovely. To do this you'll need free range, preferably also organic, eggs and you'll have to dry the eggshells out in the oven and sanitise them before crushing them. A carton full of sprouting eggshells on the windowsill is a great way to start a dozen seedlings. Let the images dry for a bit, then you can display them for Easter. Thanks for the reminder!! At 1 Million Women we take waste seriously and try our best to reuse anything we can but I must admit I never gave a second thought to throwing away my eggshells until I saw this post from
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