Easter is over, but there will be another one, so I thought I’d review the egg coloring kit we used this year. I wanted something generic, just a simple, regular coloring kit that would make me some evenly colored eggs. So, ignoring the overwhelming variety of all kinds of fancy designs, I picked Walmart Egg Coloring Kit for the tremendous price of 72 cents. The kit includes 6 coloring tablets – red, orange, yellow, green, purple, and blue; 1 egg dipper, 32 stickers, an egg drying tray, 9 decorative paper strips to put around eggs, and a memory game – I’d say not bad for the price. Detailed instructions on the back of the box explain that you can go for pale, classic, or rich colors by dissolving the dye tablets in water, lemon juice, or vinegar (respectively). I wanted rich colors so I used vinegar. After dissolving the tablets, I dipped my cooled, hard boiled eggs in the coloring solutions, held them there a little and then set them to dry on the tray. I did 12 eggs, but I could probably do a hundred with this kit, it is that economical.
The eggs turned out very nice, I loved the colors and how easy the coloring process was. The only thing I don’t like is that the colors will start staining if the finished eggs are exposed to moisture.