Tie Dyed Sun Catcher Eggs

Last summer at camp, my boys and I became hooked on tie dye!

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boys tie dyeThe tie dyed shirts they created are their favorites to wear, so I thought they would enjoy “tie dying” paper sun catchers for Easter.

March 21 126To create Tie Dyed Sun Catcher Eggs, you will need:

  • Paper towels
  • Mr. Sketch markers
  • A spray bottle filled with water
  • Rubber bands (optional)

Directions:

1. Cut several paper towels into the shape of an egg.

2. Decorate the eggs with the markers by drawing stripes, polka dots, or funky designs on them. If you would like to, experiment with classic tie dye folds like the spiral and accordion. Use rubber bands to create white areas, if desired.

March 21 0213. Spray the paper towels with water (1 or 2 squirts is sufficient). Allow them to dry.

March 21 0274. Hang in a window and enjoy!

March 21 135The sun catchers look beautiful as daylight streams in. We have not experienced any sun fading (though the eggs have since lost their fruity or spicy Mr. Sketch scent!).

Please visit my Easter Board on Pinterest for more seasonal activities and crafts from around the web!

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