Eggshell Art
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Eggshell Art

Create an egg-ceptionally beautiful piece of art!
Age Range: 9-12
Craft Time: 30 minutes
Messy Rating:
1 2 3 4 5
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Elmer's® Washable School Glue™
  • Elmer's® Mini Foam Display Board™
  • Water
  • Vinegar
  • Food Coloring
  • Cups, small
  • Pencil
  • Eggshells (6-8)
  • Paint
  • Paper Towels
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 Break clean, dry eggshells into small pieces. The pieces should be no smaller than a dime.


Step 2 Mix ½ teaspoon of vinegar with a small amount of water in a small cup. Add a few drops of food coloring to the mixture and stir. Make as many different colors of mixture in cups as you want.


Step 3 Drop the eggshells into the different colors of mixture. Allow the eggshells to set for 30 minutes. Then, remove the eggshells and place them on a paper towel to dry.


Step 4 Sketch a small section of the picture with glue. Press eggshells into the glue until all of the areas on the picture are covered.


Step 5 Let the glue dry completely.


Step 6 Decorate your picture with bright paint colors. Let the paint dry completely.


Step 7 Display your eggshell artwork for others to see!

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by Elmer's Products