Nellie’s Free Range Eggs have provided many Fun at Home activities for Easter on their blog. Many of these DIY craft ideas use leftover egg shells and/or cartons. Egg STEM experiments, Egg Carton Lanterns, or even Egg Planters. Check out these ideas and more.
5 STEM Egg Experiments
Eggs can be delicious and healthy as well as great science teachers. Here are five STEM eggsperiments that are both fun and educational.
DIY Scented Rainbow Bubbles
Experiment with rainbow-colored bubbles scented with essential oils. Create your own bubble station in an empty Nellie’s Free Range Egg carton. They are perfect for mixing or matching bubble solutions.
Upcycled Egg Carton Floral Garland
Upcycle Nellie’s Free Range Egg cartons into beautiful garland. It’s both fun and helpful to the environment.
Upcycled Egg Carton Lanterns
Upcycle your own Nellie’s Free Range Egg cartons into lanterns to hang outside or over your bed. Not only are you crafting with recyclable materials, but they also help add a pop of color to any space.
How to Make Cascarones
Create your own cascarones for your own DIY fiesta. Cascarones are empty egg shells that are colored, filled with paper confetti, and sealed with a piece of colorful tissue paper.
Speckled Egg Planters
Get the kids involved in spring gardening projects by creating speckled eggshell planters. They can be bright decorative art pieces for you kitchen window.
Here are some other egg healthy ideas for Parents courtesy of Pete and Gerry’s
DIY Eggshell Calcium Powder
Did you know that eggshells are made almost entirely of calcium carbonate? Create your own eggshell calcium powder to add to your daily smoothie for nutritional benefits to bones and joints.
5 Ways to Use Eggs for Healthier Hair
Add eggs to your beauty regime to refresh your hair. Combining nutrient rich eggs with other ingredients such as aloe vera, essential oils, or lemon juice can help improve different types of hair.
3 DIY Eye Treatments
When it comes to circles, bags, and wrinkles, eggs are a good treatment for many of those eye ailments. Egg whites for example can help tighten your skin and shrink wrinkles, leaving your skin smoother.
3 Egg White Masks for Summer Skin Woes
Did you know that one egg white contains about 4 grams of protein and many vitamins and minerals, like calcium, magnesium and folate? Egg white face masks help provide these nutrients that are beneficial for skin of all types.