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Love these Easter projects using melted crayons, washi tape, and stamps - perfect for older kids.

3 New Approaches to The Easter Egg

Happy hump day friends.  Do you all have big Easter plans for this weekend?  We’re actually double booked – which I’m bummed about.  Friends of ours are hosting a hunt in their backyard and the idea of all our littles running around together sounds so fun.

But our annual tradition is to head home for an organized egg hunt with both sets of grandparents – anything else just wouldn’t be Easter.  (Plus the Easter bunny himself makes an appearance, which the kids love).  So we’ll be piling in the car for a short road trip.

Before the big day arrives, though, I wanted to be sure to share some of the Easter-centric projects I’ve been getting up to over on eHow as well as some of my favorite MPMK posts from Easters past…

Melted crayons Easter egg decorating

C and I had a lot of fun exploring a new medium for decorating eggs while S napped a few weeks ago.

Washi tape Easter Egg art

We’ve also been working on some Easter decor for the mantel.  Here’s the info. for version 1: Washi Easter Eggs.

stamped Easter egg art

…and version 2: Stamped Easter Eggs.

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And, in case you missed it, this year on MPMK we extended the egg dyeing fun with this watercolor egg activity.

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We also made some adorable (and delicious) donut bunnies.

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Finally, in years past on MPMK we’ve covered Easter pretty heavily.  Two of my all-time favorite posts include this roundup of what to do with all those plastic eggs once the hunt is over.

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And, of course, our DIY paint chip Easter Egg Garland.  The original publishing of this post fell right around my 30th birthday and was the first thing to really put MPMK on the map.

P.S. Still need a few goodies for the Easter basket?  Check out our picks for the best family board games as well as our list of the top 10 kid books to welcome Spring.

 

 

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