Easy Easter Eggs 

 Originally Written: March 22, 2011

By  Hanna Trafford

Last Updated on March 22, 2011 by Hanna Trafford

Bring out your creativity with these adorable Easter Egg Heads.They are easy to make – just think about the possibilities!  And kids think the wiggle eyes are especially funny! Check out your local craft store or a dollar store to get the wiggly eyes and keep your eyes opened for things you can use for hair, hats, etc – get creative and you will love the results!


  • Boiled eggs
  • 3-D paint or glitter glue, in a variety of colors
  • White craft glue
  • Wiggle eyes, in any size
  • Cooling rack or film canister lids
  • Marker
  • Mini bowl (optional)
  • Tweezers (optional)
  • Empty egg cartons


You will need to decorate only one side of the egg at a time. Let the eggs dry either on egg cartons turned upside down, on a cooling rack or film canister lid. Decorate other side when first side is dry.

  1. Place egg into an empty egg carton for stability.
  2. Use glitter glue or 3-D paint to “draw” on hair. This will need to dry for several hours.
  3. If you wish to add a bow, place a small construction paper or ribbon bow into the 3-D paint or glitter glue hair before it dries all the way.
  4. Decide where you want to place the wiggle eyes and glue them in place.
  5. Add a nose by gluing on a miniature pom pom
  6. Draw on a mouth with a marker.
  7. Place on a decorative plate, an Easter basket, or make an arrangement for your table.

Hope you enjoy making these adorable egg heads – please send in your comments, suggestions and experiences – your input is always welcomed and very much appreciated

Hanna Trafford

Hanna is the mother of two grown sons Dan and Dusan Nedelko, and is also the Grandmother to Jax, Cohen and Mila. She is the lead editor of Mama Knows and is hoping to create an exchange of communications with other grandmothers, mothers and daughters - giving everyone the opportunity to learn and share about everything that is "Mama"

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