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Want an easy yet lovely Easter egg art activity to do with your kids?
Invite your children to paint watercolor surprise Easter egg art to see what magically appears!
This watercolor Easter egg art is so easy to make but so much fun for both kids and adults. Kids will love the surprise that comes when they add color to the egg and adults will have so much fun watching their kid’s reaction as they see the design magically emerge.
Using watercolor and crayons is quickly becoming one of my favorite techniques to experiment with. Check out my awesome Shaving Cream Rain Cloud in a Jar STEM Experiment post for more fun and creative ideas kids will love!
How To Make Watercolor Resist Surprise Easter Eggs
Creating watercolor surprise Easter egg art using a watercolor resist medium is a fun and easy Easter art project for kids (and adults!).
What You Need to Make Watercolor Resist Easter Eggs
- Cut out egg shapes from card stock.
- Draw designs on the egg using the white crayon. Invite your children to use crayons or oil pastels to draw designs on the Easter eggs or do it yourself and let your kids be surprised when the design reveals itself.
- Paint the eggs with the watercolor paint to see the surprise Easter art magically appear!
Drawing designs only with white make the designs hard to see before the child paints. Even though they know that the art is there, they will be surprised to see the drawings appear. It’s magic!
If you use colored crayons and pastels designs on the Easter egg template, you can create colorful designs that the child will be able to see before they paint with watercolors.
For even more watercolor surprise fun, invite siblings, friends or even grandparents to draw designs for each other and surprise them with hidden art!
If your child isn’t a fan of painting with watercolor, then telling them that there will be a surprise is a great way to motivate them to create art.
You could also call this type of craft Color Mixing Easter Art if you don’t want to spoil the surprise that there will be, well, a surprise. Shhh… it’ll be our little secret.