18 Egg-stremely Useful Easter Hacks You Should Know

We know how busy life as a parent is and Easter can be extra busy with school holidays, Easter Egg hunts to co-ordinate, and of course, getting ready for the Easter Bunny. So, here are 18 Egg-stremely Useful Easter Hacks You Should Know to help make life easier for you!

#1. Create Multi Coloured Eggs

Hard boil your eggs then dye them with different food colours before filling them for delicious Easter devilled eggs.

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#2. Make Boxes out of Paper Plates

Cut and fold your paper plates quickly into cute boxes to put Easter goodies into.

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#3. Easy Egg Shell Removal

Add baking soda to your water when boiling eggs to make the shells easy to remove. When the water with baking soda passes through the eggshell, it helps the albumen to separate from the shell.

Extra tip: refrigerate your eggs before adding them to the water. (NB The fresher the eggs, the more the shell is likely to stick)

Or try this egg in a glass of water trick!

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#4. Create Beautiful Gradient Coloured Eggs

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#5. Make Easy Bunny Bunting

Print out or draw a bunny shape and use that as your template to trace and cut out lots of bunnies (with cotton wool for tails) to make cute bunny bunting.

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#6. Make Pretty String Eggs

Use small balloons and wool dipped in glue and wrapped crisscross across the balloon. When the glue has set, burst the balloon and remove it, leaving pretty string eggs.

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#7. Use Pipecleaners for Bunny Napkin Holders

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#8. How to Blow Out Eggs Easily

Use a rubber ear syringe to blow out eggs easily.

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#9. Use a Whisk for Colouring Eggs

Use a whisk to hold eggs while colouring them to save you getting your fingers dyed.

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#10. Make a Bunny Cake Out of 2 Circle Cakes

Bake two round cakes then cut edges off like a tennis ball pattern and hey presto you have a tie and ears!

easter bunny cake

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#11. Turn Dinner Rolls into Bunnies

Snip two ears at the top of your dinner rolls before baking to turn them into Bunny Rolls.

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#12. Use Plastic Eggs as Lunch Containers

Reuse plastic eggs as mini lunch containers filled with little nibbly healthy bites.

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#13. Glow in the Dark Eggs

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#14. Make Bunny Napkins

Fold cute bunnies from your napkins.

bunny napkins

#15. Make Minion Eggs

Make minion eggs from yellow and blue/grey plastic eggs separated and put back together then decorated with sharpie.

minion easter eggs

#16. Create Cute Bunny Hair has instructions for cute bunny hair including a how to video.

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#17. Make a Bunny Head Fresh Fruit Platter

Fill a platter with fresh fruit in the shape of a bunny head.

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#18. Easy Umbrella Easter Decoration

Use an umbrella for a unique Easter door decoration with a bouquet of pink tulips, along with greenery and dyed eggshells filled with daffodils.

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#19. Make Lego Easter Eggs

Glue mints onto eggs before painting them to make cute Lego Easter Eggs.

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Over to you now. Do you have any hacks for Easter you can share? Tell us in the comments below!

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Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls