As part of our month of crafts for children, we will be posting links to cool ideas and inspiration as well as tutorials and articles. We are still taking tutorial and article ideas for the month so please email your ideas and stories to me at whipup[at]gmail.com.
craftastica has an excellent tutorial about natural dyeing of eggs (easter is coming up…) – what a great project to do with your kids.
onions and red cabbage were the best, but i also had success with beets (brick red, but only after soaking for several hours — before that, a displeasing brown, alum or not), tumeric (very similar to yellow onions but less dappled and more likely to stain everything), and hibiscus tea. i expected the tea to result in purple or blue eggs, but instead got a sage green,