Creative Lunchbox Ideas: Watch How to Create Cute Emoji Eggs


September 27, 2017

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With the recent release of the Emoji Movie, your child’s lunchbox will be bang on trend with these cute Emoji Eggs. So grab the yellow food colouring, boil some eggs and bring creative lunchbox ideas to the next level!

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How to Create Cute Emoji Eggs

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  • Eggs (hard boiled and peeled)
  • Yellow food colouring
  • Vinegar
  • Water
  • Black and red food gel/icing
  • Imagination!


  • Boil your eggs for approximately 6 minutes and peel them once cool enough
  • Add 4 to 6 drops of yellow food colouring and a couple of drops of vinegar to a bowl of warm water
  • Immerse your peeled hard boiled eggs in the yellow mixture and leave for 15 minutes or until they have turned yellow
  • Decorate them with the black and red food gel to look like your favourite emoji symbol

Now they are ready to eat. Add them to your child’s lunchbox for a nutritious and delicious snack.

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What is you favourite emoji symbol? Share them with us in the comments box below. 

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Published On: September 27th, 2017 / Categories: Food and Recipes, School / Last Updated: April 3rd, 2021 / Tags: , , , /

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Michelle is a Mum to 2 girls and co-founded Mykidstime.

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