How to Paint Wooden Easter Eggs

How to Paint Wooden Easter Eggs

Learn how to paint wooden Easter eggs with this quick method. Draw styles with sharpies and then paint with vibrant watercolors for eggs that final extended previous Easter!

Updated February 2022

Want to find out how to paint wooden Easter eggs that will final year immediately after year and withstand heavy kid use?

These eggs will extended outlast the tough-boiled type and are sturdier than plastic eggs.

They can be brought out Easter immediately after Easter, offered as gifts, and be added to the play kitchen for some enjoyable pretend play.

And ideal of all, these are so quick to make. Kids of all ages will be capable to join in the decorating enjoyable!

How to Paint Wooden Easter Eggs


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  1. Draw styles on your wood eggs

    We did this with the sharpie markers. You can doodle or draw anything spring-y like flowers.

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  1. Paint more than the styles

    Then paint more than your styles with the watercolors. The black marker lines will show by way of the paint nicely. Let dry.

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  2. Add a protective coat of beeswax (optional)

    Here’s a recipe for DIY wood conditioning creme.

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Admire your new colorful Easter eggs!

You can also give them as a present. Or add them to your play kitchen for some pretend play!

Note: You can also use this method to paint other wooden products, such as wood constructing blocks or any of the products you can come across in the unpainted wood section of the craft shop.

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How to Paint Wooden Easter Eggs

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