Easter Egg Decorating Ideas for Kids | Creative DIY ways to decorate your eggs - perfect for all children from toddlers to teens (or even adults!). Fun ideas for how to make awesome eggs using supplies like shaving cream, food coloring, paper, dye-free and free printables. Simple to do at home and awesome to display in your easter baskets!

There isn’t much about Easter we don’t love – baskets full of candy, Easter egg hunts with the kids, and yet another excuse to get all gussied up in our Sunday best. But our most favorite part about celebrating Easter, has got to be decorating eggs. It’s such a special way to pass on our own family traditions we always enjoyed with our parents when we were little.

But y’all, gone are the days of just filling a few coffee mugs with store-bought dye. Instead, we’ve rounded up some incredibly creative DIY ideas that are sure to wow everyone from toddlers to teens. We bet you can’t pick just one!

PIN for when you’re ready to decorate!


Minions, and Bunnies, and Chicks, oh my! Your little ones are sure to have hours of crafting fun this Easter with these creative character eggs. They’re almost too cute to eat!

(1)  We give these Emoji Easter Eggs all the heart eyes (via Studio DIY!)

(2)  Hipster Easter Eggs will give your teens something to tweet about (via It’s Always Autumn) 

(3)  These Googly Eye Easter Eggs are super fun, and oh so simple to make (via Oh Happy Day)

(4)  Aren’t these just the cutest Easter Bunny Eggs you ever did see?! (via Little Red Window) 

(5)  These Cactus Easter Eggs are a little prickly, but a whole lotta cute (via Delia Creates) 

(6) Peep peep! Chick Easter Eggs don’t get much sweeter (via It All Started With Paint)

(7)  These sleepy Bunny Easter Eggs are sure to be a hit with your little ones (via Bitte)

(8)  The sweetest DIY Strawberry Easter Eggs – your kiddos won’t believe they’re not real (via Style Me Pretty) 

(9)  Your kids will be singing “Old MacDonald had a farm” with these creative Farm Animal Easter Eggs (via Look What I Made) 

(10) So simple are these Pipe Cleaner Easter Bunny Eggs, a toddler could make them (via Handmade by Kelly) 

(11) It’s minion madness with these amazing Dyed Minion Easter Eggs (via A Pumpkin and a Princess) 

(12) Make your own happy meal with these clever Burger Easter Eggs (via Studio DIY!)

(13) Monster Easter Eggs are the perfect Easter craft for the silliest of toddlers (via Artzy Creations)

(14) Your kids will be drooling over these painted Ice Cream Cone Easter Eggs (via Kara’s Party Ideas)

(15) Or try this version using real Ice Cream cones…plus hot fudge, sprinkles and a cherry on top! (via Studio DIY!)

(16) Or forget the cone all together and make these incredible Banana Split Easter Eggs (via Dawn Nicole)

(17) These Little Miss and Mr Men Easter Eggs are sure to get your kids giggling (via The Glitter in My Tea)

(18) Feeling all kinds of nostalgic with these Super Mario Bros. Easter Eggs (via Instructables)

(19) These Fruit & Veggie Eggs are the most fun your kids will have playing with their food (via Brit + Co)  

(20) The kiddos will be all kinds of tickled when they create these Potato Head Easter Eggs (via The Glitter In My Tea)

(21) Your toddler will love making these oh so sweet Watermelon Easter Eggs (via Let’s Mingle)

(22) These Ninja Turtles Easter Eggs will have everyone singing “Heroes in a Half Shell” (via A Pumpkin & a Princess)

(23) May the force be with you decorating these amazing Star Wars Eggs (via Frugal Fun for Boys & Girls)

(24) Ladybug Eggs, I mean, how adorable can you get?! (via Martha Stewart)

(25) Your kids will have tons of nautical fun creating these inventive Octopus Easter Eggs (via Pysselbolaget)

(26) How genius are these realistic looking Balloon Easter Eggs? (via A Joyful Riot)

(27) These Narwhal Easter Eggs are the stuff dreams are made of (via A Joyful Riot)

(28) Got a little builder at home? These Lego Minifigure Eggs are sure to be a home run (via Frugal Fun for Boys & Girls)

(29) Ninja Eggs will have you winning major “cool mom” points (via OHOH blog)


If dying eggs is your jam then we’ve got the DIY for you. Whether you’re a natural mama or all about the coolest technique in town – check out these Instagram-worthy ideas below!

(1)  These Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs will have you busting out the spice rack (via Oh My Gee)  

(2)  Spell your kids’ names or write a fun message with these talkative Typography Easter Eggs (via Martha Stewart)  

(3)  We can’t get enough of the 80s’ vibe these Neon Dip Dyed Eggs are giving off (via Oh Joy!)  

(4)  Shaving Cream Dyed Eggs may be the most fun your kids will have all year (via Domestic Superhero)

(5)  These graphic Chevron Easter Eggs are so simple to make, but really make a statement (via Take Time for Style)

(6)  Show off your 80s-tastic style with these Tie Dyed Eggs (via Fun at Home with Kids)

(7)  Your kids won’t believe their eyes when you show them these uber cool Rubber Cement Easter Eggs (via Unsophisticook)

(8)  Rubber Band Eggs may be the oldest trick in the book, but it’s still one of the best (via Brit + Co)

(9)  After dying your eggs, your kids will love breaking out the Puffy Paint to create their very own Puffy Paint Eggs (via Better Homes & Gardens)

(10) Your kids will be the coolest on the block with these Kool Aid Dyed Easter Eggs (via Freutcake)  

(11) All you need is a little hot glue and some pompoms to create these adorable Pom Pom Easter Eggs (via Momtastic)


The least mess but perhaps the most fun – these non-dying Easter egg ideas are sure to impress. So many cool crafts – you’ll have a hard time choosing just one! 

(1)  Make your own works of art with this unique Tissue Paper technique (via It’s Always Autumn)  

(2)  You can bedazzle to your heart’s content with these Jeweled Easter Eggs (via Momtastic)  

(3)  Joanna Gaines would totally approve of these Chalkboard Eggs (via Small Fry)

(4)  A little Mod Podge and a whole lot of color bring these Confetti Easter Eggs to life (via Oh Joy!)

(5)  Or try this Confetti-Covered Easter Egg version – made with a hole punch! (via She Makes a Home)

(6)  All you need is a sticker and a Sharpie to create these stunning Bunny Silhouette Easter Eggs (via Cutesy Crafts)

(7)  Chevron Easter Eggs couldn’t get any easier thanks to Washi Tape! (via Lovely Indeed)

(8)  These Melted Crayon Easter Eggs are such a creative way to use your old, broken crayons (via Clumsy Crafter)

(9)  Chalkboard Easter Eggs are so easy, and can be recreated over and over again (via Boulder Locavore)

(10) Your kids will make a unique impression with these Fingerprint Easter Eggs (via Crafty Morning)

(11) These Doughnut Easter Eggs look so real you’ll want to gobble them right up (via Kara’s Party Ideas)

(12) Who can possibly resist Sprinkle Easter Eggs?! (via Let’s Mingle)

(13) Let your child’s imagination run wild with these super simple Sharpie Eggs (via Mom.me) 

(14) Gingham Tape Eggs are the stuff preppy dreams are made of (via Better Homes & Gardens)

(15) Tattoo Easter Eggs are so easy, your kids won’t want to stop! (via Brit + CO)

(16) This version of Sprinkle Easter Eggs uses real sprinkles! (via Studio DIY!)


If you’re feeling daring but need a little help, try these incredible Printables: from circus eggs to the sweetest little gumball machines you ever did see – we’ve got you!

(1)  A little bit of whimsy goes a long way with these fun Egg People printables (via Mr Printables)

(2)  These Circus Egg decorations are sure to bring back childhood memories (via Sew Yeah!)

(3)  Your kids will love mixing and matching these Masters of Disguise egg printables (via Small for Big)

(4)  Gumball Machines Easter Eggs may just be the most fun idea yet!  (via A Joyful Riot)

(5)  Move over Elf – this printable will allow you to create your very own Eggs on a Shelf (via Julep)

(6)  These Superhero Easter Egg “costumes” will be a huge hit with your own superheroes (via Create Craft Love)


If you’re looking to add a little glamour to your Easter gathering, look no further. These DIY ideas will blow you away, and impress all your Easter guests. You may even want to keep them up all year around!

(1)  These DIY Marbled Indigo Eggs are as easy as they are beautiful (via Alice & Lois)  

(2)  From foiled copper to 3D, these Easter Egg DIY ideas are one of a kind (via Lily Ardor)

(3)  These Electrical Tape Patterned Eggs are all kinds of chic (via Martha Stewart)

(4)  How stunning are these Gold Leaf Easter Eggs?! (via SheKnows)

(5)  Nail Polish Easter Eggs are the chicest thing since the LBD (via The Everyday Mom Life)

(6)  Create miniature masterpieces with these beautiful Mosaic Easter Eggs (via Sugar and Charm)

(7)  Looking for a fun DIY project for teens? Look no further than these trendy Icon Easter Eggs (via Lovely Indeed)  

(8)  This Galaxy Easter Eggs tutorial is the perfect craft for your space-loving kiddos (via Dream a Little Bigger)

(9)  These Paint Splattered Easter Eggs are sure to please your budding artists (via Squirrelly Minds)

(10)  Water Color Easter Eggs are a modern take on a classic design (via Oh My! Creative)  

I don’t know about you, but eggs that look this good almost make eating them seem like a sin. But don’t worry, we won’t tell.


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Cammeo Murray


about the author:

Cammeo (Kuh-Mayo) Murray is a style and mama blogger at CammeoHeadtoToe.com, covering fashion, beauty, home, and mamahood. She is a Texan at heart, having grown up in Houston where she now lives with her husband, four year old son and baby girl. You can connect with her at CammeoHeadToToeCammeoHeadToToe Styling, and on Instagram.

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